Take a road less traveled to the beautiful Wet Mountain Valley
Enjoy a weekend full of fun activities before and after the Hardscrabble Mountain Trail Run.
Bear Basin Ranch
Bring your family and your friends to the Hardscrabble Mountain Trail Run at Bear Basin Ranch and enjoy a day of fun with Bear Basin guides. Head out on a guided horseback adventure or covered wagon ride and explore 3,500 acres in the Wet Mountains, comprising gently rolling hills, prairie and aspen grove, with unobstructed views of the Sangre de Cristo Mountains!
Founded in 1885, Bear Basin Ranch is a working cattle and horse ranch steeped in wonderful history that encompasses seven square miles of high mountain park terrain that is protected with a conservation easement held by Palmer Land Trust.
Head to Westcliffe before (or after) the race and enjoy our charming downtown!
Enjoy an adventure in the San Isabel National Forest, horseback rides at Bear Basin Ranch, climb our 14,000-foot peaks, hike our trails with breathtaking vistas and dip your hook in our pristine mountain lakes and streams. Enjoy the historic towns of Silver Cliff and Westcliffe and experience our rich silver and gold mining, railroad and ranching history at our museums. After all the fun, enjoy a meal prepared at one of our destination restaurants.
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Westcliffe, Colo., has a variety of lodging options from bed-and-breakfasts, motels, camping in the national forest and RV parks. Westcliffe is 11 miles west on CO 96 from the race location. It's an easy and beautiful drive!
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