Colorado Cycling Passes/ Summits - MTB trails / unpaved roads

- contains two sided at least partially unpaved summits.
- does not list shoulder summits
- many are good dirt roads suitable for a cyclocross bike, also trails etc.
- tabulation order: highest elevation first
- s(u) means summit not listed in maps or books.
- if one of two approaches is paved, the pass is listed in this table, not in the "paved passes" table.
-.Passes that contain a principal paved and alternate unpaved approach are listed in this table and the "paved passes" table.
- Elevations refer to the maximum altitude along an MTB approach. If this maximum elevation differs from the pass elevation, the pass elevation follows in ().

Name elevation (ft) surface nearby towns location
  13999-13000    
Argentine Pass 13207 single/ double track trail Georgetown, Montezuma Front Range
Mosquito Pass 13186 jeep trail Leadville, Alma Mosquito Mtns
Imogene Pass 13114 jeep trail Ouray, Telluride San Juan Mtns
  12999-12000    
Engineer Pass 12970(12800) jeep trail Silverton, Lake City San Juan mtns
California Pass 12930 jeep trail Silverton, Animas Forks San Juan mtns
Black Bear Pass 12840 jeep trail Telluride, Silverton San Juan mtns
Sunnyside Saddle 12780 0 track Silverton San Juan mtns
Pearl Pass 12692 jeep road Aspen, Taylor Park Elk mtns
Wasatch Connector Trail s(u) 12630 single track Telluride San Juan mtns
Cinnamon Pass 12620 jeep road Silverton, Lake City San Juan mtns
Stony Pass 12588 dirt road Silverton San Juan mtns
Rolling Mountain Pass 12484 single track Silverton, Purgatoire ski area San Juan mtns
Hurricane Pass 12407 jeep road Ouray, Silverton San Juan mtns
Taylor Pass via Richmond Hill 12339(11928) jeep road Aspen, Ashcroft Elk mtns
FR123 summit(u):_Richmond Hill 12290 double/ single track Aspen, Ashcroft Elk mtns
Searle Pass 12270(12020) single track Copper Mountain, (Camp Hale) Gore Range
Corkscrew Pass 12217 jeep road Ironton, Silverton San Juan mtns
Monarch Crest Trail s(u)
12145 single track Poncha Springs Sawatch mtns
Chalk Creek Pass 12140 single track/ dirt road Buena Vista Sawatch mtns
TR700 Dry Creek Trail s(u) 12130 single track Del Norte Eastern San Juan Mtns
Cottonwood Pass 12126 paved/ dirt road Buena Vista, Taylor Park Sawatch mtns
Hancock Pass 12125
jeep road
(Princeton Hot Springs), Pitkin
Sawatch mtns
Webster Pass 12096 double track Keystone, Webster Front Range
Gunsight Pass
12090
single/ double track
Crested Butte
Ruby Range
French Pass 12054 single/ double track Breckenridge, Jefferson Front Range
Napoleon Pass 12044 double/single track Pitkin, Tincup Sawatch mtns
Colorado Trail: m363.1 s(u)
12040 single track bike and hike Lake City San Juan Mtns
Cumberland Pass 12033 dirt road Pitkin, Taylor Park Sawatch mtns
Kokomo Pass 12022 single track Copper Mountain, (Camp Hale) Gore Range
Hagerman Pass 12010(11095) jeep road Leadville Sawatch mtns
FR766 Fairview Mine s(u) 12010
hike and bike route
Pitkin, (Taylor Park)
Sawatch mtns
  11999-11000    
Blackhawk Pass 11970 single track Rico San Juan mtns
Taylor Pass 11928 jeep trail Aspen, Taylor Park Elk mtns
Weston Pass
11921
dirt road
Leadville, Fairplay
Mosquito Range
FR330 Greyback Mtn s(u) 11920 dirt road Summitville, del Norte Eastern San Juan Mtns
FR708 Resolution Mountain s(u) 11905 double track with bike and hike section
(Camp Hale) Gore Range
Fall River Pass 11812(11796) dirt road Estes Park Front Range
Colorado Trail: m290.5 s(u)
11780
hike and bike trail
Cochetopa Hills
(Razor Park Th) (FR850)
Blowout Pass 11780 jeep road Alamosa, del Norte Eastern San Juan Mtns
Ptarmigan Pass 11765
single track
