Climb It

Highest Paved Road in North America

6,630′ of climbing: from an elevation of 7,500′ all the way up to 14,130

Ride It

Challenge Your Friends & Family

It is attainable

Own It

Gran Fondo: Citizens Race

Beat your personal best

Race It

Colorado State Hill Climb Championships

Find yourself on the Podium


The Bob Cook Memorial Mt. Evans Hill climb is an iconic bicycle race that takes place on the highest paved road in the United States. Celebrating it’s 52nd year, it was run for the first time in 1962 and has run consecutively with the exception of 3 times.It was renamed in 1981 in honor of five-time race winner Bob Cook, who died of cancer at the age of 23.


Get Involved

A very special thank you to all of the volunteers that have helped with our event! We couldn’t do it without you! This event succeeds because of the support of the community. We are so appreciative of the dedication of the many volunteers and sponsors.


Contact us

Kim Nordquist,
Race Director: 303.249.6168