Black Bear Pass Summit (Colorado)

 
Black Bear Pass
Black Bear Pass
Black Bear Pass

 
Quick Stats
 

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Availability: The Black Bear Pass road is typically open from early July through late September most years. None of the local passes are ever open by May 1st. And None are ever open in November.
 
Fun Factor
9.8


User Rating
2 total ratings

 

What We Liked


Amazing scenic views and with fun, challenging parts near the summit.

What We Disliked


This road is closed most of the year, and during bad weather.


Bottom Line

Black Bear Road, officially Forest Service Road 648, is a notorious Jeep trail that starts from 11,018-foot summit of Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 to Telluride, Colorado. The Black Bear Road crests at Black Bear Pass, elevation 12,840 feet. View Larger Map

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Posted August 10, 2013 by

 
Our Thoughts
 
 

Black Bear Road, officially Forest Service Road 648, is a notorious Jeep trail that starts from 11,018-foot summit of Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 to Telluride, Colorado. The Black Bear Road crests at Black Bear Pass, elevation 12,840 feet.

Black Bear Pass Sign

Black Bear Pass Colorado

Black Bear Pass Colorado

Black Bear Pass Colorado

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Wei

 
Wei lives in Atlanta, GA, wheels a 2013 JKUR, and is a co-founder of Jeeps on Trails.