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Colorado Backcountry Multi-Sport

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Key Information:
Tour Duration: 6 day(s)
Group Size: 4 - 13 people
Destination(s): Colorado  
Specialty Categories: Multi-activity  
Season: July - August
Airfare Included: No
Tour Customizable: Yes
Minimum Per Person Price: 1495 US Dollar (USD)
Maximum Per Person Price: 1495 US Dollar (USD)

Imagine a multi-sport getaway where you are literally immersed in the pristine wilds of Colorado's snow-covered peaks, wildflower-laden meadows and shimmering aspen groves. On our lofty, backcountry adventure, we bicycle historic pathways, raft exhilarating whitewater, and hike among jagged peaks and glaciated lakes. At day's end, relax in the comfort of a European-style chalet.

Your Itinerary

Days 1-2: Vail - Tennessee Pass - Arkansas River

Meeting in Vail, our adventure begins with a hike along a portion of the 490-mile Colorado Trail from Tennessee Pass to Uncle Bud's Hut, where we enjoy the peace and solitude of the Rocky Mountain backcountry. The next day we whitewater raft the thrilling rapids of Brown's Canyon on the Arkansas River. (B/L/D).

Days 3-4: Timberline and Turquoise Lakes

We hike past a series of emerald-tinted alpine lakes and through meadows of wildflowers up to the shores of Timberline Lake, nestled at the base of the Continental Divide. Following a peaceful night at Skinner Hut, we bike down the old Midland Railroad route to Turquoise Lake with views of Mt. Elbert and Mt. Massive, two of Colorado's highest peaks. (B/L/D).

Day 5: Hagerman Pass - Holy Cross Wilderness - Henderson Park

Departing from our secluded lodge, we bike over Hagerman Pass on the Continental Divide and then shuttle to explore expansive Henderson Park by foot. The day is capped off at Peter Estin Hut, perched high on a lofty knoll at 11,200 feet. (B/L/D).

Day 6: Charles Peak - White River National Forest - Vail

Summit Charles Peak at over 12,000 feet in the morning and witness the breathtaking 360-degree views of the central Colorado Rockies. Conclude our activities with a bike ride downhill through aspen forests and meadows of wildflowers to Yeoman Park. We end our Colorado sampling with a shuttle back to Vail. (B/L).

Notes:
Airfare is not included in the tour price.

Trip Fees Include: All accommodations (double occupancy), all meals, T-shirt, water bottle, national park fees, support vehicle, professional guides, canyoneering and rock climbing instruction and equipment, and mountain biking instruction.

Trip Fees Exclude: Airfare, personal insurance, miscellaneous hotel expenses (phone, fax, laundry, etc.), bike rental ($95), additional optional tours, services not specified in the tour itinerary, and guide gratuities (an appropriate gratuity to each trip leader is $75-$100 per guest).

Supplier Information
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Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Mar 2001
Client Request Served: 1176

For 18 years, M08549 has been the most trusted and experienced active travel company offering hiking, biking and multi-sport vacations on all seven continents. All-inclusive tours feature small groups, local guides, personalized itineraries, charming inns or carefree camping, and an unmatched Best Value in Active...

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