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Stunning views await you here!

We drove this road from Breckenridge at 9900 feet elevation to 11,350 feet elevation near the top... read more

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Unique and Very Lovely

Boreas Pass Road intersects Main Street just a couple of minutes outside of town. A two-lane hard... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
West Lafayette, Indiana
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“fall colors” (28 reviews)
Breckenridge, CO
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Reviewed yesterday

We drove this road from Breckenridge at 9900 feet elevation to 11,350 feet elevation near the top of the pass. The road twists its way up the mountain, offering breathtaking views and a challenging drive. After the first 2 miles, the pavement ends and the...More

Thank rob77ohio
Reviewed 4 days ago

Boreas Pass Road intersects Main Street just a couple of minutes outside of town. A two-lane hard surface road changes into a hard dirt in places and sometimes narrows to a single lane. The views are remarkable, but the driver needs to keep their eye...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Always a gorgeous drive- but last week was the best. If you can- make the drive all the way over to Como. So different that heading to pass from Breck. No need right now for 4 wheel drive.

3  Thank Susan Y
Reviewed 1 week ago

Went 9/15/17 - some aspen are still green, some have turned yellow, and more than in previous years are brilliant orange. Great views, photo ops, etc. It is a dirt road, and while I agree you don't need 4WD/AWD, I am glad I didn't have...More

1  Thank lisa a
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I came up from Denver to just get away from stress, and decided to take this drive...it was definitely well worth it. The trees were starting to turn colors, and there was hardly another soul in site! Beautiful drive! (It is a dirt road, with...More

1  Thank amy12456
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have traveled this road several times and each time, the views never cease to amaze. Good pull-off's for photo ops of the Blue River Valley and 10-mile Range. The 16 mile trip to the top is all dirt with some narrow passages. Drive under...More

Thank Todd G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We saw so many different scenic/picturesque backdrops. The ride was a little long, but well worth it. The cabin at the end that the railroad works used to stay in was pretty cool and made for great pictures. Have a blast and take it in...so...More

Thank NewWorldTraveler09
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I used to take this path up to the top on bikes every year for about 10 years. We've not done it recently as we've not kept up with our biking lately. Still, this was on our "to-do" list for to do...More

Thank BKCastleRock
Reviewed 17 August 2017

This is a very scenic trip and I highly recommend it. The road is seasonal, so if there is snow on the ground you may find you have missed the chance to experience this one. During winter, don some snowshoes and do a moonlight hike...More

1  Thank ColoradoJim1942
Reviewed 15 August 2017 via mobile

Drove from Breckenridge to Como to start the Boreas Pass (so we would end back up at our lodging). The sweeping valleys and mountains were absolutely stunning. Pretty bumpy drive in our compact car but easily do-able. Took about 1.5 hours from Como to Breckenridge....More

2  Thank dk6422
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30 June 2017|
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Response from PardonMeBoy | Reviewed this property |
What TomAB9 said. I would only add that the road gets narrow at times for two cars to pass and so you might use some caution when approaching vehicles in the opposit direction.
9 February 2017|
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Response from Janet F | Reviewed this property |
First of all, if you are heading for Steamboat, rent a 4wd SUV. We are having an epic snow year. You will be able to get around much better in a 4wd. The other answers are correct-you wont get very far up Boreas in... More
Jason Z
19 September 2016|
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Response from Deanna9 | Reviewed this property |
We live in Breck and the colors are gorgeous now, but supposed to peak next weekend...of course, there is a storm that they're saying could bring some snow next weekend too!