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The Hartsel Lodge Adventure Rendezvous
October 3-7 ’24 

The Hartsel Springs Ranch is in the geographic center of Colorado,

with Adventure riding opportunities in every direction.
Geographic Center of Colorado

The selection of routes are dirt roads, 2 track and as little pavement as possible.

  • 3/4 of the routes will be 2-up friendly.
  • The rides starts on County Road 59 just outside of Hartsel, Colorado off of Hwy 24.
  • In the very center of Colorado.
  • Where Tent camping, Lodging and RV Parking is available.
  • 1/4 of the routes are somewhat Challenging, if that’s what your looking for.
Midland Railroad Tunnels
Midland Railroad Tunnels from the 1890s

The HLAR is a Exit Tours Motorcycle Club event, which anyone can join.

  • No Meetings, workdays, seminars or Politics involved or required.
  • Just Sign-Up and Ride.
  • Hartsel Springs Ranch is on the South Platte River, with Gold Medal fishing opportunities on the property.
  • October 3-7 ’24 when the trees are changing colors.
  • Enjoy the camaraderie of Like-minded enthusiasts, campfires, with a few meals, and adult beverages included.
  • The Adventure Loops are navigated with spot on phone-compatible Ride with GPS Tracks.
  • With Turn cue voice navigation available.
HARTSEL LODGE
Hartsel Springs Ranch with Pikes Peak in the background

The Historical Sam Hartsel Ranch was homesteaded in 1862.

  • The Lodge is located on the confluence of the Middle and South Forks of the South Platte Rivers.
  • Antero, Spinney and Eleven Mile reservoirs are within close proximity of the ranch.
  • Come and enjoy a piece of history in South Park County.
  • When the 11 Mile Canyon Reservoir was built on the South Platte River in the 40’s, some of the old log cabins in the canyon were relocated to the Ranch.
  • Some of the cabins were recently renovated and new cabins have been Constructed.
  • The Lodge consists of six bedroom suites, 2 Queen suites, 3 King suites and one room with 2 Queen beds.
  • All rooms have en-suite bathrooms.
  • The Hartsel Springs Ranch Lodge itself is Top Shelf and outstanding.
  • With 6 bedrooms in the Lodge and a professional kitchen.
  • A large Dining area, a Dining room and Living room with a fireplace.

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Hartsel Lodge
The Hartsel Lodge
The Highline Cafe
The Highline Cafe in Hartsel, CO

The Town of Hartsel is 2 Miles away from the Lodge, has a good restaurant and a fun Saloon. And a Pizza Parlor.

  • There is plenty of room for RVs and tent camping at the ranch.
  • Pitch your tent by the river or in the barn.
  • Secure truck parking is available.
  • Fuel is available in Hartsel.

Many of the Adventure Loops are suitable for HD Pan Americans & Himalayan’s, and are 2-Up friendly.

  • While other Loops can be more challenging…
  • Your choice what you ride and who you ride with.
  • Leave when you like since navigation is by GPS tracks.
Welcome to Hartsel
Welcome to Hartsel. The Heart of Colorado.

Included with the Rendezvous:

  • Cost of Club membership for the Hartsel Lodge Adventure Rendezvous is $450.
  • GPS tracks for 15+ outstanding Adventure loops you would not typically do on your own.
  • Loops are over every high-mountain pass from the middle of the Rocky Mountains.
  • Staging on private property in the Heart of the Rockies in South Park County, Colorado.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to Lodge or Camp at the Historic Sam Hartsel Ranch.
  • With Platte River access.
  • Enjoy the camaraderie of Like-minded enthusiasts.
  • Breakfast Fri-Mon
  • Coffee
  • Steak Dinner Sat Night
  • Adult beverages
  • BBQ & Kitchen Access
  • Ride T-Shirt 
  • Coffee Cup
  • Stickers
  • Chase Truck
  • Restaurant & Saloon is just down the street.
  • The opportunity to ride to Iconic destinations you typically would not ride to.

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Where is Hartsel, Colorado and the Hartsel Lodge Adventure Rendezvous ? Facebook Link

  • Hartsel is the closest community to the Center of Colorado
  • In the southern South Park Valley on the Middle fork of the South Platte River.
  • Between Antero, Spiney and 11 miles Canyon Reservoirs.
  • The Hartsel Springs Ranch Lodge is the closet building to the geographic Center of Colorado.
Yes, that South Park
 Yes, that South Park

 

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Mapcarta link to the Sam Hartsel Ranch

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HARTSEL LAKES
The Hartsel Lodge sits between 3 Reservoir’s
HARTSEL MAP
Hartsel Lodge is the red dot in relation to Hartsel, Hwy 24 and Hwy 9
Southpark
Yes, that South Park
Geographic Center of Colorado
Hartsel is in the Geographic Center of Colorado

headwaters

Points of Interest from Hartsel
Points of Interest from Hartsel
Points of Interest HLAR
Points of Interest. Lodge in Yellow Circle

 

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