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Haute Route Rockies - Stage 7

        

Modeled after OC Sport's three successful events in Europe - Haute Route Alps, Pyrénées, and Dolomites - Mavic Haute Route Rockies is set for its inaugural run in 2017 with six host cities in Colorado on the route including Stage 7 in Colorado Springs. As many as 400 cyclists are expected.
 
Carving through the heartland of American cycling, the Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2017 will feature an unforgettable combination of jaw-dropping scenery and breathtaking climbs. The event offers committed amateur riders the opportunity to compete with a professional level of off-the-bike support unprecedented in U.S. amateur cycling. 
 
The event starts in Boulder on Saturday, June 24, and finishes in Colorado Springs on Friday, June 30. Competitors face seven timed and ranked stages covering 550 miles and in excess of 52,500' of climbing on some of Colorado's best known mountain roads, many soaring above 10,000' in elevation. 
 
Mavic Haute Route Rockies 2017 - Stage by Stage
Stage 1: Boulder - Boulder (69 miles, 6,280') Ascent: Sunshine Canyon 9,338'
Stage 2: Boulder - Winter Park (80 miles, 10,880') climbs & ascents: Magnolia Drive 8,205', Central City Parkway Climb 8,898', Berthoud Pass 11,307
Stage 3: Winter Park - Avon (95 miles, 6,630') climbs & ascents: Cottonwood Pass 8,901; Trough Road 8,202', Wolcott 8,235'
Stage 4: ITT Avon - Avon (11 miles, 2,060') climbs & ascents: Mountain Star 8,478', Wildridge 8,681'
Stage 5: Avon - Snowmass Village (102 miles, 8,850') climbs & ascents: Battle Mountain 9,161', Tennessee Pass 10,424', Independence Pass 12,095'
Stage 6: Snowmass Village - Crested Butte (106 miles, 9,970') climbs & ascents: Sopris Creek Road 8,117', McClure Pass 8,755', Kebler Pass 10,007'
Stage 7: Colorado Springs - Colorado Springs (44 miles, 4,590') Ascent: Gold Camp Road 7,464'. This stage will start and finish at Rock Ledge Ranch on the east side of Garden of the Gods Park.
 
 
 
Course
The 44 mile course for Stage 7 starts and finishes at Rock Ledge Ranch in Garden of the Gods Park.  The Colorado Springs Police Department will be escorting the cyclists in a rolling enclosure from the start through Garden of the Gods, across Highway 24 and to the intersection of S. 26th St. & Westend Ave.  There will be a street closure from this location south to Gold Camp Road and on Gold Camp Road through N. Cheyenne Canon to the Starsmore Visitor & Nature Center.  The remainder of the course will be "rules of the road" in which cyclists will observe all traffic laws, stop signs, traffic lights, etc. 
 
 
Registration 
Registration for the inaugural edition of the Mavic Haute Route Rockies are open now. You can enter as an individual but all riders will be in a team numbering from three to nine members so you will be assigned to a team before the start. If you are already part of a team, you can provide the name of your team when registering. As the race is timed and ranked all riders are classified as both an individual and as part of a team.
 
Places will be reserved on a first come first served basis, with confirmation upon completion of the entry form AND receipt of your payment via our online credit card payments system.  CLICK HERE to register.
NEW!!  - CLICK HERE to register & ride Stage 7 in Colorado Springs - limited spots available!
 

Volunteer
Volunteers are needed to help support this prestigious international cycling event in a variety of roles including: set-up, course marshals, beer garden, parking/staging, etc.

  • Friday, June 30 - 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
  • Friday, June 30 - 12:30 pm - 6:00 pm

CLICK HERE to volunteer for the Mavic Haute Route Rockies - Stage 7. 


Lodging
Room blocks have been setup at the following partner hotels.

Hotel Address City Reservation Site Rate
5580 Tech Center Drive Colorado Springs Click here to make a reservation.  
4 South 
Cascade Avenue
Colorado Springs Click here to make a reservation. $189.00 + tax
3225 Broadmoor Valley Road Colorado Springs Click here to make a reservation. $239.00 + $24.00 resort fee + tax
1775 East Cheyenne Mountain Boulevard Colorado Springs Click here to make a reservation. $149.00 + tax
2886 South Circle Drive Colorado Springs www.hotelelegante.com     Reservation Code: 1775815 $150.00 + tax
8 South Nevada Avenue Colorado Springs Click here to make a reservation. $219.00 + tax
2 El Paso Blvd. Colorado Springs www.bicycleresort.com  

 

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