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Great Sand Dunes Loop - Colorado July 22-24

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Great Sand Dunes Adventure Ride

JULY 22-24 2022 Friday to Sunday

From Colorado Springs, CO


The Great Sand Dunes Loop is a 3 day ride from the Colorado Springs Airport. Where secure parking is included.


From Colorado Springs airport, ride your Adventure motorcycle around Pikes Peak on spectacular old railroad lines to Silvercliffe and over Medano Pass to the Great Sand Dunes Hot Springs.
Day 2 Ride over 4 passes in the dirt to the old Railroad town of Salida.
Day 3 Ride to the South Platte River and back through the Garden of the Gods.

As Little Pavement as possible on this creative Loop,



  • This is an Epic route you would not do on your own.

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3 Day Adventure Ride to the Great Sand Dunes. Overnight at the Sand Dunes Hot Springs and in Salida.

WHAT IS INCLUDED ON THIS RIDE TO THE GREAT SAND DUNES ?


  • GPS Tracks
  • Ride with GPS Club membership
  • Exit Tours MC Club Membership
  • Camping & soaking at the Sand Dines Hot Springs Pool Friday night
  • Campfires
  • Camaraderie of Like-minded individuals
  • Luggage portage so you may ride unencumbered
  • Chase truck
  • Local support
  • Dinner Saturday night in Salida
  • T-shirt
  • Stickers

  • The Great Sand Dunes Loop is a spectacular 3 Day 400+ mile Adventure loop, that doesn’t just take you down the Highway to get there.
  • Day 1 the loop visits old mining towns, railroad stops and takes little used dirt roads on a adventurous route from Colorado Springs.
  • The route goes around PIkes Peak towards Canon City, then into Silvercliffe and the Wet Mountain Valley and the back way into the Great Sand Dunes National Monument over Medano Pass.
  • If you don’t like Sand, there is an alternate route.

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Entering the Great Sand Dunes National Park from the east side

After riding over Medano Pass, spend the night camping at the Sand Dunes Hot Springs.
Eat, relax and soak in the Hot Springs Pool at the end of Day 1.



  • Camping and soaking at the Hot Springs is included.
  • The Club will portage your gear so that you may ride unencumbered.

Day 2 ride to Salida on a creative route over 4 mountain passes, all in the dirt.


  • Ride old toll-roads and old rail lines.
  • Dinner is included on Saturday Night and we’ll spend the night in Salida.
  • Lodging is on you.

Day 3 ride in the dirt from Salida the back way into 11 Mile Canyon on the South Platte River.


  • Then ride down Rampart Range road from Woodland Park to Garden of the Gods.
  • Ride up Pikes Peak if your game, or return to where our trucks have been securely parked at the Colorado Springs Airport.



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Sand Dunes Hot Springs Pool

READ MORE:
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INFO ON THE GSD and the ALTERNATE ROUTE: great-sand-dunes-info/alternate

SIGN-UP LINK: exittoursmc/Great_Sand_Dunes_Loop


INFORMATION ON OLD RAILROADS:

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The California Zephyr makes a brief stop in Salida, in the 1960’s
 

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