The new Rimrock Hotel in Naturita is offering M2D cyclists 10% off their hotel rooms. Call 970.865.2500 and mention 'Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride' or fill out your information online and enter 'Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride Discount' in the special requests section.

The Angler Inn is offering M2D & Telluride200 cyclists 10% off room nights over the ride weekend. Call 970.728.5580 and mention you are a participant in the Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride to receive the discount.

We have secured discounted lodging in Grand Junction for the weekend of the ride. The available Dates for Discount: September 23, 24 & 25, must book by August 23, 2016 to receive discount.

Courtyard Grand Junction: $119-$125 per night

Residence Inn Grand Junction: $129 per night, includes breakfast

BOOK HERE or call hotels directly and use code 'MTDP'.

Telluride Alpine Lodging will be offering cyclists two great lodging options. All their Standard and Kitchenette rooms at the Mountainside Inn are $99 per night plus tax. They are also extending a 15% discount on all of their other properties. Please refer to 'Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride' when calling 970.729.8821 to book.

The Hotel Telluride is offering M2D & Telluride200 cyclists $169 nightly rooms. Book here to take advantage of this great offer! You can also use promo code MD15 when booking online or mentioning 'Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride' when booking over the phone, 866.468.3501.

If you are planning on staying at the Gateway Canyons Resort, we recommend booking soon as they are likely to sell out. 

If you are interested in a shuttle to Grand Junction after the ride and lodging there, please email

If you are interested in camping in Gateway, email

Through Telluride Express, M2D provides shuttle services back to Telluride and Norwood from Gateway on ride day. The cost of the Telluride shuttle is $40.

Additionally, we will be providing transportation to Grand Junction after the race if there is enough demand. If you are interested in a shuttle to (or from) Grand Junction, email

High Country Shipping provides bicycle and luggage shipping. Your bike can be picked up at your door and delivered to you in Telluride. Use this link to learn more about shipping costs and putting your bike in transit. 

Race Logistics & discounted Lodging options 





Discounted lodging is available at the Hampton Inn Montrose (next to the airport) ‚Äčat a rate of $124 per night which includes breakfast. BOOK HERE or call 970.252.3300 and ask for the 'Mountains to Desert' special rate. 


Town Park Campground: First come, first serve. Perfect location in town, walking distance to everything and just moments from the M2D start. Call 970.728.2173 or click here for more details.

All other camping options near Telluride can be found here.

Madeline Hotel and Residences will be offering a discount of 15% for Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride participants. Book here! There is currently a 2-night minimum in place. Participants can also call 877.797.9806 and mention 'Mountains to the Desert Bike Ride'.

We are working on gathering more discounted lodging rates in Telluride, check back regularly for updates to this list.