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Events for Friday, August 03, 2018

Copper Triangle

On August 4, I-25 partners with the Davis Phinney Foundation for the 13th annual Copper Triangle, a 78-mile alpine cycling event. Featuring challenging climbs over Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass, the Copper Triangle ride has long been considered one of Colorado’s classic road rides. All proceeds raised benefit Parkinson’s Disease research.

A spectacular 78-mile loop cresting three mountain passes – Fremont Pass (elevation 11,318’), Tennessee Pass (elevation 10,424’) and Vail Pass (elevation 10,666’). The course passes three ski areas and is littered with historic mining outposts and Camp Hale, the training ground for the famous 10th Mountain Division. The total elevation gain for the course is 5,981 ft. A great day on two wheels. The Alpine Cycling Classic exemplifies cycling in the Colorado Rockies which features challenging high-altitude climbs over Fremont Pass, Tennessee Pass and Vail Pass. For more information, visit 

All proceeds raised benefit Parkinson’s Disease research. 



4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Registration / Packet Pick-Up

5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. - Brews & Tunes (free live music in Copper's Center Village)



5:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. – Registration / Packet Pick-Up

5:45 a.m. to 7:45 a.m. – Start Time

All riders MUST be on the course by 8:00 a.m. Colorado State Patrol will not allow anyone to start prior to first light (5:45 a.m.) and you must have both a front and back light on your bike.

10:30 a.m. – Alpine Celebration; to include lunch, beer garden, live entertainment and expo

2:00 p.m. – Check presentation to the Davis Phinney Foundation

4:00 p.m – Course Closes