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Awesome view

Very cool pass, we did it by ATV. Views are amazing once you make it up. Plenty of riding around... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
aschuh2018
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Blanchester, Ohio
RZR Trip to the Peak

This was a very interesting and the view from the top is unbelievable. RZRs can be rented so there... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2018
richardameyer2016
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Payson, Arizona
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very cool pass, we did it by ATV. Views are amazing once you make it up. Plenty of riding around, super easy to navigate.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

This was a very interesting and the view from the top is unbelievable. RZRs can be rented so there is no excuse to delay. You can access it from either Leadville or Alma, which is easier if you stay in Breckenridge

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

This pass has deteriorated drastically over the years. Most of the road is covered with small and some large rocks. Four wheelers have a rough ride, but two wheelers, especially if its a larger adventure bike will have their hands full. Did this on KLR650...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank jdcjdcjd
Reviewed 7 August 2018

It's beautiful pass to do! We did this as a day trip from Breckenridge. After getting to Leadville through the pass, we came back through weston pass - it was easier. Drive is good, IMO good for not advanced, but with 4WD and plenty of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank JPWalker10
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Was on a back packing trip with some students and really enjoyed the climb, the view, and the history. Hit both peaks and climb Treasure Vault as well. The old mine about half way up is really cool.

Date of experience: July 2017
3  Thank Astros80
Reviewed 18 February 2018

Mosquito pass is not for the faint of heart. It is not for amateurs. But it is a fun long ride from Alma to Leadville. It is a bumpy, narrow shelf road and NOT a gravel road. High clearance vehicle highly recommended as well as...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank Leland L
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

This is a fun off-road trail. 4 wheel drive definitely recommended. It can get bumpy, rocky and tight at some points. The views are great. Makes for a fun trip from Fairplay to Leadville!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank MaureenJK
Reviewed 3 September 2017

Visited Mosquito Pass and witnessed the solar eclipse from this point. View was amazing, road up was not real difficult, but hi clearance vehicle would be needed. 4 wheel drive might be an option depending on weather.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank BigL49
Reviewed 17 August 2017

A great experience in a historic part of the Colorado Rockies. Trail is rocky, steep in places, but passable for most 4 wheel drive vehicles with moderate clearance. Just take your time. Don't miss visiting Fairplay's Front Street South Park City to get the rest...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Bill R
Reviewed 7 August 2017

Went over the pass from West to East. Trip was great. Scenery is amazing. Road was in good condition for a mountain pass. Would recommend high clearance vehicle. We were in a Jeep, but an older gentleman and his wife were behind us in a...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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I would carry them with me this time of year. I have found snow until mid June in years past
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