One of the great cycling experiences in the state of Colorado is climbing in the mountains.
We have a tremendous selection of canyons, passes, and mountains to
ride up. Over the years my wife and I have been drawn to climb many
of the passes and "classic climbs" in the state. We started in the
San Juans climbing Coal Bank, Molas, and Red Mountian. Several years
ago I came across a list compiled on paved passes and classic rides.
I was amazed that we have done many of the rides on the list and have
of great memories from those rides. This makes me wonder how many
other cyclists and RMCC club members have climbed these passes. We have
compiled a table with 80 climbs (paved
passes and classic
- Total Paved Passes: 46
- Paved Passes over 10,000 ft elevation: 27
- Classic Climbs: 15
- Total Climbs (all types and directions): 80
you have a climb in
You can track and save the climbs you have done by clicking the "Your Climbs" tab.