Cumberland Pass

Pitkin, Colorado (Gunnison County)

Last Updated: 06/13/2022
4.5 / 5 ( 2 reviews )
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Highlight: Cumberland Pass
Expansive views of the Collegiates, Napolean Mountain, Green Mountain, Terrible Mountain, and rugged peaks are everywhere you look. Cumberland Pass packs big views of Colorado's mountains and connects two of the most quaint little towns around in Tin Cup and Pitkin while making its way all the way down to Taylor Park and Reservoir. People flock from all over the country for a summer vacation in this area of Colorado, and once you experience it yourself, you will know why. Cumberland Pass is part of the famous Miners Loop that includes Tincup Pass and Hancock Pass and a wonderful route for overlanding on a summer Colorado weekend!

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1. Southern Trailhead at Pitkin (0 mi)
The southern trailhead is easy to find once you have found the General Store. The General Store has some of the basic items you may have left at home or in a pinch. If you need fuel, you can fuel up here. There is plenty of parking here for airing down and rallying your convoy up.

Directions to Trailhead

Starting Point: Pitkin

Travel to the north end of town where the road starts right at the General Store.



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Todd is an avid wheeler who loves to explore new trails whenever and wherever he can. They say necessity is the mother of all invention and that holds true for Todd. His want and desire to find passable trails and new nooks and crannies of the Great American West to explore were his reasons behind starting On any given weekend you can find Todd on some obscure 4x4 trail or using his legs to hike to an alpine lake.
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