ColoradoTrail

My 16 year old son Kyle and I bikepacked the 500 mile Colorado Trail from Denver to Durango over three weeks in July, 2017.  It was an epic endeavor, and such a memorable experience to have with my kid. I carried a GoPro and filmed the most of the trail.

CT route - we started in Denver and ended in Durango
CT route – we started in Denver and ended in Durango
CT elevation profile – nearly 100K accumulated gain
start of the trail
start of the trail
13,271 ft high point of Colorado Trail
13,271 ft high point of Colorado Trail
we did it!
we did it!

Daily trip reports of our adventures are below, and a portfolio of pictures is here.

Day 1, July 5 – S. Platte to FR545

Day 2, July 6 – Spruce Grove

Day 3, July 7 – Kenosha Pass

Day 4, July 8 – Breckenridge

Day 5, July 11 – Searle Pass

Day 6, July 12 – Leadville

Day 7, July 13 – Buena Vista

Day 8, July 16 – Mt. Shavano

Day 9, July 17 – Marshall Pass

Day 10, July 18 – Sargents Mesa

Day 11, July 19 – Highway 114, Gunnison

Day 12, July 22 – Carson Saddle

Day 13, July 23 – Silverton

Day 14, July 26 – Hermosa Peak

Day 15, July 27 – Indian Trail Ridge

Day 16, July 28 – Durango

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