SOB Hill

Breckenridge, Colorado (Summit County)

Last Updated: 11/18/2021
4.2 / 5 ( 6 reviews )
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Status:
Seasonal Closure
Typically Open: 06/15 - 11/15
Length: 4.82 miles
Highest Elevation: 11882 feet
Duration: About 2 hours
Shape of Trail: Straight Through
Best Direction to Travel: South
Nearest Town: Breckenridge
Nearest Town w/ Services: Breckenridge
Official Road Name: 258
Management Agency: White River National Forest
District: Dillon Ranger District

Highlights

Highlight: SOB Hill
SOB Hill is a great off-road trail that is a more difficult bypass of the west side of Georgia Pass. It takes you up a steep hillside with a large section of boulders formally known as SOB Hill, giving this trail its name. This route is also referred to as Trail 10 but due to the nature of the obstacles as the trail grew in popularity the name changed. After the challenge, you continue to climb up the west side of the Continental Divide until you reach the peak of Georgia Pass. From here at an elevation of more than 11,600 feet, you can see the entire South Park Valley all the way to Longs Peak and most of the White River National Forest.

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( DIFFICULT - SEVERE )

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Waypoints

1. Start SOB Hill (0 mi)
The beginning of SOB Hill off of Middle Fork Swan River.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Breckenridge, CO

From Downtown Breckenridge, take CO-9 south approximately 3.5 miles and turn right (east) onto Tiger Rd. Continue on Tiger Road 4.8 miles past dredge tailings to a wide parking area on the right. This is a good place to air down your tires and any other vehicle preparations needed. Continue on Tiger Rd for .9 miles till you come to a fork. Left (north) is North Fork Swan River, and right (south) is Middle Fork Swan River. Continue on Middle Fork Swan river (south) for another 2.4 miles and the trailhead will be on the right (south), FR 258.

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Trail Reviews (12)

Questions & Answers (2)

Q: This page says seasonal closure. The MVUM states it is open as of 5/21/18. Is this correct or is it closed for another reason I am unaware of?
–Andrew Dixon (06/12/2018)
–Steve (06/23/2018)
–Trint Ladd (06/18/2018)
Q: How do i get there from the jefferson side hwy 285?
–Brett (08/08/2017)
–Trint Ladd (06/18/2018)

Writer Information

Bradley & Rhea Mikkelson

Mapping Crew - Colorado and South Dakota

Bradley and Rhea are currently living in the quaint little town of Fairburn, South Dakota with their two daughters, Riley and Dakota, and their dog Nyx. Bradley was raised in Northern Colorado, while Rhea was raised in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Growing up in these environments, the mountains are where they like to spend their free time. Since meeting in July 2011, they have been fishing, camping, and wheeling together ever since. For the Mikkelson family, owning a Jeep is essential to the mountaineering lifestyle. They currently have three Jeeps, a built 1995 Jeep Cherokee, A mildly built 2000 Jeep Grand Cherokee, and a bone-stock 1996 Jeep Grand Cherokee. As a volunteer wildland firefighter, TrailsOffroad mapping crew and avid nature lovers, the Mikkelson's strongly encourage responsible trail usage, respect for our forests, always stay the trail, pack out what you pack in, and enjoy the adventure!
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