Quarter Horse to Purgatory

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Riders in the Quarter Horse to Purgatory will tour the 25 scenic miles from Durango to Purgatory Resort. After riding through the gorgeous Animas River Valley, you’ll tackle more than 2300 feet of vertical climb to finish among food, fun, and festivities in the Village Plaza.

This point-to-point tour is great for beginning riders or families who want to participate in all the exuberance of the Iron Horse Bicycle Classic by completing a quarter-century at 8800’.


Saturday May 25 - 8:00 AM


33rd and 2nd Avenue, Durango

Registration Information:

Registration fee is $65.00. If you register on or before May 1st you will receive your bib number in the mail. If you are a local rider with merchandise (zip codes 81301, 81302, 81303, 81122), International rider, or registered after May 6th, you will pick up your bib number at Chapman Hill located at 500 Florida Rd, Durango from 1pm to 7pm on Friday May 24th.

$10 of your entry fee is donated to numerous community organizations.

Number Placement 

Number plates MUST be attached to your seat post. Numbers must be visible on the course at all times.