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Beautiful Road

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

Reviewed 3 days ago
vatchr
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Well worth a drive, pedal, snowshoe or xcountry ski

The road was originally a narrow gauge railroad line connecting Como and Breck. As such the grade... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
shannonod3
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Boulder, Colorado
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 January 2006

My husband and I had seen photographs taken on Boreas Pass and decided it would be a good side trip. The road took us up where we could look across to the Breckenridge ski slopes. We encountered a few snow flurries in June, as well...More

31  Thank rosegal
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 24 August 2014

We enjoyed driving Borea Pass road, but I wish I had known a couple things prior to driving it. First, about a mile or so (maybe two miles) after the road turns to dirt, you encounter a couple beautiful views. Pull over and take a...More

3  Thank John1645
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Reviewed 3 days ago

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

Thank vatchr
Reviewed 3 days ago

The road was originally a narrow gauge railroad line connecting Como and Breck. As such the grade is never that steep making it excellent for pedaling, cross country skiing and the like. I've driven this road in the fall for fantastic foliage and snowshoed and...More

Thank shannonod3
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know I made it with a compact car last time but had to revisit with a SUV for a better ride....still pothole city! Went this time on a weekday only to see less than 5 cars on the whole ride which was nice due...More

Thank Robert P
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We decided to take this drive to see the fall colors. The road turns to gravel shortly after getting past housing. Its gets really rough in some spots, not sure I would take a car or van unless you have high clearance. We only went...More

1  Thank Stacey W
Reviewed 15 October 2018

We did not intend nor plan to do this drive when we were in Breckenridge but a couple of locals told us about it. The views are AMAZING and getting to see the continental divide is not something to pass up! Trust me, just take...More

Thank Springman51d
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

Climbing up to the Boreas Pass from Breckenridge should most definitely be on the "must do" list. First you get sweeping views of The Resort and the town. As you climb higher and higher the temperature fluctuates, leaves become more golden, the Aspens are everywhere,...More

Thank 43JPeezy
Reviewed 11 October 2018

The full loop is about three hours. There are some gorgeous views. There are places where the road is very rough and bumpy. It snowed which made nice pictures for us at the pass. We saw some elk crossing the road and heading down the...More

Thank KathyandJim2015
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful country. You are able to get the feeling of being out in the wilderness. We were lucky to go on a Tuesday afternoon so there were few other vehicles on the pass. While many folks turn around at the summit we elect to drive...More

3  Thank ericlH6510HJ
Reviewed 3 October 2018

Boreas Pass offers an array of activities from scenic drives, hiking for many skill levels, watching wildlife & seeing historic landmarks. Boreas Pass offers many dispersed camping sites options. Fun for the whole family or friend outings.

Thank akfowens
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

We were looking to see more fall colors and we are glad to visit this place. We drove pass Kenosha pass and it was packed. There were good enough people that stopped and took pictures. It was a dirt road and you have to drive...More

1  Thank chaz b
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Diane W
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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
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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
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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.
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