Looking for route after pikes peak race

Discussion in 'GPS Tracks - Rockies' started by jeffygs, Feb 3, 2012.

  1. jeffygs

    jeffygs Been here awhile

    Feb 10, 2007
    Middle of the US
    I will be traveling to pikes peak to watch the race in July, after the race I would like to tour colorado for 7-10 days, camping and flyfishing is what I want to do. I will be taking my GL1100/EML sidecar rig so no trails but fire roads good. Looking for nice route from Pikes peak around and back to Pueblo maybe a 600 -800 mile track. Any help would be helpful.
  2. _CJ

    _CJ Retrogrouch

    Dec 29, 2010
    The 719, Yo.
    Sorry if I'm not a GPS guy, but....

    Head west on hwy 24, then take hwy 285 south, then west on 50 to Montrose (this is where I lose track of why numbers), south through Ouray and Silverton to Durango. East on 160? through Pagosa Springs to Del Norte (with a possible detour to Creede), then north to 285 and Salida, then east on 50 to Pueblo.

    Places to stay the night....Gunnison, Ouray (riverside inn/cabins), Silverton, Durango, Creede, Salida. You could easily stay multiple nights in Ouray, Durango, and Salida with day trips for sight seeing and/or fishing. The stretch from Salida down to Canon City is along the Arkansas river and almost all of it is gold metal trout water.

    I might be working the race. Send me a PM or something and I'll buy you a beer while you're here.