Copper Mountain, (Camp Hale)
Gore Range
Williams Pass 11762 double track trail Buena Vista, Pitkin Sawatch Range
Schofield Pass
11707
jeep road
Marble, Crested Butte
Elk mtns
Rollins Pass 11677 dirt road with portage Rollinsville, Winter Park Front range
FR102C Cooper Loop s(u) 11570 trail with walking Leadville Gore Range
FR360 Prospect Mtn s(u) 11630 dirt road Summitville, del Norte Eastern San Juan Mtns
FR401 Deer Peak s(u) 11520 double track trail Mc Kenzie Jct, Gardner Wet Mtns
Slumgullion Pass alternate summit 11320 dirt/ paved road Lake City San Juan mtns
Boreas Pass 11481 double track Breckenridge, Como Front Range
FR359 East San Juan Mtns s(u) 11480 double track trail South Fork Eastern San Juan Mtns
FR867 Alpine Plateau Road s(u) 11430
dirt road
Lake City
San Juan Mtns
Old Monarch Pass 11375 dirt road Sargents, Poncha Springs Sawatch Range
Waunita Pass 11303 dirt road Pitkin, Doyleville Sawatch Range
Alta Lakes s(u) 11270 single / double track Telluride San Juan Mtns
Cordova Pass 11248 dirt road Aguilar, La Veta Spanish Peaks
FR745 Lime Creek Road s(u) 11240 double track trail Redcliff Gore Range
FR869 Toll Road Gulch s(u) 11220 jeep road Poncha Springs Sawatch Range
CR2 California Gulch s(u) 11180 paved/ unpaved Leadville Mosquito Range foothills
Sugarloaf Pass 11160 double track trail Leadville Sawatch Range
White River Plateau s(u) 11070 dirt road, double track trail New Castle, Dotsero White River Plateau
Shrine Pass 11050 dirt road Vail, Redcliff Gore Range
Lone Cone Pass 11029 dirt/ jeep road Placerville San Juan mtns
Colorado Trail: m299.7
11019
hike and bike trail
(Razor Park Th) (Cochetopa Pass Rd)
Cochetopa Hills
  10999-10000    
East Lone Cone Pass 10890 double track trail Placerville San Juan mtns
Marshall Pass 10846 dirt road Poncha Springs, Sargents Sawatch Range
McCord Pass 10825 jeep road Kremmling
FR400 Gardner Rd s(u) 10780 dirt road Mc Kenzie Jct Wet Mountains
Hayden Pass 10709 jeep road Villa Grove, Coaldale Sangre de Cristo mtns
FR700 Red Sandstone Rd s(u) 10675 dirt road Vail, Avon
Last Dollar Pass 10663 dirt/ jeep road Telluride San Juan mtns
Colorado Trail m171.6 s(u)
10660
single track
(Ebert Creek Th) (Twin Lakes)
Sawatch Range foothills
Stillwater Pass 10620
dirt road Granby Front Range
CR169 Waugh Mtn 10620 jeep road Cotopaxi Waugh Mountain
Wyoming Trail s(u) 10610 singe track Steamboat Springs
Stunner Pass 10541 dirt road Platoro Eastern San Juan Mtns
FR 260 Silver Lakes Rd s(u) 10520 dirt road Platoro Eastern San Juan Mtns
Cabin Creek Divide 10500 dirt road Parshall not named
Pinos Pass 10500 dirt road Powderhorn, Lake City Cochetopa Hills
FR801 summit(u): Flagpole Mtn
10400
dirt road
New Castle, Silt
unnamed Western Slope mesa
Marcellina Pass via Dyke Trail
10390
single track/ dirt road
Crested Butte
Ruby Range
FR618 s(u) 10358 dirt road (Beaver Park) San Juan Mtns
Ripple Creek Pass
10343
dirt road
Buford, Phippsburg
White River Plateau
Marcellina Pass (historical)
10325
dirt road/ single track
Crested Butte
Ruby Range
Colorado Trail: m307.4 s(u) 10259 single/ double track (North Cochetopa Pass Rd) (Salt House Pass Rd) Cochetopa Hills
CR535 West Dolores Road s(u) 10130 dirt road Stoner, Rico San Juan Mtns
Owl Creek Pass 10114 dirt road Ridgway, Cimarron San Juan mtns
FR250 Rock Creek s(u) 10110 dirt road Kremmling
Buford - New Castle Road summit(u) 10097 dirt road Buford, New Castle White River Plateau
Ohio Pass 10093 dirt road Gunnison, Crested Butte West Elk mtns
Cochetopa Pass 10032 dirt road Saguache, Gunnison Cochetopa Hills
Medano Pass 10030 double track trail Gardner Sangre de Cristo mtns
