Was thinking of cycling the Great Divide route from mid April until mid June taking it pretty easy with my wife on a hardtail MTB tandem with alfine 11 gears. Realise that there will be snow in parts and will hopefully bypass these by other forms of transport or roads if needs be. Does this sound practical.
Thanks for any advice
It depends on how much you tolerate the cold and how much you want to take other transport. Numerous passes WILL be closed due to snow so it is doable with major rerouting on to highways, etc. If you could start at least 4 weeks later and ride south to north, you would be in a much better situation but would probably still have some of the higher passes closed due to snow.