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Program #9892RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Challenging
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Elevation Note
Rides will range from 5,750 to 10,650 feet.

Equipment Requirements
Bicycle helmets, water bottles, optional panniers, bicycle clothing and wind-rain-sun protection

Itinerary for Sep 15 — Sep 20, 2013

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Type: Motel

Contact info:
1202 Summit Blvd.
Frisco, CO 80443 USA
phone: 970-668-5094
web: lakedillonlodge.com/

Room amenities: Free wireless Internet Cable satellite television with free HBO® AM/FM alarm clock Air-conditioning Dataports Coffee/tea maker Hairdryer Wake-up calls, front desk open 24 hours Iron, ironing board Free local calls under 30 minutes AM/FM radio stereo

Facility amenities: 100% smoke-free hotel Indoor pool Local shuttle to area resorts - complimentary, daily, 6:00 a.m. to 2:15 a.m. Sunbathing, Sun deck Volleyball, outside sand volleyball court 24-hour front desk Ice/vending machines, Only on second and fourth floor. Pioneer Sports Ski and gift shop. Elevator Hot tub, two indoor hot tubs Cold weather hook-ups, plug ins available. Located in parking lot.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel for availability and reservations

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day One: Sunday, September 15 - Safety Orientation/Introductions
Arrive To: Check-in by 2 p.m. in order to ensure time for bicycle fitting and mandatory safety orientation. Warm up ride around town.

Dinner: Dinner at restaurant

Evening: Introductory lecture and individual introductions

Lodging: Best Western Lake Dillon Lodge

Meals Included: Dinner
Type: Motel

Contact info:
1202 Summit Blvd.
Frisco, CO 80443 USA
phone: 970-668-5094
web: lakedillonlodge.com/

Room amenities: Free wireless Internet Cable satellite television with free HBO® AM/FM alarm clock Air-conditioning Dataports Coffee/tea maker Hairdryer Wake-up calls, front desk open 24 hours Iron, ironing board Free local calls under 30 minutes AM/FM radio stereo

Facility amenities: 100% smoke-free hotel Indoor pool Local shuttle to area resorts - complimentary, daily, 6:00 a.m. to 2:15 a.m. Sunbathing, Sun deck Volleyball, outside sand volleyball court 24-hour front desk Ice/vending machines, Only on second and fourth floor. Pioneer Sports Ski and gift shop. Elevator Hot tub, two indoor hot tubs Cold weather hook-ups, plug ins available. Located in parking lot.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights before: Contact hotel for rates
Contact hotel for availability and reservations

Check in time: 4:00 PM


Day Two: Monday, September 16 - Bicycling from Frisco around Lake Dillon to Breck...
Bicycling from Frisco around Lake Dillon to Breckenridge and return to Frisco

Breakfast: Hotel Breakfast

Morning: Ride to Breckenridge by paved roads and bike path. This ride goes through scenic spruce and pine forests along beautiful Ten Mile river surrounded by snow covered peaks. Travel through two historic mining towns. Optional 7 mile ride along Dillon Reservoir.

Lunch: Lunch will be on the road for convenience and flexibility. Participants should bring favorite lunch items or visit grocery stores along the route.

Afternoon: Continue morning ride

Dinner: Restaurant meal

Evening: Free to explore Town of Frisco

Lodging: Best Western Lake Dillon Lodge

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Contact info:
0161 W. Beaver Creek Blvd.
Avon, CO 81620 USA
phone: 970-949-5511
Facility amenities: Free wireless internet, delux continental breakfast, outdoor heated pool and hot tub, fitness center

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Three: Tuesday, September 17 - Bicycle Frisco to Copper Mountain, Vail Pass to A...
Breakfast: Hotel Restaurant

Morning: Bicycle from Frisco on paved bike path to Avon passing town and ski area of Vail, 30 miles. The route heads up and over popular and very scenic Vail Pass.

Lunch: Lunch will be on the road for convenience and flexibility. Participants should bring favorite lunch items or visit grocery stores along the route.

Afternoon: Continue morning ride west of Vail to the town of Avon

Dinner: Restaurant Meal

Evening: Free time to explore town of Avon.

Lodging: Comfort Inn Vail/Beaver Creek

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Hotel

Description: Hotel is just blocks from the heart of downtown, making it easy to dine and shop. Walk to Glenwood Caverns Adventure Park to explore the caverns or experience the 4-D Ride Theater, or enjoy great music at Three Rivers Park here in Glenwood Springs, CO. Hotel guests are only a few blocks from Glenwood Hot Springs pool where they can soak in the therapeutic waters.

Contact info:
501 West 1st Street
Glenwood Springs, CO 81601 USA
phone: 970-928-7100
web: www.hiexpress.com/hotels/us/en/glenwood-springs/gnsco/hoteldetail

Facility amenities: Holiday Inn Express Glenwood Springs Amenities Business Services Business Center Copying E-mail & Internet Facsimile PC available Printer High-speed Internet Access Wireless Data Connection Fitness Center Type: EXTENSIVE Barbeque Grills Outdoor Pool

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes


Day Four: Wednesday, September 18 - Bicycle Eagle to Glenwood Springs
Breakfast: Hotel Meal

Morning: Van from Avon to town of Eagle, then bicycle by amazingly engineered paved bicycle path along spectacular Glenwood Canyon 30 miles.

Lunch: Lunch will be on the road for convenience and flexibility. Participants should bring favorite lunch items or visit grocery stores along the route.

Afternoon: Continue morning ride

Dinner: Restaurant meal

Evening: Optional visit to Glenwood Springs, Hot Springs

Lodging: Holiday Inn Express

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Type: Lodge

Description: See below webpage

Contact info:
300 Carriage Way
Snowmass Village, CO 81615 USA
phone: 800-922-7242
web: www.stonebridgeinn.com

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: Call hotel
Reserve directly with the hotel

Check out time: 10:00 AM

Day Five: Thursday, September 19 - Bicycle Glenwood Springs to Snowmass Village
Breakfast: Hotel Restaurant

Morning: Bicycle along the Roaring Fork River by bicycle path from Glenwood Springs to Snowmass Village, 40 miles.

Lunch: Lunch will be on the road for convenience and flexibility. Participants should bring favorite lunch items or visit grocery stores along the route.

Afternoon: Continue morning ride

Dinner: Hotel Restaurant

Evening: Free to enjoy hotel amenities

Lodging: The Stonebridge Inn

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner
Day Six: Friday, September 20 - Departures
Breakfast: Hotel meal

Morning: Transport by van back to Frisco Motel arriving around 11 am. Persons should not schedule departing flights from Denver until late afternoon or evening.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Important information about your itinerary:
Please know that while we do everything we can to finalize all aspects of our programs well in advance, there are logistics that occasionally must be altered. Our website will reflect the most recent information, and we are committed to providing you with final program details no later than eight weeks prior to the start of programs outside the U.S. and three weeks prior to the start of programs within the U.S. If you ever have questions about your program, please don't hesitate to contact us and we will be happy to assist you.
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