FR700 Chimney Rock Rd s(u) 10020 dirt road Kremmling
Kebler Pass 10000 dirt road Crested Butte West Elk mtns
  9999-9000    
Crooked Creek Pass 9995 dirt road Eagle Sawatch foothills
Ute Pass 9944 dirt road/ double track trail Saguache, Villa Grove Sawatch foothills
Divide Road s(u) 9940
dirt road
Montrose, Delta
Uncompaghre Plateau
FR402 South Divide Road s(u) 9940
dirt road
Montrose
Uncompahre Plateau
FR300 summit(u) 9900 dirt road/ jeep trail Glenwood Springs, Silt unnamed Western Slope Mesa
Colorado Trail: m185.7 s(u)
9890
single track
(Elbert Creek Th) (Twin Lakes)
Sawatch Range foothills
FR42 Mill Creek Rd s(u) 9810 double track trail Steamboat Springs
Squaw Pass 9800 dirt, ->paved see Juniper Pass Idaho Springs
Front Range foothills
FR500 Red Dirt Park - Hay Park s(u) 9770 double track trail Steamboat Springs
Interocean Pass 9760 single/double track Paonia, Hotchkiss West Elk mtns
Mosca Pass 9740 dirt road/ single track trail Gardner, Sand Dunes Sangre de Cristo mtns
Old Rabbit Ears Pass 9610 dirt/paved road Steamboat Springs
FR411 Hahn's Peak s(u) 9560 jeep trail Steamboat Springs Park Range
Old La Veta Pass 9390 dirt road La Veta, Fort Garland Sangre de Cristo mtns
Pass Creek Pass 9373 dirt road Gardner Sangre de Cristo mtns
Kerp Road s(u) 9240 dirt road Fort Garland Sangre de Cristo foothills
Roan Plateau s(u) 9220 dirt road Rifle, Rio Blanco Roan Plateau
Hastings Mesa s(u) 9160 dirt road Sawpit, Ridgway San Juan mtns
Hardscrabble Saddle 9066(8859) single track/ double track Eagle, Gypsum Sawatch Range foothills
Buzzard-Muddy Divide 9031 dirt/ medalled road Collbran Battlement Mesa
Co134 east of Tonopas 9020 dirt road/ paved summit Tonopas
CR26 Sapinero Mesa s(u) 9000 dirt road Sapinero, Lake City Sapinero Mesa
  8999-8000    
Douglas Pass via Rope Canyon 8954(8259) double track/paved Rangely Roan Plateau
Cottonwood Pass
8904
dirt road
Hot Sulphur Springs
Gore mtns
CR25 Blue Mesa s(u) 8900 dirt road Sapinero, Lake City Blue Mesa
FR529 - FR430 summit(u) 8821 double track Gypsum Sawatch Range foothills
FR611 High Trail s(u) 8689
double track
White River Plateau
Dotsero
Columbine Pass 8680 paved/ dirt road Park Range Steamboat Springs
Cerro Summit via Coal Hill 8660(7950) dirt road/ paved Montrose, Cimarron Gunnison Valley
FR150 Hayden - California Park 8570 dirt road Hayden Park Range
Stoney Pass 8562 dirt road Bailey Front Range, Kenosha Mtns
FR150 California Park - Savery 7480 dirt road Savery Park Rang
Baxter Pass 8380 dirt road Fruita Roan Plateau
Gill Creek Divide 8380 portage Whitewater Uncompahre Plateau
Sandy's Fort Pass 8323 dirt road Basin San Juan foothills
Cottonwood Pass 8280 dirt road Gypsum, El Jebel Sawatch foothills
BLM 8114: West Elk Ridge Road s(u) 8270
double/ single track
New Castle, Silt
White River Plateau
Crawford Gulch Road s(u) 8210 dirt /paved road Golden Front Range foothills
Dick Pass 8153 dirt road Rifle, Meeker White River Plateau/ Grand Hogback
Genesee Park s(u) 8060 paved /dirt road Genesee Front Range foothills
Alkali Creek - Road Gulch s(u) 8050
dirt road
Silt
Battlement Mesa
Old Hesperus Pass 8019 dirt road/ paved Durango, Hesperus San Juan foothills
  7999-7000      
Copper Gulch Divide 7927 dirt road de Weese Plateau Deer Park
CR52 Wolf Creek s(u) 7720 dirt road Park Range Steamboat Springs
Gibson Gulch - East Creek s(u) 7570
double track
unnamed western slope mesa
New Castle, Silt
BLM7058 Corcoran Peak s(u)
7470
double track
de Beque
Book Cliffs
Grapevine Road s(u) 7270
dirt road/ paved
Genesee
Front Range foothills
Wild Horse Trail s(u) 7100
jeep trail
de Beque
Book Cliffs





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