Clip-in With Christian Cycling Experience

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Cyclists of all ability levels, join us this summer for our 2015 Clip-In With Christian Cycling Experience!  

During this 3-night, 4-day experience, you'll ride Aspen's most famed roads with professional cyclists Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis. Camp includes VIP access to Stage 3 of USA Pro Challenge, and many exciting events. Packages offered with accommodations at The Little Nell, and for day riders too. Please scroll down for package pricing information.

For first-hand accounts of last summer's event,  please read a blog post from the perspective of Simon Chen, Managing Director of The Little Nell, or this account by participant Andy DuvineAlso be sure to check out our photo gallery from last summer's event.


Monday, August 17: 

Arrival Day

5 - 7 PM  |  Evening Welcome Reception, Poolside at The Little Nell 

Tuesday, August 18:  

7 - 8:30 AM  |  Breakfast in element 47

9 - 1 PM  |  Ride to Independence Pass

1 PM  |  Lunch on element 47 patio

Afternoon on own

6 PM  |  Dinner al fresco with Christian Vande Velde, George Hincapie and Craig Lewis

Wednesday, August 19: 

7 - 8:30 AM  |  Breakfast in element 47

9 - 11:30 AM  |  Short Morning Ride to Maroon Bells / Ashcroft  

1 PM  |  Lunch on Ajax Tavern patio

12 PM  |  Welcome USA Pro Challenge riders as they arrive on Stage 3 from Copper from VIP Tent

5 PM  |  Evening Ride to a Very Special Farewell Wine Dinner at Emma Farms, with transportation back to The Little Nell

Thursday, August 20: 

7 - 8:30 AM  |  Breakfast in element 47

9 AM  |  Send USA Pro Challenge riders off for Stage 4 ride to Breckenridge

Departure Day

Cyclist SUPPORT 

  • Riders of all levels are welcome. 
  • All rides will be accompanied by Tom Hopper, Team Mechanic, as well as support vehicles stocked with food, beverage, and spare parts. 
  • Riders will be supplied with Skratch Mix bottles daily, prearrival amenities and detailed GPS information on each ride's course, elevation and mileage. 
  • All bikes will be washed, tuned and stored nightly by a team mechanic.  
  • Riders will also receive 3 cycling kits for this experience, furnished by Garmin, BMC and The Little Nell. 
  • Sponsors include Smith Optics and Giro.

Pricing Packages

All-In Package: $3,999 - This package includes a three-night stay at The Little Nell, all meals and snacks, riding kits, VIP tickets to USA PRO CHALLENGE, and other goodies.

All-In Rider, No stay or Shared Room: $2,500 -- This package includes all meals and snacks, riding kits, VIP tickets to USA PRO CHALLENGE, and other goodies. 

Non-Riding Spouse: $2000 -- This package includes access to all meals, and VIP tickets to USA Pro Challenge. 


To Book your Clip-In with Christian package, or sign up to receive more information on this experience as it becomes available, please contact Cathy DeHaven, Director of Reservation Sales, at 970-544-6206.


Reservation Specialist



(970) 920-6365


The Little Nell