Tag Archives: biking

Summit County Aspen Viewing – Hike/Bike

Here are a list of just some of the great Aspen leaf peeping biking and hiking trails in and around Summit County, CO! 

  • Eaglesmere Lake – 7 miles round-trip / Intermediate
  • Peaks Trail – 15.5 miles one way / Beginner-Intermediate
  • Lower Cataract Lake Loop Trail – 2.25 miles / Beginner-Intermediate
  • Boreas Pass/Aspen Alley Trail – 1 mile round-trip/ Beginner
  • Wheeler Lakes –  6.6 miles round-trip / Intermediate
  • Angler Mountain – 5 miles round-trip / Intermediate-Difficult
  • Rainbow Lake Trail – 1.5 mile / Beginner
  • Oro Grande – 7.1 mile round-trip / Beginner
  • Lilly Pad Lake – 3.5 miles / Beginner
  • Old Dillon Reservoir – 1.7 miles / Beginner
  • Sapphire Point Overlook –  0.6 miles / Beginner
  • Lakeshore Perimeter Trail – 5.5 miles / Intermediate

The Summit County Rec Path around Frisco (Frisco to Copper), (Frisco to Dillon) has some wonderful Aspen tree sections!

Alltrails.com is a great resource for trail information.

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is coming to Summit County

The USA Pro Cycling Challenge is bringing the top international cyclists to Colorado for America’s Race.


Summit County is lucky to host the Stage 2 Finish at Arapahoe Basin, the Stage 3 Start at Copper Mountain, the Stage 4 Finish and Stage 5 Individual Time Trial in Breckenridge. Breckenridge is also going to be home to the start of the inaugural Women’s USA Pro Cycling Challenge.

There are going to be a ton of fun and exciting things to do at Arapahoe Basin, Copper Mountain, and Breckenridge. There will also be a lot of road closures that could affect your stay.

For all information road related, including locations and times for road closures: CoTrip.org/USAPCC

For all information on the festivities happening at the Stage 2 mountain top finish in Arapahoe Basin: Arapahoe Basin Finish Events

Estimated Finish: 3:04 – 4:44 pm

For all information on the USA Pro Cycling Challenge for the Stage 3 start at Copper Mountain: Copper Mountain USA Pro Cycling Challenge Events

Start Time: 11:15 am

For everything Breckenridge including Festival Village, Stage 4 Finish, and Stage 5 Individual Time Trials: Breckenridge USA Pro Cycling Challenge

Stage 4 Finish, Estimated Finish: 3:45 pm

Stage 5 Start Men’s: 1:00 pm

Stage 5 Start Women’s: 10:50 am

Get out there and have fun cheering on the best international riders here in Colorado!