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Divide Adventure Ride Explanation

  • The Divide stages from and to the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport.
  • With secure parking.

Pavement Ends

Ride over 11+ Mountain Passes in the Heart of the Rockies.

  • The Divide Rides are in July and September.
  • When most of the tourist have not yet arrived or have gone home.
  • This is a low-key, high adventure, no hassle Adventure Motorcycle ride on the Continental Divide.
  • Membership Includes proven phone compatible GPS Tracks, Gear Portage, 2 nights camping, 3 meals, T-Shirt and a Chase Truck.
Adventure ride on the Continental Divide
Independence Pass on the Continental Divide

Ride over 11+ Mountain Passes you’ve probably heard about:

  1. Victor Pass*
  2. Trout Creek Pass
  3. Weston Pass
  4. Independence Pass*
  5. Hagerman Pass
  6. Mosquito Pass**
  7. Weston Pass
  8. Cottonwood Pass*
  9. Cumberland Pass
  10. Waunita Pass
  11. Blacksage Pass
  12. Old Monarch Pass
  13. Monarch Pass*
  14. Marshall Pass
  15. Pikes Peak (Not a Pass)*
  • Over 70,000 feet in cumulative elevation gain in 4 days
  • * = Paved
  • **= Alternate Hero loop on Day 3

11 PLUS

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DIVIDE RIDE
DIVIDE RIDE

Colorado Springs Airport to the Continental Divide. And Back.

  • 11+ Mountain Passes
  • 4 Days, 750+ miles
  • Ride up Pikes Peak on Day 4 if you wish
Pikes Peak Devils Playground

Club Membership for the Divide Ride includes:

  • Phone compatible GPS Tracks
  • Gear Portage
  • T-Shirt
  • Route Maps
  • Chase Truck and Support trailer
  • 65% Off-Road
  • Campsites on the Arkansas River are included
  • Lodging is Not Included
  • Club has held discounted lodging in Leadville and Poncha Springs
  • Club will supply or purchase 3 meals.
  • Breakfasts Dinner 
  • There is a Bar & Grill at the Drift-In Campsite on the Arkansas River

Check the Article & Photos from 2021 on Adventure Rider:

Advevnture Rider LINK

Link to Adventure Rider Article

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JULY ’23 Divide Ride Google Share Photo Gallery

 

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SEPT ’23 Divide Ride Google Share Photo Gallery

 

President Theodore Roosevelt said on a Train ride in 1900 that the beauty of the route from Colorado Springs…

“This is the ride that bankrupts the English language.”

Old Railroad Tunnel on Goldcamp Road
Old Railroad Tunnel on Goldcamp Road
Cottonwood Pass in the heart of the Rocky Mountains
Cottonwood Pass in the heart of the Rocky Mountains
Hagerman Pass at almost 12k feet
Hagerman Pass is 25 feet below 12,000 feet

Stage & Park at the Colorado Springs Municipal Airport

  • Sign-In at the COS Airport on Day 1
  • Sign-in opens at 7 am
  • Riders Meeting at 8 am
  • Meet at the yellow Acerbis EZ-Up in the SW corner of Long-term parking
  • Secure Parking is assured
COS LONG TERM PARKING
COS AIRPORT LONG TERM PARKING
LODGING LINK
LODGING LINK

LODGING INFO:

Use Code ‘Exit Tours’ for Discounted Rates.

  • You must call hotels
Radisson Hotel COS
Radisson Hotel COS

JULY 11 & 15 and SEPTEMBER 4 & 8

Stay at the Radisson Airport Hotel in Colorado Springs

If you wish.

There are no activities at the Radisson associated with the ride.

Phone: (719) 597-7000

Bar at the Drift-In
Bar at the Drift-In

Ride HQ on Day 1 & 3 is at the Drift-In near Salida.

  • Camping at the Drift-In is INCLUDED with the Ride
  • Camping and dining is on the Big Bend of the Arkansas River
PONCHA LODGE
PONCHA LODGE

LODGING OPTION

Option on Day 1 & 3 to Lodge at the Poncha Lodge in Poncha Springs

  • Phone:
  • (719) 539-6085

Ride HQ on Day 2

Stay at the SILVER KINGS INN & Suites in Leadville 

  • The club has asked that rooms be held.
Silver Kings Inn

The Club has asked that Double queen rooms be held for a group rate at the Silver Kings Inn & Suites

July 13 and Sept 6

http://www.silverkinginnandsuites.com/

Call the Silver Kings Inn and Suites

719-486-2610

Mention Exit Tours

They WILL HOLD 15 rooms until July 1 and Sept 1

Divide Ride Lodging LINK

Divide Ride LODGING Link

Club membership for this 4 day Adventure Ride is $450 and includes:

  • Luggage portage
  • Chase truck & trailer
  • Phone compatible GPS tracks.
  • Discounted lodging
  • Steak Dinner
  • Breakfast when Camping
  • T-Shirt, stickers & finisher pin.
  • Local Support.
  • Secure truck parking @ the Colorado Springs Airport. ($8/Day)
  • We will have a riders meeting each morning @ 8 AM
  • You leave when you wish and ride with whom you want.
  • This is a super fun ride with spectacular scenery every day.
  • If you want to see and experience the Heart of the Rocky Mountains, this is one hell of an opportunity…

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