8 days
Duration
Avg-Sep
Dates
North America, Colorado
Location

Our summer Colorado MTB collection has it all!

A collected array of mountain and desert landscapes will surely fascinate you. We will start our tour in Denver, ride through Aspen & Snowmass, have fun on Crested Butte classics and finish in Fruita – likely to be THE HOTTEST BIKING destination at the moment! A real must-do tour if you are a passionate mountain biker we would say!

Interesting fact: Colorado’s Front Range is among the most stoked populations of riders in the country. We invite you to experience this world of biking with us!

Please note

This tour may be influenced by many factors, such as changing weather conditions, group riding abilities, trail damage, just naming a few. Our guides will plan the itinerary after the assessment of all these factors. Moreover, the tour plan might be changing and adapting due to day-to-day conditions. However, we ensure you, that every member of the group will have the best possible experience during our Colorado MTB collection tour.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Denver International Airport (Colorado)
DEPARTURE TIME as per request
RETURN TIME as per request
WEAR Comfortable bike and athletic clothing, sport shoes (biking shoes), jacket and sunscreen
INCLUDED
Denver International airport – Denver city shuttle
7 days B&B
MTB lift tickets
24/7 assistance and help
introduction to biking in Clorado with a guide
secure bike maintenance and storage room for your bikes
optional skills, safety check and training with a guide
NOT INCLUDED
airfare (we can help you purchase the best ticket possible)
gear and bike rental on previous online inquiries
personal safety and cycling equipment
food and drinks (lunch & dinner)
travel and activity insurance
tips are optional and not included in price
optional activities not scheduled by Bike Hike Tours
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Day 1 – Arrival to the Denver International Airport

Once you arrive at the airport, we will pick you up and drive you to your hotel in Denver. Free evening to relax.

We recommend arriving in Denver the day before the tour start date, to give yourself time to relax after your travels.

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Day 2 – Denver local trails

Welcome to Denver! Not only is this a capital within striking distance of great trails all over the state, but there are also numerous fun MTB trails close to the city itself! Mountain biking near Denver offers a ton of great cross country and all mountain riding. We will explore the foothills west of Denver and ride high into the Rocky Mountains. Sleepover in the same hotel in Denver.

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Day 3 – Trails around Snowmass/Aspen

After our 2nd breakfast in Denver, we will collect all our things from the hotel, as our next home for the night will be in Aspen. Therefore, we will first drive to our next biking destination for the day, Snowmass. The drive will take us around 2,5h. Once on spot, we will hit the flow trails in and around the world-famous mountain resort. We will be riding pristine singletracks through breathtaking Aspen forests. After your legs will be done for the day, we will return to our hotel to relax. Sleepover in a small hotel in Aspen.

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Day 4 – Aspen / Snowmass bike park

On our 3rd day, we will get truly funky in the Snowmass Bike Park! This park has everything needed to master the beginner and the intermediate downhill mountain bike trails! More than 50 miles of lift- and gondola-served mountain biking trails await you here! Late evening return to our small hotel for the night in Snowmass.

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Day 5 – Colorado Grande Traverse

A big day ahead! We will first get a truly nutritious breakfast, that will prepare us for a great journey from Aspen to Crested Butte, where we will stay for the night. In total, we will ride 40 miles over the Elk Mountains with over 7,800′ of elevation gain. A well-deserved dinner at our hotel in Crested Butte will be ready for us!

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Day 6 – Crested Butte classic trails

Today is the day you will experience yet another face of MTB in Colorado! The classics 401 + 403. This day is the very definition of alpine mountain biking in Colorado! We will be sampling some of the best singletracks available anywhere in the world. In the evening, we will get back in the van and drive for another 2h to arrive to Fruita, where we will stay for the night.

