The inaugural Lake City Alpine 50, presented by Oskar Blues Brewery, took place Aug. 24. Riders endured a challenging 50-mile course through the alpine tundra, including cresting two of the highest passes in Colorado: Cinnamon Pass (12,640 feet) and Engineer Pass (12,800 feet). The race featured over 6,100 feet of climbing in the first thirty miles through some of the most incredible sections of the San Juan Mountains.
Steamboat Springs’ husband and wife powerhouses – Hannah and Brad Bingham were the individual winners, with Hannah finishing in 4:41 hours and Brad finishing in 3:38.
Durango took home bragging rights as the Fastest Town for the men.