Today’s Stats: Miles 45, +/- Elevation, 2,621/1,401, Total Miles 2,310. Weather upper 40’s to start, mid 60’s by afternoon. Was a chill in air when we started today however we warmed up quickly when riding uphill.
Today’s stop was Fairplay originally established as a gold mining town in 1859 as part of The Pikes Peak Gold Rush. Today it is known as the trout fishing capital of Colorado. Also Fairplay inspired the background for the TV series South Park.
Climbed over Current Creek Pass 9,404 you can see the road way in distance we came over on.
17 Miles to Fairplay
Heading to Fairplay, you can see the mountains we are approaching and climbing towards.
Enjoying the beautiful views when not going up hill. If we make it look easy it is NOT.
Pedal to the metal for Mark
Made it to Fairplay elevation 9,954 feet.