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Mt. Evans – CANCELLED DUE TO PREDICTED RAIN

June 17 @ 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Forecast looks like an unpleasant ride both up and down.  Let’s save Evans for another day.

Meet in the Bergen Park RTD lot and riding at 8:00 a.m. as it is critical to be off summit before afternoon storms, which are always expected.  If weather is deteriorating before reaching summit, turn back.  Ride down is difficult and tiring due to rough pavement.  Best not to have tires over inflated (and tires will become harder as elevation is gained).  Shorter options are to turn back from Summit Lake, or the Visitor Center, or Echo Lake Lodge.  Carry clothing suitable for downhill riding in temperatures <50F, even on hot days, and carry rain gear.

Details

Date:
June 17
Time:
8:00 am - 2:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Fitness Rating
Difficult
Technical Difficulty
Difficult
Miles
66
Elevation Gain
7783'
Ride Map
https://ridewithgps.com/routes/6469667

Venue

Bergen Park n Ride
1287 County Road 65
Evergreen, CO United States
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