Colorado Mountain Tour

An epic adventure to fight human trafficking

COLORADO MOUNTAIN TOUR

Cycle Colorado's majestic mountains to fight human trafficking

July 26 - 31, 2018

150

feet of climbing

250

miles

1100

mountain passes
Overview
Details
Itinerary
Stories

Be part of a story bigger than yourself

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TOUR OVERVIEW

COLORADO MOUNTAIN TOUR 2018 will cycle through scenic Colorado mountain communities and over iconic passes.

4 days, 260 miles, 19,500 feet of climbing
(2500 to 4300 ft of climbing per day)

Sound like fun?
Click the chain ring and join us.

As a part of this unique, exciting experience you will:

  • raise funds and awareness for a great cause
  • build lasting relationships
  • stretch your limits
  • perhaps even discover something about yourself

MARK YOUR CALENDAR

July 26 - 31, 2018

It's gonna be a blast!

Click here to read a note from David Grant.

"What an incredible week, it’s hard to put into words the experience of spending a week with Jesus, free from distractions while riding a bike and enjoying the beautiful State of Colorado."

Learn to do right. Seek justice. Defend the oppressed.

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DETAILS

REGISTRATION FEE:

  • $250 (due by April 30, can be accomplished with fundraising)

FUNDRAISING:

  • We ask (but don't require) $500 additional fundraising.
  • We encourage you to fundraise beyond this amount.
  • July 6: Suggested target date for additional fundraising.
  • Note: fundraising may continue year-round.

All funds will go to the HOME OF HOPE.

Ride expenses are paid by generous community sponsors.

Each rider receives:

  • 2 custom jerseys
  • Meals & Ride Nutrition/snacks/hydration
  • SAG support
  • Sleeping facilities in host churches
  • Transportation from Fort Collins to Buena Vista and back

THIS RIDE IS FOR CYCLISTS WHO LIKE TO CLIMB.

It's not easy, but following dreams isn’t about what’s easy—it’s about discovering what’s possible. This might be a chance to learn about your capabilities.

Maybe God’s asking you to step out of your comfort zone and do something sacrificial. We look forward to riding together, actively engaged as a team in God’s story of Justice.

YOU'LL ENGAGE OTHERS AS SPONSORS AND SUPPORTERS.

Our FAQ Page includes ideas and suggestions. People are incredibly generous when you’re working to advance a worthy cause.

Friends, family members, and colleagues will support you if you start early and you’re creative and persistent. We’ll help with ideas and forms.

TOUR COORDINATOR

Questions? Here’s an FAQ Page.

Contact Becky with other questions

Challenge your limitations

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ITINERARY

2018 Route (tentative)

STORIES

I was able to do the 2017 Mountain Tour from Gunnison to Steamboat Springs. It was four days, 284 miles and 16,200' of elevation gain. I rode with 8 other riders and an incredible support team! We had wonderful host churches along the route.

It was a wonderful experience! Getting to know all those who participated and everyone who helped were also a wonderful part of participating in this ride.

Sharing of ourselves, our experiences, joys and struggles along the way brought a special light to the experience. It gave it a very human and personal aspect knowing we are not so different from each other.

On a personal note, I wanted to challenge myself. Unsure of how I would do over the climbs on the passes, I trained for a few months prior to the ride.

I learned on this ride to face the uncertainty of wondering if I could accomplish the ride. The feeling of accomplishment, knowing that the preconceived notions of the difficulty were nothing more than subliminal mind chatter of doubt that were washed away by determination. I'd highly recommend being a part of this experience. It's great to be a part of something bigger than one’s self for a noble and very worthy cause.


My story is not as a rider. I’m a support person who shares this passion of stopping Human Trafficking.

Driving a support vehicle for part of the Front Range Tour and the Mountain Tour…WOW! This was a whole new perspective. Daily devotionals and words for the day, provided an added touch that I can't quite describe other than beautiful. So many other communities are working together to do their little part to help those children so far away. This was when I could finally share the reason I was so passionate about this cause. Trafficking is real, it happens right here in our country, our state, and was happening in my own hometown. Feeling angry and helpless, this group gave me hope that I could still make a difference for these other children.

The Mountain Tour experienced new and different challenges. Heat, cold and altitude were challenging but these cyclists endured. The hearts and souls of these riders was what we termed as "beast mode." These riders strongly, and boldly rode with a far greater purpose! Thanks be to God!

These rides build relationships of faith and friendship. It is a "family". What a blessing to have been a part of it and waiting to see what is next.

“There’s no limit to what a group of committed, passionate people can accomplish when they work together and trust God for the outcome. Hope changes what’s possible.”

Rich Dixon