This spectacular tour of the Rocky Mountains begins on Trail Ridge Road along the Continental Divide. High mountain vistas and great opportunities for wildlife sighting of bighorn sheep, elk and mule deer are featured along the way. The tour stops in Estes Park, founded in 1870, one of Colorado’s premier vacation resorts. Located in the park is the historic Stanley Hotel. Famous guests at this hotel include the unsinkable Molly Brown, Theodore Roosevelt and novelist Stephen King. Estes Park features opportunities for browsing in its many jewelry and curio stores. The tour also includes a gourmet box lunch picnic in a mountain setting.
Monday, October 25, 9:00am-1:00pm
Red Rocks Park, Lookout Mountain and Coors Brewery are the highlights of this tour. The Red Rocks Amphitheater is set amidst towering cliffs of sandstone and boasts excellent acoustics. The museum atop Lookout Mountain contains memorabilia from the Buffalo Bill Cody Wild West Show. A café located in the gift shop will provide an opportunity for you to purchase a quick snack. The final stop is Coors Brewery for a walking tour and an opportunity to sample Coors beer (proper ID required) and browse in the gift shop.
This customized tour of Coors Brewing Company provides a fascinating example of the combination and integration batch processing (pre-brew and brewing processes) with modern automated assembly line processing (packaging), all based on the artisan art of the master brewer. The Golden, Colorado, plant is the largest single brewery in the world, and where Coors brews the majority of its beers. Coors is the third-largest brewery in the U.S. and one of the largest in the world based on volume
Note: Please wear long pants and totally enclosed flat shoes for this tour.
Jeppesen, the world's foremost provider of integrated aviation information solutions and a subsidiary of The Boeing Company, will offer a tour of its print and distribution center. From this center Jeppesen distributes more than 2 billion air navigation charts annually. The company is the 2000 recipient of the Franz Edelman Award for achievement in operations research and the management sciences.