Monarch Pass, Colorado
Monarch Pass, ColoradoElevation: 11,312 feet
Nearest Towns West Of Divide: Gunnison
Nearest Towns East Of Divide: Poncha Springs
Rivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: Agate Creek, Tomichi Creek, Gunnison River, Colorado River
Rivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: West Arkansas River, Arkansas River, Mississippi River
Monarch Pass is intersected by State Highway 50 in central Colorado and is thoroughfare that is open all year.
The views on the east side of Monarch Pass (above) are very scenic.
During summer months, a gift shop, restaurant and rest area are open.
Related LinksBike Monarch Pass - My bike ride up Monarch Pass in July 2005.
Monarch Pass Web Cam - My tribute to the Monarch Pass web cam with link.
Monarch Mountain - The ski area of Monarch Mountain.