Breakneck Pass

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4.6/5 (20 reviews)
Fairplay, Colorado (Park County)
Last Updated: 01/03/2024
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Breakneck Pass and nearby roads are hidden gems among Colorado four-wheel drive roads along the U.S. Highway 285 corridor. Breakneck Pass features easy to moderate climbs and descents, but surprisingly reaches above timberline into a bowl southwest of Sheep Mountain. This stretch provides amazing views in all directions. This area of South Park is remote and far less traveled than other passes, making it a desirable destination for weekend overland exploration. Breakneck Pass closes seasonally in December through June 15th.


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4.6/5 (20)
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Seasonal Closure
Visited: 01/01/2024

Seasonal Closure in effect until June 15th 2024.
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Impassable
Visited: 10/30/2023

Recent snow in the high country has produced conditions that prevent passage on this road.
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 10/08/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Ran this in a 06 xterra on 32" and made it through no problem. Great tree cover most of the trail and enough rocks to put it to the test.
Trail Review: Breakneck Pass - Carson Howalt
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Rated 5/5
Visited: 07/06/2023
Difficulty Accuracy: Spot On

Nice little trail. Can tell that work has been to the trail since my last visit.
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Visited: 07/03/2023

The trail has been swept by the FS and local club and is open for the season.

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