Colorado Cycling Passes - Paved Roads

- tabulation order: highest elevation first.
- does not include shoulder summits
- contains two sided paved road summits
- s(u) means unnamed/unsourced summit
- if only one of two principal approaches is paved, the pass is listed in the MTB table, not in this table.
- passes with a principal paved approach and alternate unpaved approach are listed in both tables.
- Elevations refer to the maximum altitude along the approaches. If this maximum elevation differs from the pass altitude, the pass altitude follows in ().

Name
elevation (ft)
nearby towns
location

12999 - 12000

Trail Ridge Road passes
12180 (10747,11860)
Estes Park, Grand Lake
Front Range
Independence Pass
12095
Aspen, Twin Lakes
Sawatch Range

11999 - 11000

Loveland Pass
11992
Idaho Springs, Dillon
Front Range
Slumgullion Pass 11561(11530) Creede, Lake City San Juan mtns
Hoosier Pass
11541
Breckenridge, Alma
Front/Tenmile/Mosquito mtns
Fremont Pass
11318
Copper Mountain, Leadville
Tenmile/Gore mtns
Berthoud Pass
11315
Empire, Winter Park
Front Range
Monarch Pass
11312
Salida, Sargents
Sawatch mtns
Juniper Pass 11160(11040)
Bergen Park, Idaho Springs
Front Range
Red Mountain Pass
11100
Ouray, Durango
San Juan mtns

10999 - 10000

Spring Creek Pass
10901
Lake City, Creede
San Juan mtns
Molas Pass
10899
Ouray, Durango
Sam Juan mtns
Wolf Creek Pass
10850
Pagosa Springs, South Fork
eastern San Juan mtns
Grand Mesa summit(u) 10839 Grand Junction, Delta Grand Mesa
CR9 Turquoise Lake s(u) 10692 Leadville Sawatch Range
Coal Bank Summit 10640 Ouray, Durango San Juan mtns
Mineral Belt bike path s(u) 10614 Leadville Mosquito Range foothills
Vail Pass 10554 Vail, Copper Mountain Gore mtns
Tennessee Pass 10424 Minturn, Leadville Gore/Sawatch mtns
Cameron Pass 10285 Fort Collins, Walden northern Front Range
La Manga Pass
10230
Antonito, Chama (NM)
eastern San Juan mtns
Lizard Head Pass
10222
Telluride, Stoner
San Juan mtns
North Cochetopa Pass
10149
Gunnison, Saguache
Cochetopa Hills
Cumbres Pass
10022
Antonito, Chama (NM)
eastern San Juan mtns
Kenosha Pass
10001
Bailey, Jefferson
Front Range

9999 - 9000

Red Hill Pass
9993
Fairplay, Como
South Park
Cucharas Pass
9941
La Veta
Sangre de Cristo mtns
Squaw Pass
9807
Bergen Park, Idaho Springs
Front Range
Willow Creek Pass
9621
Granby, Walden
Park Range
Gore Pass
9527
Kremmling, Toponas
Gore Range
Wilkerson Pass
9507
Lake George, Hartsel
Front Range
Trout Creek Pass 9346 Johnson Village Mosquito mtns
Rabbit Ears Pass
9428
Steamboat Springs, Kremmling
Park Range
North La Veta Pass
9413
La Veta, Fort Garland
Sangre de Cristo mtns
Peak to Peak Highway summit(u) m15.3 9350
Blackhawk
Front Range foothills
Currant Creek Pass
9300
Canyon City, Hartsel
Front Range
Battle Hill Summit
9267
Minturn, Redcliff
Gore/Sawatch mtns
Ute Pass
9184
Colorado Springs, Lake George
Front Range
Wind River Pass
9130
Estes Park
Front Range
Black Mesa s(u)
9121
Sapinero, Crawford
Black Mesa
Hardscrabble Pass 9100 Westcliff Wet Mountains
Poncha Pass 9010 Poncha Springs, Villa Grove Sangre de Cristo mtns/ Sawatch mtns
8999 - 8000
Black Mountain Road summit(u) 8920
Evergreen, Conifer
Front Range foothills
Muddy Pass 8772 Kremmling, Walden Rabbit Ears Range
Mc Lure Pass 8763 Elk mtns Elk mtns
Dallas Divide 8735 Ridgeway, Telluride San Juan mtns
Golden Gate Canyon s(u)
8730
(Golden Gate Park)
Front Range foothills
Blue Mesa Summit 8704 Cimarron, Sapinero Gunnison Valley
Coal Creek Canyon s(u) 8680 Wondervu Front Range foothills
Hesperus Summit 8413(8213) Durango, Hesperus San Juan foothills
Douglas Pass 8268 Loma, Rangely Roan Plateau
Co131 summit(u): State Bridge - Wolcott
8250
State Bridge, Wolcott
Crystal Mountain
Stagecoach Road summit(u) 8100
Evergreen
Front Range foothills
Rist Canyon summit(u) 8000 Fort Collins, Masonville Front Range foothills

7999 - 7000

Cerro Summit
7950
Montrose, Cimarron
Gunnison Valley
Raton Pass
7888
Trinidad, Raton (NM)
Raton Hills
Montane Drive s(u)
7790
Genesee
Front Range foothills
Yellowjacket Pass
7780
Bayfield, Pagosa Springs
Eastern San Juan foothills
Golden Gate Pass
7750
Golden
Front Range foothills
Watson Divide
7582
Old Snowmass
Roaring Fork Valley
CR100 summit(u): Catherine Store rd 7200
Glenwood Springs, Carbondale
western slope foothills
Unaweep Divide
7048
Gateway, Whitewater
Uncompahre Plateau

6999-6000

Colorado National Monument summit(u)
6673
Grand Junction, Fruita
Uncompaghre Plateau
Gypsum Pass 6610(6125) Basin Western slope

5999-5000

De Beque cutoff summit(u) 5570
de Beque
Battlement Mesa foothills
 




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