It is Ride 12, and we tour 64.66 miles from Telluride to Delores. We will start at the highest elevation on our tour at 10,246 feet— and steadily descend a total of 2,263 feet down State Highway 146. We end up in Delores (Spanish for "sorrows" and named for the river on which it is located) was established as a station on the Rio Grande Southern Railroad, it replaced the earlier town, Big Bend, now covered by McPhee Reservoir.
8:30-9:00am / Hotel Madeline • 568 Mountain Village Blvd. • Telluride, CO 81435 • Directions
9:00am-12:30pm / Ride See The Route Here
12:30-1:30pm / Delores Town Square • 400 Railroad Avenue • Delores, CO 81323 • Directions