Ride The Rockies takes 2,000 cyclists on a 6-7 day ride through Colorado's Rocky Mountains each June. This year's route begins in Grand Junction on June 14th and tours riders 465 miles with more than 35,000 feet of elevation gain to end in Westcliffe on June 20th. The route showcases the state's spectacular scenery & remarkable mountain passes. Proceeds from Ride The Rockies benefit The Denver Post Community Foundation. All funds raised are returned directly to Colorado nonprofits.