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Stunning Views from Great Trails

Visited in early May. Out and back thru the Aspen trees on a MTB with cool temps and snow covered... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dave M
Hike Hike and Beauty

We visit the pass every year. You can go all the way across but you can also go up and hike and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Lisa R
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Visited in early May. Out and back thru the Aspen trees on a MTB with cool temps and snow covered peaks. Great experience Outside!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 6 days ago

We visit the pass every year. You can go all the way across but you can also go up and hike and then turn around to come back to Breckenridge. There is a cool spot to look at some old buildings and read some history....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a nice, easy drive, especially in the fall when the aspens are turning. There are several “ tree tunnels” that allow for awesome photos. The road is narrow in places, so be aware of oncoming traffic, as well as those who stop in...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Janet F
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This pass is a beautiful trip, that goes between South Park (Como) and Breckenridge. The road however is dirt and is passable by SUV, but there are some rough areas, so anything with low ground clearance could encounter some troubles. There are several bicyclists that...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Chuck L
Reviewed 6 February 2019

If you want a fairly low threat way to see some stunning high alpine scenery, Boreas Pass Road is just the ticket. If you are also possessed of hearty legs and lungs, it makes a fine bike ride as well, with opportunities to loop back...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank montanapescado
Reviewed 4 February 2019

We drove from Breckenridge to FairPlay - full length of Boreas Pass Road in September 2018. The Aspens were beautiful in full display of their fall color. The road from Breckenridge to the peak is best with a 4 wheel drive vehicle but okay for...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank C010915
Reviewed 31 January 2019

This is a dirt road pass but a low clearance vehicle will have no problems on it. The views are spectacular but caution with the high altitude. Acclimate to the altitude before you vent on it!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank kamgram
Reviewed 21 January 2019

Boreas Pass Road is a nearly 20-mile stretch that traces the path of the Pacific Railroad and rises to a summit at the Continental Divide. Along the way, Boreas Pass offers unbeatable views of the Blue River Valley and Tenmile Range. We started in Breckenridge...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 31 December 2018

The Boreas pass road is great for a day trip from Breckenridge. It is a dirt road, but is suitable for any type of car - no need for a 4-wheel drive. It is also a great place for a bike ride. There is a...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 19 November 2018

We drove this road several times between the town of Breckenridge and The Lodge. It was a very easy drive.

Date of experience: November 2018
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Diane W
17 September 2018|
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Response from Russell M | Reviewed this property |
Your Corolla should be fine as long as you take it slow and do your best to dodge the potholes. There are multiple pull off areas to take in the scenery so focus on the road and you should avoid any damage to your... More
13 September 2018|
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Response from Marli_Perro | Reviewed this property |
There were like 3 spots with room to pull over..the last being at the top. But most of the way up two cars could barely pass together. There were some spots where we or the other car had to back up to let the other go! It... More
don m
24 July 2018|
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Response from AnnArborMiBob | Reviewed this property |
I do this road all the time in summer with a passenger car and standard tires.