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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 weeks ago
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 weeks ago
Boulder, Colorado
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank vatchr
Reviewed 3 weeks 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

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank shannonod3
Reviewed October 27, 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Robert P
Reviewed October 14, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Stacey W
Reviewed October 14, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Springman51d
Reviewed October 12, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43JPeezy
Reviewed October 11, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank KathyandJim2015
Reviewed October 3, 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

Date of experience: October 2018
3  Thank ericlH6510HJ
Reviewed October 2, 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.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank akfowens
Reviewed September 24, 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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Diane W
September 16, 2018|
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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
September 12, 2018|
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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
don m
July 24, 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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Biking around Breckenridge? (1 Replies)
Looking forward to our trip in a few days. Have been checking this forum for ideas for hiking and biking around Breckenridge. My husband thought he had seen something about renting bikes somewhere that you would start on top of a mountain and ride down at your own speed stopping at various small towns and other sightseeing spots. He thought it said 12 miles. I have been looking but have not seen anything specific. Wondering if anyone could let me know what to check into? I think we are going...More
August 01, 2013|
Houston, Texas
How to get to Boreas Pass Road from Main Street Breckenridge (1 Replies)
We are staying in Breckenridge and I wanted to know what road you take off the Main Street to get to Boreas Pass. Last year when we were there they were doing a lot of road work and we had to do a lot of detours so I'm not sure of the road. Thanks.
September 21, 2009|
Response from1FourFun|
Head south on Main Street, past most of the shops. Turn left towards the Stephen C. West Ice Arena - the ice rink is on Boreas Pass Road. The road work is mostly north of town now.
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Boreas Pass Road in June (3 Replies)
Curious if th this road is usually open to cars by the 3rd week in June?
February 15, 2012|
Response frommatteilers|
depends on snow amounts but unless something changes, probably a good chance it will be open this year. Matt