Model S Assault on Mt. Evans (Colorado) is set for June 8, 2013

Model S Assault on Mt. Evans (Colorado) is set for June 8, 2013

Located in the front range West of Denver, Mt. Evans Scenic Byway is the highest paved road in North America begging to be assaulted by Tesla’s Model S owners. With the introduction of this awesome vehicle, I am organizing a Model S Road Rally for Saturday June 8, 2013 from Idaho Springs, CO (35 miles west of Denver) to the summit of Mt. Evans and back. The views along the highway are breathtaking, as is the elevation, which summits 14,256 feet above sea level. The spring flowers should be in bloom, as will be an abundance of wildlife, such as Mountain Goats and Bighorn Sheep.

We need to meet up around 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 8th, at the Clear Creek County Middle School parking lot toward the west end of Idaho Springs. This location is South of I-70 at Exit 240. Take the exit; turn South on Highway 103 toward Mt. Evans, and the Middle School driveway is a few hundred feet ahead on the right-hand side immediately past the Ranger Station and Visitor’s Center.

Please RSVP to Dennis Driscoll at (I just need to give the Park Service an estimate of the number of cars to anticipate)

Here is a flyer about the event with some pretty awesome photos, too.

See you in June, Dennis

Velo1 | 7 juni 2013

As of Friday before the event, there are 40 RSVPs, so expecting 40+ cars. No RSVP required, just show up by 9:30 a.m. (see flier linked to initial posting).

Fantastic interest! Go Team Tesla | 8 juni 2013

Weather was great, so was the company --- and of course our cars :o) And here are some pictures

F4D | 9 juni 2013

Here are some photos and a quick YouTube video, had a great time:


--David | 9 juni 2013

Looks like a fun trip! Do you know the elevation change from start to finish? How was the rated range at start, top, and back at the start? | 9 juni 2013

Opps! There is a much better post with all my questions answered at:

kw1 | 9 juni 2013

Great pictures. Thanks for posting.

Brian H | 10 juni 2013

En route:

Panoz | 14 juni 2013

Did you ever determine who came from the farthest distance for the event?

Liz G | 14 juni 2013

Here is a video of us all leaving from the Echo Lake stop.