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Monarch Scenic Tram

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Address: Monarch Pass, U.S. 50, Salida, CO
Phone Number: 719/539-4091
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Unbelievable!!!!

Up to the top of the world on this one. U are already at the Continental Divide which ia so cool. These trams take you to 12,000 feet. Crazy views all the way up and at the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
rkymtroxie
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Englewood, Colorado
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Greensboro, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We went up to appease my son who wanted to ride something rather than all the National Park sight seeing and hiking we had been doing. The people were very nice and we did not have to wait. However, it is a short ride to the top so I felt like it was not really worth $10 a person when... More 

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Englewood, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Up to the top of the world on this one. U are already at the Continental Divide which ia so cool. These trams take you to 12,000 feet. Crazy views all the way up and at the top. Loved it!!!!

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Thank rkymtroxie
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ride to the top is slightly scary for those of us who aren't fans of gondolas, but the views from the top are well worth it. The teenagers enjoyed talking pictures of their feet on either side of the continental divide.

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Thank Karen M
Gainesville, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Worth the time and money for sure! It's really cold and windy up at the top so make sure and take a jacket. Also don't forget the camera for the great picture opportunity.

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Thank mjeffries2015
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155 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was windy the day we took the tram to the top. Although it was only a 10 minute ride it was a bit scary when the gondola started to sway in the gusts! Also, the gondola stops as passengers are being loaded & unloaded at the top & bottom! If I had on appropriate shoes I would have hiked... More 

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Thank SylRickTraveler
Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I thought it was reasonably priced. The family that owns it was very nice. The view at the top was spectacular. The cars feel very safe. My son and I hiked for a little bit at the top before coming down. Plan on bringing warm clothes with you. May not want to wear shorts.

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Thank ThruGodsEyes
Orange, Texas
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37 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The views from the top of the mountain are amazing. I was scared to death during the tram ride up. It was a windy day and the tram car was swaying quite a bit. It was well worth it once we got to the top. Amazing. We had tried to ride this tram twice before and it was closed for... More 

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Thank Shug40
Wichita, Kansas
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tram takes you up the mountain and you can get out and hike & climb. Great views! Only $10 for adults.

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Fort Worth
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56 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The tram seats about 4 people . It slowly goes up the mountain and you can get off and observe all the mountain. You can even walk around on top. It was cloudy and rainy when we went but still such a spectacular view.

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Cheyenne, Wyoming
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348 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 164 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A modest cost to literally get to the top of the mountain ($8 for my senior ticket). It was a clear day and, as they advertise, you could see nearly forever in all directions. Open only during the summer. The cars are closed in, so there should be minimal worries about being “up there” above the ground on the way... More 

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