Hoosier Pass, Colorado

Home

Hoosier Pass, Colorado

Altitude: 11,542 feet

Nearest Towns West Of Divide: Blue River, Breckenridge

Nearest Towns East of Divide: Alma, Fairplay

River/Watersheds West Of Divide: Blue River, Colorado River

River/Watersheds East Of Divide: Middle Fork South Platte River, South Platte River,Platte River, Missouri River, Mississippi River

Hoosier Pass, Colorado

Hoosier Pass is a well-traveled pass that leads to Breckenridge and other ski areas on the western side of the Continental Divide. On the east side, Alma, Fairplay and the South Park region are the most immediate places below.

Highway 9 runs through Hoosier Passis maintained by the C-DOT and remains open all year.I visited Hoosier Pass during a snowstorm in March 2006 and snapped this snowy photo of the Hoosier Pass sign.

Hoosier Pass, Colorado

The views of the surrounding mountains ranges are definitely worthwhile to see.The above photo is facing the west side of the divide and a great view ofQuandary Peakis just a few miles downhill on Highway 9.

Mt. Bross and Mt. Lincoln

On the east side of Hoosier Pass, the grandest views come in the form of thegrand view of Mt. Bross and Mt. Lincoln, as seen in the photo above.Platte Gulch and Montgomery Reservoir are also accessed from the east side of Hoosier Pass.

Related Links

Mt. Democrat, Mt. Lincoln and Mt. Bross - A hike of three "14ers" near Hoosier Pass.

Breckenridge Skiing - The official website of the Breckenridge ski amnd snowboarding area.

Alma, Colorado - My photos of the small town of Alma in Park County.



Home

Hagerman Pass

Hagerman Pass, Colorado HomeHagerman Pass, ColoradoElevation: 11,925 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: BasaltNearest Towns East Of Divide: LeadvilleRivers/Watersheds West Of Divide: Ivanhoe Creek, Fryingpan River, Roaring Fork River, Colorado RiverRivers/Watersheds East Of Divide: Glacier Creek, Lake Fork (including Turquoise Lake), Arkansas River, ...

Tennessee Pass, Colorado

Tennessee Pass, Colorado HomeTennessee Pass, ColoradoElevation: 10,424 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: MinturnNearest Towns East of Divide: LeadvilleRiver/Watersheds West Of Divide: Eagle River, Colorado RiverRiver/Watersheds East Of Divide: Tennessee Creek, Arkansas River, Mississippi RiverThe Tennessee Pass sign. The entrance to the Ski Cooper s...

Fremont Pass, Colorado

Fremont Pass, Colorado HomeFremont Pass, ColoradoElevation: 11,318 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: Copper MountainNearest Towns East of Divide: LeadvilleRiver/Watersheds West Of Divide: Tenmile Creek, Blue River, Colorado RiverRiver/Watersheds East Of Divide: Arkansas River, Mississippi RiverConsidering how often I've driven over Fremont Pass, I r...

Independence Pass, Colorado

Independence Pass, Colorado HomeIndependence Pass, ColoradoElevation: 12,095 feetNearest Towns West Of Divide: AspenNearest Towns East of Divide: Twin LakesRiver/Watersheds West Of Divide: Roaring Fork River, Colorado RiverRiver/Watersheds East Of Divide: Lake Creek, Arkansas River, Mississippi RiverThe drive over Independence Pass from Twin Lakes (...