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Beautiful Views

Drove up Kebler Pass while camping at Lake Irwin Campground. Fall color was evident and it was a... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Artemis112013
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Fairplay, Colorado
Motorcycle Riders: Is worth the ride but BEWARE of the weather before attempting

The majority of the road is packed gravel/dirt and when dry would be OK for motorcycle travel... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
waynebP6321WB
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Lafayette, Louisiana
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The drive from Crested Butte to Paonia passes West Beckwith Mountain, the best spot in the state to view foliage. With 50 square miles of golden aspens.
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  • Very good11%
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“fall colors” (30 reviews)
“aspen trees” (37 reviews)
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Crested Butte, CO
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Drove up Kebler Pass while camping at Lake Irwin Campground. Fall color was evident and it was a beautiful drive.

Thank Artemis112013
Reviewed 1 week ago

The majority of the road is packed gravel/dirt and when dry would be OK for motorcycle travel. However, please be sure to check the weather conditions before going on the pass. If they have any rain and the road is wet, it becomes very slippery...More

Thank waynebP6321WB
Reviewed 1 week ago

We drove the scenic route road (partially paved in places, mostly dirt, but very passable) up to Kebler Pass. What a beautiful, amazing area! The aspen trees are gorgeous and will be even more so when the Fall season comes and the leaves turn to...More

Thank Jan S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Scenic drive to or from Crested Butte. Road was in great shape. No stress driving. Lots of places to pull off and take pictures. Trails to hike and wildlife to see. We were there in late August so aspens were not turning color yet. Can't...More

Thank GolfingBearcat
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Go anytime summer or fall to catch all the Aspen in full color! Travel towards a Ohio pass and catch a glimpse of the castle mountains as well as Gorgeous ranches on the way to Gunnison

Thank Jlamghim
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was a "business drive" for us to get to Gunnison. I think driving the black from Paonia to Gunnison is more stunning, but they are both wonderful drives.

Thank DineRight4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This drive is wonderful with gorgeous aspens, an almost hidden cemetery, and beautiful Lake Irwin a few miles away. The summer flowers and fall colors are amazing!

Thank 13joni
Reviewed 9 August 2017

We did this pass on the way from Aspen. We saw tons of wildflowers and not very many cars. Biggest vistas anywhere. Breathtaking scenery.

Thank texasyaya
Reviewed 8 August 2017

I wouldn't advise the road if it looks like rain, particularly during hail season. It requires patience when passing an on-coming car

Thank James E L
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Easy drive even if unpaved- and it does cut off a lot, of you are headed to glenwood springs from crested butte.

Thank Barbara R
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Rajeev J
11 October 2016|
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Response from BILL W | Reviewed this property |
If the snow has not started and the pass would be closed. Follow the weather reports.
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groovytree
5 October 2016|
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Response from Janette S | Reviewed this property |
DELTA/GUNNISON COUNTIES — Gunnison County Road 12 at Kebler Pass, located approximately four miles west of Crested Butte, will be closed for two hour periods between 8:00 a.m.-5:30 p.m., Monday through Friday from now... More
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