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We left C B for Aspen on this road.

This route had the most amazing colourful display of the Fall colours, mid October, the day before... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
GazandJude
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Sydney, Australia
Early fall drive

Such a gorgeous place! Probably the largest living organism on the planet! Acres and acres of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jim S
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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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All reviews fall colors beautiful drive aspen trees dirt road late september glenwood springs packed dirt an easy drive go slow breathtaking scenery wheel drive west side enjoy the scenery take pictures short cut well worth the trip in great shape
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This route had the most amazing colourful display of the Fall colours, mid October, the day before snowfall, the road is best enjoyed at a slow pace, as you are constantly wanting to stop at the most scenic turn outs regularly for photos, so do...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a gorgeous place! Probably the largest living organism on the planet! Acres and acres of Aspen trees. Simply breathtaking. Many so large it takes two people with outstretched arms to reach around a single tree. Wish we had seen the Aspens at the height...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

On a recent trip to Colorado we spent an enjoyable afternoon of taking in the scenic beauty of Kebler Pass and the surrounding area, This splendid journey takes motorists on a climb to over 10,000 feet between Crested Butte and Highway 133. An old railway...More

Thank WorldTravelers34
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice short cut to the Roaring Fork Valley on the other side of the mountains dirt road but very passable until it snows

Thank Steve A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Gorgeous views on this pass, so many aspens, so many pictures-to take , can’t be in a hurry on the pass - part of it is dirt

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Took Kebler Pass on a recommendation from Chris at Purple Mountain Bed & Breakfast. We were in a 4 wheel drive truck, but it was not necessary. About half paved, half well packed dirt road. Beautiful camping spots noted on the drive. Absolutely gorgeous fall...More

Thank lynne1596
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Awesome view of the mountains valleys and the partly unpaved road is a manageable drive , the end point from aspen to Crested butte town is also a pleasant small town with lots of nice eateries ! A must see when you are nearby.

Thank Madhubanti D
Reviewed 8 October 2018

Ideally a hike to this place would have be the best way to experience fall ,but we didn't have. We drove from Snowmass to Crested Butte, passing Kebler pass, and there are no words to describe the amazing fall colors that we saw on the...More

Thank Poojitha p
Reviewed 7 October 2018

A drive in late September was well worth it for the fall colors. The road was in very good condition and paved part of the way.

Thank RobinUtah
Reviewed 4 October 2018

I was in the Apsen/Maroon Bells, CO area and got a lot of suggestions from locals that 'Kebler Pass' was the drive to see fall colors - it did not disappoint!! It's a fairly well maintained, mostly gravel, road that offers some amazing views. I'm...More

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Happiness315642
15 September 2018|
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Response from westrain | Reviewed this property |
Afraid the great Aspens' will be gone by then. Normally, some later cottonwoods, Sorry, you missed them!
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Barbara D
12 August 2018|
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Response from Denell2014 | Reviewed this property |
Mostly well graded dirt road. Easily able to drive in any type vehicle. We were in a rental vehicle and was not in the least bit nervous to take it on this road.
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RajeevJ64
11 October 2016|
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Response from BolderK | Reviewed this property |
No there is already snow in the high country and the elevation is high. The road will probably be closed.
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