Sunshine Canyon Hill Climb, 7-22-17

Posted on: July 13th, 2017

The rescheduled date for the Sunshine Canyon Hill Climb is set for Saturday, July 22nd from 0800-1200.  I have attached our Ops plan if you are interested in seeing it.

If you need any other information, please let me know.



Weinheimer, Carla []

Operations Plan

Sunshine Canyon Hill Climb

Saturday, July 22, 2017   0730-1200


The course is a hill climb which begins at 4th and Mapleton in Boulder and proceeds west up Sunshine Canyon Drive for 9.14 miles and ends at the highest elevation of the road, about 1 mile before the town of Gold Hill. The riders will start in multiple groups according to ability. There are approximately 200 participants.

Deputies working the event will be mobile and are responsible to escort groups of racers and to control traffic, allowing the racers to participate safely. There are no road closures for the event and deputies can stop traffic for short periods to allow the race to proceed without interruption.


All deputies working the event should meet the race coordinator, Barry Lee (720-244-8228) at the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine at 4th and Mapleton at 0730.


  • Class C Uniform (shorts are authorized) with duty belt and a pac-set.
  • An authorized traffic vest must be worn at all times while directing traffic. A high-visibility duty polo is an acceptable alternative.
  • Deputies are required to have a marked patrol car.


 LE Primary:                           BC Law3 – Deputy Rosales will have race radio

Event Coordinator:           Barry Lee (720-244-8228)

Medical:                               Robert Montoya (303-917-5465)         


Rapid Response Paramedics will provide services for this event. The services include one designated medical area at the finish line and an ALS Paramedic on site for the duration of the races. Paramedics will also be roving the course on motorcycles and will be equipped with AED’s, oxygen and medical kits.


Parking for the event will use the parking lots of the Boulder Center for Sports Medicine located at 4th Street and Mapleton Avenue.



Location Hours Personnel

Mobile #1

Mobile (on course) – will have race radio




Deputy Rosales


Mobile #2

Lead the first wave then remain at the finish line to ensure the road is kept clear of cyclists.





Deputy Cunning


Mobile #3

Assist with traffic direction at the beginning of the race then lead wave #2




Sergeant Trujillo


Mobile #4

Assist with traffic direction at the beginning of the race – mobile




Sergeant Heger