A Cycling Journey: Rolling through the Rockies
Cycle past snow-covered peaks, towering canyons, historic mining towns and roaring rivers as you learn about the people, natural resources and history of Colorado along the way.
Program No. 9892RJ
7 days
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At a Glance

From rusty red and brown canyons, to the green, gold and purple of alpine wildflower meadows, our Road Scholar Colorado bicycling program provides a great opportunity to find out what "colorful Colorado" is all about! Cycle past silver mining towns and through the open frontiers of Colorado’s “Old West” to the ski destinations of its “New West.” Enjoy spectacular bike rides over Vail Pass and along the Colorado River surrounded by snow-covered peaks, and explore the people, natural resources and history of the rugged and majestic central Rocky Mountains.
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Bicycle on 24-speed hybrids on mostly off-highway paved bike paths through stunning Colorado scenery.
  • Ride on paved trails like the Rio Grande Rail Trail and the Glenwood Canyon Trail amongst towering canyon walls, the roaring rapids of the Colorado River and colorful freight and passenger trains.
  • Soothe sore muscles in the mineral-rich, natural spring waters of the Glenwood Hot Springs, the world’s largest hot springs pool.

General Notes

Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.
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Dan Urich
Dan Urich is a retired dentist from Westminster, Colo., who is an active outdoorsman specializing in kayaking, bicycling, ice climbing, skiing, and hiking. Dan has instructed Road Scholar skiing, bicycling, and hiking programs for over 10 years and has managed the Mountains and Plains fleet of bicycles for nearly that long. His enthusiasm for everything outdoors is infectious!
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