When the snow melts and all that’s left of Colorado’s ski resorts are the seemingly endless trails, rushing mountain water, bright green aspen glades and wildflower-covered meadows, what is there to possibly do?
Mountain biking, of course.
Seven Colorado ski resorts open their lifts for the summer to avid mountain bikers, offering a downhill alpine thrill accompanied by a warm breeze and thriving wildlife. Wind around a single track, maneuver a rocky technical, hop over tree roots and “eat dirt,” as they say, right in the backyards of Vail, Aspen, Crested Butte and others.
Whether you’re a beginner, looking to improve or are a double-black-diamond expert, discover these world-renowned ski resorts on bike and miles of action-packed, Rocky Mountain trails.