Bev & Jerry 2018 Summer Travel travel blog

Hoosier Pass Marker

Hoosier Pass

Hoosier Pass - One of the Hairpin turns

Hoosier Pass Mountains

View from Ski Lift at Breckenridge

Back part of our site at Tiger Run CG in Breckenridge

On our way to dinner at Aurum in Breckenridge

I-70 West toward Grand Junction

I-70 West - Note eastbound below. Following Colorado River


Today, we moved from Salida, CO to Breckenridge, CO which is just a short drive of 80 miles if you take the short route which we did. It sounds easy, however, in a 45 foot motorhome towing a car, the story gets a little complicated. The route took us to Fairplay, CO and then taking route 9 north to Breckenridge, CO. That requires climbing a mountain to the summit of Hoosier Pass which is at 11,539 feet. And then it is an 8 degree descent downhill for four miles with a bunch of hairpin turns thrown in for good measure.

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You Tube Video - Descending Hoosier Pass




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