Blue Sky Mountain Summit Tour (Formerly Mt. Evans)

(Summer)

This awesome tour carries you up the highest paved road in North America to see the breathtaking views and wilderness area of Blue Sky Mountain. Take the optional short hike to the summit at 14,265 feet for the ultimate experience.
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Other Highlights

Bighorn sheep and mountain goats, pristine glacial lakes, historic Idaho Springs for lunch and shopping, and top-of-the-world views

Options

Hike to the Summit (if weather permits)

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Availability

Daily, Memorial Day through Labor Day (weather permitting)

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Duration

8:15 to 4:00 pm
7 ½ to 8 hours – Return in time to enjoy your evening

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Departing From

Union Station in Downtown Denver at 8:15am
Meet at the flagpole out front: 17th and Wynkoop St.
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Price

$129 per adventurer, includes admission to wilderness area
Gratuity not included.
Terms and Conditions

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Wildlife

You’re likely to see wildlife on this tour, but sometimes they’re being wild somewhere else.

Know Before You Go

Dress in Layers

Temperatures on the top of Blue Sky will be much cooler we advise to dress in layers and bring a jacket. Weather can be unpredictable so please dress appropriately. Average temperatures at the summit are about 45 degrees Fahrenheit

Be Prepared for Altitude Changes

Please speak with your physician before traveling up to high altitudes. We recommend staying in Denver for at least 1 day before taking this tour to help you acclimate, staying hydrated also helps to lessen the effects of traveling up to higher elevations.

Wildlife

Wildlife is wild. Please help protect it by not feeding or petting it.

What to Bring

Jacket, hat and gloves
Camera and or binoculars
Refillable Water Bottle
Comfortable walking shoes
Gratuity for your Guide

FAQs

What are the walking trails like? Do I have to go on the walks?

All walks are on trail surfaces, relatively level, and less than 1 mile each. Guests are encouraged, but not required to take them.

What’s for lunch?

Lunch is on your own in Historic Idaho Springs, at one of the many different restaurants in town.

Tours are limited to 12 guests.
Pro tip: Book early. Our tours sell out fast!

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Our Guests Say it Best

“Kristina was our tour guide, and she was fabulous. Very knowledgeable, good sense of humor, and great driver on the winding mountain roads. Highly recommend this tour!”

-Diane G. (Google Reviews)

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