Based at Copper Mountain in the heart of the Rockies, the famous Copper Triangle is a Colorado classic.
This road ride is graced with breathtaking scenery, gorgeous roads and three climbs over 10,000 feet. The 79-mile loop crests three Colorado mountain passes in Fremont, Tennessee and Vail Pass – for a total elevation gain of 6,500 feet.
New in 2022 – a friendly QOM & KOM of Vail Pass. Race your friends, race our pros, race the clock. Podium presentations will take place for the top three women and men.
The Copper Triangle course is a spectacular 79-mile loop that crests three Colorado mountain passes – Fremont Pass (elevation 11,318’), Tennessee Pass (elevation 10,424’) and Vail Pass (elevation 10,666’). The route incorporates three ski areas, is littered with historic mining outposts and includes Camp Hale, the training ground for the famous 10th Mountain Division. The total elevation gain for the course is 6,500 ft. Click here to see the map and learn more.
-Registration is limited to the first 3,000 riders, so register early to guarantee a spot!
-Riders under the age of 18 are FREE but must be accompanied by an adult.
-Tandems are allowed on the course, but each rider on the tandem bicycle must register separately.
The Copper Triangle will start and finish at the Burning Stones Plaza at Copper Mountain Resort.
Friday, August 5
4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. – Packet Pick-Up & Expo
4:30 p.m. to dusk – Brews and Tunes – Grab a beverage and experience the magic of a Rocky Mountain evening. Play life-sized lawn games and enjoy free live music in Eagles Landing.
Saturday, August 6
5:30-8 a.m. – Registration / Packet Pickup (click here for location)
6-7:45 a.m. – Ride Start
10:00 a.m. – Alpine Celebration; to include post-ride lunch, beer garden, live entertainment and exhibitor festival
12-3 p.m. – Raffle Drawings on the Hour
2:30 p.m. – Podium Presentation for Vail Pass QOM & KOM
4:00 p.m – Course Closes
Dusk – Copper Campfire (Center Village)