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Day 7 – Fruita Colorado desert trail

Fruita is now considered by many to be one of the premier MTB destinations in Colorado! It offers perfect combinations of terrain to challenge riders of all skill levels and abilities. Also, the shorter drive times and a wide variety of trail options makes it a great family spot. We will enjoy the day riding in this awesome desert and finally, in the evening, return to our small hotel for the night.

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Day 8 – Departure day

Today is the day we will have to say our goodbyes and exchange some e-mails, to arrange and meet again next year! We are sure, you will want to return to this amazing place after such an unforgettable week! If your flight is not until late afternoon or evening, you will be able to enjoy and discover Denver by yourself. This time, on foot!;)

We are passionate adventure travelers ourselves. We have spent our lives in search for the ultimate outdoor experiences. You will gain skills in outdoor activities and meet like-minded individuals to share wonderful adventures. Passion and full dedication to details for each itinerary as well as an excellent relationship with our suppliers in Slovenia have built up the Bikehiketours brand.
Your adventure guides are local and experienced professionals who have a real passion for outdoor activities and for the culture and landscape.
Your safety is their number one priority, closely followed by your enjoyment of the tour. They will always be on-hand to answer any questions or requests you may have throughout your trip. We choose our guides for their expertise in outdoor activities. They are experts in their fields.
We only run small group adventures to ensure that everyone has the best experience possible and not get lost in the crowd. There will generally be between seven and 14 people in each group. The minimum number of people we require to run our tours is four.
Our tour caters for a wide age range, typically between 30 and 60 years old, but age is simply a state of mind, as they say, and we welcome anyone over the age of 18! 
Tours are designed at your own pace and you will enjoy no matter what your age.

Each evening your guides will chat with you about the following day’s activities and give you an idea of the sorts of trails you can look forward to. If there’s anything you feel anxious about, your guides will be happy to discuss it with you.
We recommend following a general training in the weeks leading up to your trip.
Your guide will be very happy to give you some bike skills training during your trip to help improve your confidence and your enjoyment of your bike adventure. 

As fellow sports enthusiasts, we understand the comfort you may find in riding with your own gear. Due to things can get a bit challenging when it comes to traveling please consult our booking manager prior to departure.

Q. Will I have to carry my own luggage?
You will never have to worry about your bags on tour. You only need to carry a daypack with you whilst riding. We have a support vehicle and driver who will transfer your luggage to your next accommodation each day, and have it ready and waiting for your arrival.
On your holiday you will be staying in a range of comfortable, welcoming local accommodations, including traditional guest houses, small hotels, and a boutique hotel. For details please consult with your booking manager.
Traveling light is the key. Although the daytime and nighttime temperatures can vary in the mountains, so you must make sure that you have plenty of layers of breathable clothing to ensure that you are always warm enough and can remove a layer if you get too hot. 
You should also bring cycling shorts/trousers, gloves, padded undershorts, waterproof jacket, flip-flops, specific shoes for cycling.
Where the meals are included in Bikehiketours itineraries they are in a group setting. 
Your Bikehiketours guide will also be with you during these scheduled meals. 
During the meals that are not included in the itinerary, you are free to choose where you would like to dine. Your guide will advise you the best places to dine for these meals. You can choose to join with others and decide to dine together somewhere or, if you desire some independent time, you are also always welcome to do your own thing.
Medical insurance is mandatory on all of our holidays. We also recommend trip cancellation insurance. Contact your booking manager and we will help you choose the right plan for your holiday.
Many of our travelers join as singles. We charge single supplement fee to solo travelers for single room use. But don’t worry, we can pair you with another traveler of the same gender if you like.


A single supplement is an additional charge for a private room for guests traveling alone.
The cost of our holidays does not include international airfare. However, we are happy to assist you in booking flights to join with each tour. The prices vary depending on the season and the point of departure.
We can arrange early arrivals and extended visits. We will be happy to provide suggestions and ideas.
The more in advance you book, the greater availability of dates you’ll find.

Attention to the smallest details, expertise, and great local guides are the key to a successful adventure.