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Summer Mountain Summit

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    Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

    Where the tour begins and ends

    Duration: 10 minutes

    Stop At: Clear Creek Canyon Park Big Easy Trailhead, 32088 US-6, Golden, CO 80403, USA

    Travel through this rugged mountain canyon enjoying the steep rock walls and Clear Creek running through.

    Duration: 1 hour

    Stop At: Idaho Springs Visitor Center, 2060 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA

    Visit the Museum and Visitor Center in downtown Idaho Springs. Local mining History, wildlife displays, local souvenirs and clean restrooms.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Echo Lake Park, CO-103 & Mt Evans Rd, Evergreen, CO 80439

    Enjoy beautiful scenic views of this glacial lake sitting at 10,600 feet on Mount Evans

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Echo Lake Lodge, 13264 Chicago Creek Rd, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA

    Stop in the historic lodge for a souvenir or slice of homemade pie before continuing on this scenic route.

    Duration: 15 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Evans Scenic Byway, Denver, CO

    The highest paved road in North America

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Summit Lake Park, Mount Evans Rd, Idaho Springs, CO

    Breathtakingly beautiful high alpine lake. Enjoy a walk to the lake and down the trail to overlook the Chicago Lakes and valleys below. We often encounter out State Mammal the Bighorn Sheep at this beautiful stop.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Mount Evans, Denver, CO 80452

    Reach 14,270 Feet at the summit of Mt. Evans. Enjoy not only breathtaking 360 degree views but take an optional hike to the summit of the peak. We are lucky enough to share the summit with local bighorn sheep, mountain goats, marmots and pika that call the summit home. The Views from one of the highest peaks in the Rocky Mountain are not to be missed.

    Duration: 35 minutes

    Stop At: Idaho Springs Visitor Center, 2060 Miner St, Idaho Springs, CO 80452, USA

    Visit historic downtown Idaho Springs for lunch and shopping on your own or take a stroll on the trail along Clear Creek.

    Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

    Stop At: Denver Union Station, 1701 Wynkoop St, Denver, CO 80202-1047

    End the tour back downtown where the tour started

    Duration: 10 minutes
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    Reviewed today

    Although I'm a local, I still appreciated hearing details and history of the sites, and of CO, along the way. Will, our tour guide, ensured our comfort, provided a great selection of snacks and water. He was well equipped with high-tech microphone/headset and I could...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank Amalia H
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was truly one of the best tours we have EVER taken! Will was our guide and from the very first introduction, we knew we were in for a great trip. He was fun, informative and a great driver - especially going up Mt. Evans....More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank ckrcjr88
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Will was our tour guide for the day and he did an amazing job! Great driver and very knowledgeable about everything along the way. Beautiful views along the whole tour, especially at the summit. Can't wait to come back and do another tour with Colorado...More

    Date of experience: August 2019
    Thank DB940
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Compared to other mountain tours we did with Aspire, I love this tour way better. Our tour guide has a speaker so we can hear her even in last row, the other tour didn't. Our tour guide (Christy) is really great. She remembered everyone's name,...More

    Date of experience: July 2019
    1  Thank ZiggyL_13
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    We had an absolutely wonderful day doing the Summer Mountain Summit Tour! From the very moment our guide picked us up, we knew we were in good hands and in for a great day! The van was very nice, clean, and comfortable. We had plenty...More

    Thank JamieNoles
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