Rocky Mountain Wild: Passes, Ghost Towns and Hot Springs

SERIES: F4X4R

From $2970 for 2020

Duration

9 nights, 10 days

Category

Sightseeing

Type

Multi-activity - Off-road adventure

Route

DEN to DEN

Size

4-16 participants

Difficulty

Level 1

Tags

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0 total departures

* Departures with a Status of "Guaranteed" can be Booked immediately.  All others will be confirmed once the tour reaches 4 passengers.

    Day 1 - Arrival in Denver, Colorado. Hotel.

    Day 2 - Introductory meeting 8 AM. Denver city tour and vehicle pick up.

    Day 3 - Hwy 285 to the ghost town of Como, via Boreas Pass into the ski town of Breckenridge before continuing over Weston Pass to Buena Vista.

    Day 4 - A leisurely day of hiking, rafting, horseback riding, fly fishing, or soaking in Cottonwood Hot Springs (all optional).

    Day 5 - Over the Continental Divide at Cottonwood Pass via alpine meadows past the tallest to the gold rush town of Tincup; via Cumberland Pass to the ghost town of Pitkin. Ovenright Gunnison.

    Day 6 - Owl Creek Pass to Ouray and then across a remote backcountry track to Telluride.

    Day 7 - Exploring the San Juan Mountains - optional rides on the Durango & Silverton Narrow Gauge Steam Train or a challenging drive over Ophir Pass, or soak in the nearby hot springs (small entry fee).

    Day 8 - Morning at leisure before departing over the Colorado and Uncompaghre Plateaus via Columbine Pass. Overnight Glenwood Springs. Visit hot springs, vapor caves (entry not included).

    Day 9 - Morning at leisure before driving over Vail Pass and through the Eisenhower Tunnel back to Denver; optional narrow gauge train ride in Georgetown (cost not included).

    Day 10 - Departure on own.

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