Prepare for USA Pro Challenge


Next Monday and Tuesday, August 18 and 19, the USA Pro Challenge returns to Aspen. Nearly 140 pro cyclists will take part in the first two stages of the 2014 race through the mountains of Colorado. There will be road closures on both days, so if you are arriving or departing from Aspen Square either day, please note:

August 18:
-From 1pm - 5pm Hwy 82 will be closed in both directions
-RFTA buses will continue to run in and out of Aspen during the race
-Motorists should plan to travel before 1pm or after 5pm
-Shuttles will bring arrivals from the Aspen Airport to Aspen as closures allow during the day

August 19:
-From 10:30 am until 12 noon, racers will start on Main St and take two circuits of town (in front of Aspen Square) before leaving Aspen on Hwy 82 towards Carbondale
-If you are flying out of Aspen on August 19, you must be at the airport before 1pm before Hwy 82 is closed
-Expect delays of up to 30 minutes on Hwy 82 because of rolling closures between Aspen and Carbondale
-McClure Pass will be closed to vehicles between 1pm and 3pm

Our front desk will be ready to answer your questions, so don't hesitate to ask!