Vail Pass Bike Tours
People from all over the world flock to Colorado in the summer and fall to enjoy the outdoors. One of the best ways to enjoy the outdoors is by bicycle. Mountain View Sports in Keystone Colorado offers bike trips down the incredible Vail Pass all summer and into the fall. If you feel really up to an extremely hard ride, go ahead and set off on your own and go to Vail! There is never a shortage of things to do in Vail CO. All SummitCove guests receive 10% off the shuttle portion of these trips!
Bike Trek 1 (Easy)
The 12 mile coasting bike trip on paved trail from the top of Vail Pass through Copper Mountain Resort ending in the town of Frisco This trip is perfect for families and folks that want spectacular views without much pedaling. Most that participate in this trip will stop at Copper Mountain and take a scenic chairlift ride, play miniature golf, scale the rock climbing wall, ride go carts, visit shops in the village, have a picnic, or have lunch at a local café. When finished at Copper the rider travels down to Frisco through the incredible Ten Mile Canyon on paved trail. Along this stretch of the trail the rider can stop and sit by one of the many beautiful mountain lakes, lounge by the stream, or visit a historic mine. Once in Frisco you can also shop and dine at various restaurants and stores.
Distance: 12 Miles mostly coasting
Time: Ride time 1 hour 10 minutes average. Most riders plan on 4 to 6 hours to do other activities along the way.
Bike Trek 2 (Moderate)
This trip includes all portions of Trip 1 plus an extra 7 miles of easy/moderate pedaling through the town of Frisco to the town of Dillon. This trip enables the rider to explore the historic town of Frisco and it’s many shops and eateries, plus the rider enjoys the beautiful portions of bike path that meander along the shores of Lake Dillon. The portion of paved trail from Frisco to Dillon is a wonderful ride and required some pedaling. If you bike occasionally this is a great trip. Finish in Dillon and drop by the Tiki Bar, lakeside at the Dillon Marina, for a snack or cold drink.
Distance: 12 miles mostly coasting plus 7 miles of pedaling.
Time: Ride time 2 hours 15 minutes on average. Most riders plan on 4 to 6 hours to do other activities along the way. More ride time less play time.
Bike Trek 3 (Moderate / Advanced)
This trip includes all portions of Trips 1 and 2 plus an extra 6 miles of low grade paved trail climbing from the Town of Dillon along the east shores of lake Dillon, ending with a wooded accent by the Snake River into the Keystone Village and beyond to Mountain View Sports in Keystone. This trip is geared for riders that want a bit of a work out and longer time on the bike. The section of paved trail from Dillon to Keystone is gorgeous. Once riders enter the woods along the Snake River most think the climbs are well worth it.
Distance: 12 miles mostly coasting plus 13 miles of pedaling.
Time: Ride time 3 hours 15 minutes or count on 4-6 hours if you plan on doing some activities along the way. More ride time less playtime.
• Helmets included with all rentals