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Posted: 02/17/12 07:13pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

Going from durango to denver and google gives two routes...160 east to 25 north or 160 east to 285 north....which route would you take this time of year???...tia

I will be driving a car, not the class C


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Posted: 02/17/12 08:50pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

This time of year car or RV - watch the weather reports. 285 is much more scenic than I 25 IF the weather is OK! otherwise wait a day or so!

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Actually, this time of year, Wolf Creek Pass is your biggest problem. It has been getting a lot of snow recently, and more is on the way. Other than that, I would say 285 is your better route.


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Posted: 02/17/12 09:52pm Link  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

285 will be more scenic, as stated above, but I-25 will be faster. Depends on your schedule.

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I agree with others in taking 285 IF the weather is okay. But ground blizzards across South Park are not fun so watch the weather.

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In a car, 285 is faster and more scenic.


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Check the weather carefully before starting out on 160 for either of the routes North. The West approach to the pass can close in a instant.

You want to be sure the pass is open and that you have at least a full day of good weather trailing you.


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