Tincup Pass, Colorado

Home

Tincup Pass, Colorado

Altitude: 12,154 feet

Nearest Towns West Of Divide: Tincup

Nearest Towns East Of Divide: St. Elmo

Rivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: Willow Creek, Taylor River, Gunnison River, Colorado River

Rivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: Chalk Creek, Arkansas River, Mississippi River



Tincup Pass is located in a fairly remote area of the Sawatch Mountain rangein central Colorado. During Colorado's settlement era, Tincup Pass served as a passing point between the mining towns of St. Elmo and Tincup, located on the east and west sides of the divide respectively. Today, both towns are considered "ghost towns" andTincup Pass Road is an extremely bumpy road that can only be accessed by a high clearance 4-wheel drive vehicle. ATV'ers and hikers are also known to visit Tincup Pass in the summer time.

That is my friend Chris in the photo above, who graciously drove me up to the divide in August 2006.



During my most recent visit in 2010 ... a shot of myself with the Abel family.We had a lot of fun 4-wheeling the loop of Buena Vista, St. Elmo, Tincup Pass, Taylor Park and Cottonwood Pass. :)



Beautiful mountain scenery at the pass.

Links

2007 Visit To Tincup Pass - 4WD Jeep Ride With Chris.

ATV & Jeep Rental - At The St. Elmo General Store.



Home

North Cochetopa Pass, Colorado HomeNorth Cochetopa Pass, ColoradoAltitude: 10,149 FeetNearest Towns West Of Divide: Doyleville, GunnisonNearest Towns East Of Divide: SaguacheRivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: West Pass Creek, Cochetopa River, Gunnison River, Colorado RiverRivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: East Pass Creek, Saguache Creek, Rio GrandeNo...

Wolf Creek Pass, Colorado HomeWolf Creek Pass, ColoradoAltitude: UnknownNearest Towns West Of Divide: Pagosa SpringsNearest Towns East Of Divide: South ForkRivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: San Juan River, Colorado RiverRivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: South Fork Rio Grande, Rio GrandeAll of these photos were taken with my old Mavica camera, and so...

State Highway 90 In Silver City, New Mexico HomeState Highway 90 In Silver City, New MexicoAltitude: 6,355 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: LordsburgNearest Towns East of Divide: Silver CityRiver/Watersheds West Of Divide: Unknown at this timeRiver/Watersheds East Of Divide: Unknown at this timeI was en route to Silver City, New Mexico to meet with...

Old Monarch Pass, Colorado HomeOld Monarch Pass, ColoradoAltitude: 11,375 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: GunnisonNearest Towns East Of Divide: Poncha SpringsRivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: Tomichi Creek, Gunnison River, Colorado RiverRivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: West Arkansas River, Arkansas River, Mississippi RiverOld Monarch Pass was the...