Please join us on May 15th for the first AMR tour of 2021 to historic Cripple Creek, Colorado. On this tour we will travel the back roads on the west side of Pikes Peak through the area’s historic and present day mining district. You might even see people in period costume that will tell you all about this former gold mining camp and now the Pikes Peak region’s nearest gambling town. In the late 1800s, thousands of fortune-seekers made their way to Pikes Peak for the country’s last great gold rush.Some great twisting roads and magnificent views await you and your Porsche.
We will depart at 8:30 AM from Porsche of Colorado Springs at 917 Motor City Drive in Colorado Springs. Plan to arrive at the dealership by 8:00 AM for breakfast snacks, registration and a mandatory driver’s meeting.
We will drive up Ute Pass to Divide, Colorado and then turn south on Highway 67 toward Cripple Creek. In Cripple Creek we will stop for a break and visit the Heritage Center. After our break, we will depart Cripple Creek on Teller County Rd 1 toward Florissant where we will head south on Teller County Rd 11 and a great drive on High Park Road toward Canon City. From Canon City we will go east on US 50 to Penrose where we will stop for lunch.
Lunch is at the Gooseberry Patch restaurant with individual checks. Make sure you let us know if you choose not to join us for lunch!
Registration cost is $10 per vehicle. Registration closes at midnight on May 9, 2021. Please use the following link to register or get detailed information: https://msreg.com/cripplecreek2021.
IMPORTANT: In compliance with State of Colorado guidelines and in order to ensure our members’ safety, we must maintain social distancing. Additionally, it is a requirement that all tour participants wear a face mask while outside their vehicles. PLEASE ARRIVE AT THE TOUR WITH A MASK FOR EACH PARTICIPANT. Extra hand sanitizer, disposable gloves, trash baskets, disposable face masks and cleaners/disinfectants will be available at the start of the tour, but please bring your own. Participants and volunteers should stay at home if they are at higher risk for severe illness, or if they are sick or experiencing COVID-19 symptoms such as fever, cough or shortness of breath, must stay home.