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We made a quick stop here on our way to Glenwood Springs. The Drive up and views from the top were just amazing. The air was noticeably thinner than the elevation was used to back home in Wisco so we didn't stay up there very...More
We are from Miami, and drove the Pass December 2018. It took us a moment to figure out the hitchhiking snowboarders at the bottom, but understood once we started the drive. It was a beautiful drive, and not too scary for people not used to...More
A great drive anytime of year with one exception. If you do not like snowy winter roads, avoid it while snowing or with 24hrs after a snow storm. The road is well maintained. The views are awesome. During late spring into the early fall it...More
A couple of Ideas:
1 ==> the top loveland pass would work. All you do is drive to the car park at the top and walk to the other side of the road were there is a great view to the west also there is a sign showing that you... More
A couple of Ideas:
1 ==> the top loveland pass would work. All you do is drive to the car park at the top and walk to the other side of the road were there is a great view to the west also there is a sign showing that you are on the Continental divide.
2 ==> you can just ride up in one of the gondola at keystone to the top where you can have your ceremony then ride the gondola back down. You could also have some food or drinks prior to going back down.
3 ==> Keystone also has a lake, that is keep cleared, this area is easily accessible and has a wide verity of different pictures opportunities .
I recommend Loveland pass there and Eisenhower back. Make sure to stop on the top of Loveland to enjoy the views and take pics. There will still be snow there and it's always windy and colde so have warm clothes. Enjoy!
We'll be in Keystone for four days beginning July 11 and wondering if there are any wildflowers around there or the Loveland Pass area to see at that time. Also suggestions for any good pubs/microbrews in the area would be appreciated. I posted a similar message on the Keystone forum several days ago and got no replies so thought I'd try here.
July 04, 2017|
Just trying to bump this up for you. I am not sure about that area, but in many of the higher elevations (such as Telluride, Ouray, Silverton, etc) typical wildflower peak is about the last week of June, first week of July. Altho, there are still plenty to be seen later into the summer. Keystone is as high or higher than some of these areas, so I would think you should see flowers.
Day trip from Denver to TRR - Saturday Sept 15 - a few ?s (10 Replies)
My son and I will be in Denver in September for a college visit to the University of Denver. We will arrive Thursday night, spend Friday visiting the school and exploring 16th Street Friday night. We visited last summer for a few Rockies games and worked in a day trip to Pikes Peak and another day trip over Loveland Pass to Keystone and Dillon. This trip we would like to spend Saturday September 15 travelling Trail Ridge Road through Rocky Mountain National Park. We have an early...More
August 01, 2012|
I visited DU with my son last month - loved it. Good luck and enjoy. On the right side of the trip advisor forum, one of our DE's has an informative thread on the TRR timeline. Take I-25 from Denver up to exit 243 and take 66/36 into EP. Grab a sammich at Safeway or a burrito at Tulum's and hit the road. Take the timeline info from there. You won't go wrong.
Brooklyn, New York
Loveland Pass (9 Replies)
I'm in the process of planning my trip to CO in April 2019. I really want to see Loveland Pass, but I am worried about the drive there. I am SERIOUSLY TERRIFIED OF HEIGHTS. I would love to hear from others about how wide the road is; if there are guard rails; if there are steep cliffs on the side of the road; and if there are - for approximately how many minutes of the drive. Is it dangerous driving there? Is there an "easier" route to get there? I am trying not to give into my stupid fear of...More
August 13, 2018|
Response fromDavid D|
Its pretty dramatic. Go to google maps, turn on street view, and click your way along to virtually drive it first. Its not dangerous...18 wheelers use it.