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Meet at Phillips 66 in Morrison

Rita the Rock Planter Drive

Join us for a scenic drive in the mountains, where we'll see pine trees, rolling hills, sweeping turns with occasional switchbacks, an old mine, and Rita the Rock Planter, a giant wooden troll sculpture in Victor, CO. Host: Brett Pardikes

Rita the Rock Planter Drive
Rita the Rock Planter Drive

Time & Location

Jun 22, 2024, 8:45 AM – 3:00 PM MDT

Meet at Phillips 66 in Morrison, 16283 Morrison Rd, Morrison, CO 80465, USA

About the Event

MEET: Approximately 8:45 AM Phillips 66 gas station in Morrison (16283 Morrison Rd)

DRIVER’S MEETING: 9 AM sharp near our parked cars  DEPART: By 9:25 AM - at the latest

ROUTE:

- Link to the route on Google Maps

- US 285 South for 22 miles to Pine Valley Rd near Pine.

- Left on Pine Valley Rd (Jeffco 126) South for 25 miles to Deckers

- Right on CO 67 South for 23 miles to Woodland Park City Market for a 30 min pit stop.

- US 24 West 6.8 miles to Divide

- Left/South on HWY 67 for 23 miles to Cripple Creek.

- Continue South on HWY 67 3.3 miles, turn right at Victor Mines, County dirt Rd 87 to Rita the Rock Planter

ARRIVE: About 12:30pm with 1x 30min stop.

RETURN: Cripple Creek for Lunch or those that want to return to town can.

What you will see: Rita for number one, pine trees, rolling hills, sweeping turns with occasional switchbacks, nothing too technical. Open road. And if you look real close an old mine, a great big open pit mine and a nice historic town.

Here is a link to more information about the destination.

Drive Host: Brett Pardikes

*** Please direct questions to PeaktoPeakMiata@gmail.com ***

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