Event to close road to the Bells | AspenTimes.com

Event to close road to the Bells

Aspen Times Staff
Aspen, CO Colorado

ASPEN ” Saturday morning is out for anyone planning a trip up to the Maroon Bells this weekend.

The Aspen High Country Triathlon/Duathlon is scheduled Saturday, Aug. 18 and the biking portion of the event will take place between the Aspen Recreation Center and the Maroon Bells along Maroon Creek Road.

To accommodate the competitors, the road will be closed to travel between the Forest Service entrance station and the Bells/Maroon Lake from 7 a.m. to noon.

In addition, RFTA bus service to the Bells will be suspended until the end of the event, which begins and ends at the ARC.

For more on the triathlon/duathlon, go to http://www.aspenrecreation.com.