FAQs and Course
Frequently Asked Questions
Schedule of Events
This 32-mile route will start at T.E.V. Edelweiss like all the others and you’ll warm up with gentle climbs in beautiful Red Rocks Park in the early morning light, exiting though Dinosaur Ridge back to Morrison. From there you’ll head up a gentle grade on Bear Creek Rd to Evergreen. Along the way, you’ll hit Aid Station 1 at the Kittredge Community Bible Church if you need it. When you get to Evergreen (at the lake) you’ll be making a left on Hwy 73 to Aid Station 2. This is where you’ll turn around and head back the way you came. Up Hwy 73 then a right turn onto Hwy 74 back into Morrison turning right at Hwy 8 to T.E.V. Edelweiss.
51 Mile Route
The 51-mile route takes you the same way as the 32 route above, however, you continue passed Aid Station 2 turning right on Brook Forest Rd. You will continue up Brook Forest Rd a couple of miles before hitting the first major climb. Riders will climb for about 5 miles on Brook Forest Rd, ending at the peak of Brook Forest and celebrating their climb at Aid Station 3.
From the Aid Station, you’ll have a nice decent until you get to Hwy 73. Take a left turn on 73 and proceed north until you get to the junction of Hwy 73 & North Turkey Creek. Look for Aid Station 4 at Aspen Ridge Church after turning left at North Turkey Creek. This is the bail on spot for the 51 miler riders. After the rest stop you’ll continue around the traffic circle to Hwy 73 North back to Evergreen Lake turning right on to Hwy 74 and back into Morrison. If needed you’ll find Aid Station 1 on the left of the highway at the Kittredge Community Bible Church. Continue Hwy 74 to Hwy 8 in Morrison and turn right back to T.E.V Edelweiss.
60 Mile Metric Century Route
5190 Ft Climbing
This route takes you the same way as the route above, however, at Aid Station 4 Aspen Ridge Church you will continue east on North Turkey Creek Rd for about 5 miles until you get to High Drive where you’ll make a left. Here you’ll face your major climb of the day up High Drive for about 4 miles. At the top, you’ll find another rest stop, Aid Station 5. After the Aid station, you’ll descend Stanley Park Rd to Little Cub back to Hwy 74 turning right towards Morrison. If needed you’ll find Aid Station 1 on the left of the highway at the Kittredge Community Bible Church. Continue Hwy 74 to Hwy 8 in Morrison and turn right back to T.E.V Edelweiss.
The “BEAST” – 130 Miles & 13,000 Feet of Climbing
See what they say – Kevin Wigfield past RED ROCKS Century rider
“Love it Barry. It is on my event list for sure. Already sharing it with fellow cyclist! Cheers, Kevin “.
This is exactly what the name says – a “BEAST” of a ride. You start off with the same course as the Metric Century with climbs up Brook Forest Road and High Drive. You’ll descend Stanley Park and Little Club going back to Hwy 73 South back to S Turkey Creek and Aid Station 4 at Aspen Ridge Church. After the stop, you’re heading back east on S Turkey Creek going under Hwy 285. Continue S Turkey Creek to the junction of S Turkey Creek & Deer Creek Canyon. Stay to the right, continue S Turkey Creek until you get to Hillsdale turn right then a quick left onto City View – here’s your 3rd major climb. Climb City View until it turns into Crystal Drive. Crystal Drive to Oehlmann Park Rd. Oehlmann Park Rd to Pheasant Park Road where you’ll find Aid Station 6. After this Aid Station, you have a very nice descent down High Range until you get to Deer Creek Canyon where you make a left with a couple mile climb again for climb number 4. After the climb, you’ll descend Deer Creek Canyon back to S. Turkey Road make a right and back to under Hwy 285. Be on the lookout for High Drive again where you’ll make a right and do this climb number 5 for a second time. There will be Aid Station 4 at the top of High Drive waiting for you. You’ll then descend Stanley Park to Little Cub back to Hwy 73 to Hwy 74 turn right and head back towards Morrison.
In Kittredge, you’ll turn right at Myers Gulch taking that south toward Parmalee Gulch to S Turkey Creek – south to N Turkey Creek back to Hwy 73 North. Hwy. Hwy 73 North to Hwy 74 turn right and back to Morrison turning right at Hwy 8 to T.E.V. Edelweiss and the FINISH THE BEAT CELEBRATION where you will receive your FINISHER BEAST JERSY AND BELT BUCKLE.