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Colorado Park 2 Park Challenge

Register today for the 2022 Park 2 Park Challenge on July 30th!

And, hurry up because the 2019, 2020, and 2021 Challenges SOLD OUT!

The Colorado Park 2 Park Challenge is a single-day Gran Fondo from Denver’s City Park to Winter Park Resort, climbing three of Colorado’s toughest mountains with over 11,000 vertical feet of climbing.

The Route

One of Colorado’s newest and most challenging events. A group rolling start begins the day as you head towards Golden riding through downtown Denver and then tackling Lookout Mountain, Squaw Pass and Berthoud Pass. Click here to learn more about the route!

Fully supported and personalized with a limited field of riders. The event wraps up in Winter Park Resort with an achievement celebration.

2022 Pre-Rides

Learn the course, test your fitness and get to know some of the riders before the event. Dates subject to change based on how life is thrown at us.

Sunday, May 29th – Denver’s City Park to the top of Lookout Mountain and back (about 45 miles roundtrip)

Saturday, June 4th – Base of Lookout Mountain to Boettcher Mansion to Buffalo Herd Overlook, making a U turn and heading down US 40 crossing I-25 for a fun loop and then back to US 40 to Mother Cabrini Shrine for a quick up and down and then back up US 40 to Paradise Rd and back to Lookout Mountain Road for a fun downhill back to the base of Lookout Mountain. (about 35 miles roundtrip)

Sunday, June 12th – Bergen Park, Echo Lake, Idaho Springs, Floyd Hill Loop (about 45 miles roundtrip)

Saturday, June 25th – Idaho Springs to the top of Berthoud Pass and back (about 45 miles roundtrip)

Details about each pre-ride will be emailed prior. Please make sure you RSVP so we can plan accordingly.

Challenge against the pros

King of the Hills Challenge & Awards

Standard Registration – $175

  • BikeReg registration
  • Event Charity Partner Donation
  • Pre-Event Social Rides
  • Killer Swag Bag
  • T-Shirt or something just as cool
  • Euro Car Sticker
  • Achievement Awards and Trophies (includes drawing for some great items)
  • Aid Stations for your hydration & nutrition needs
  • Full Route Support


Team Registration – If you have a team / group of 5 or more, send us a note and we’ll see what we can do to help with the cost

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Colorado Park 2 Park Pre-Ride


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Event Details


Saturday, July 30, 2022


06:00am - 04:00pm


Denver, CO
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