Easy to purchase and give as surprise, gift cards may be used towards any Scenic Tour, Safari, Wedding Adventure or Jeep Rental. These maps are seperated into rectangular quadrants that are intended to be printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. We haven’t received any updates on trails opening for summer 2020 yet. One of my favorite passes to experience in Colorado. Always drive safely, wear your seatbelts,  and bring plenty of water! intended to be printed at 22.75"x29" or larger. Please check out these very richly detailed and in-depth Colorado 4×4 trail guides before planning your next off road adventure to the San Juans. Ophir Pass offers some fantastic scenery, multiple stream crossings, a quaint town that still exists out in the middle of nowhere and some of the most impressive spans of Aspen trees you will see. official weather station. temperature measurements is OU which is approximately 7 miles away and has an elevation of 7,840 feet (5,277 feet lower than Imogene Pass). The road was initially built in the late 1800s for access to Ouray from the Tomboy Mine. The Summit of Ophir Pass doesn’t quite make it over the top of the mountain but cuts between two peaks. differences in elevation and topography, the historic weather at the two separate locations Many towns popped up across the state as gold, silver, and other minerals were found, and prospectors sought out vast mineral riches. Imogene Pass is displayed on the Ironton USGS quad topo map. The latitude and longitude coordinates of Imogene Pass are 37.9322167, -107.7361723 and the approximate elevation is 13,114 feet (3,997 meters) above sea level. Lots of history, scenery and, unfortunately, lots of people. About 18 miles from Telluride to Ouray. Ophir Pass - Open. I’ve never seen so many colorful columbines. Rental Jeeps are excluded from being able to drive this trail. One of my favorite passes to experience in Colorado. Coordinates: 37.9322167°N, -107.7361723°W (Note – Crew 1 and Crew 2 work concurrently). USGS Topo Map Quad: Ironton Imogene Pass Run is an Equal Opportunity Service Provider. This trail is one way (down) and only recommended for experienced drivers with short wheelbase off road vehicles. Marmots love it up on Ophir Pass!). Black Bear Pass - Open. The town of Ophir survives to this day as cabins out in the middle of an Alpine valley and its one of my favorite places to dream about having a cabin. Weather changes fast, snow/rain/sleet can happen year round and the condition of the trails changes on a daily basis. Map of Corkscrew Gulch. Because the nearest station and this geographic feature may have The winters are long and hard, and the condition of these structures make them unsafe. If you choose to rent a Jeep this is often one of the most recommended loops since it covers so much ground in a single trip and fills the entire day. If switchbacks and narrow roads aren’t your idea of fun, then the view of the falls and Black Bear Trail from Imogene Pass will give you plenty of options to see the beauty of Black Bear Pass without having to build up the nerves to drive it. The map now contains brown squares outlining nearby US Topo Map quadrants. Photos provided by Flickr are under the copyright of their owners. Map of Engineer Pass. Copyright © Locality, LLC | Privacy Policy | Terms of Use | About. lower than 62% of other locations on record. (You may even see some rock chucks here! This location's average precipitation levels are The latitude and longitude coordinates of Imogene Pass are 37.9322167, -107.7361723 and the approximate elevation is 13,114 feet (3,997 meters) above sea level. rectangular quadrants that are printed at 22.75"x29" or Ophir Pass Trail is another road initially built to service the surrounding mines and the town of Ophir. View from a safe distance and take only pictures to keep as memories. Many mines, buildings, and structures along this route are exceptionally well preserved and beautiful to admire from a distance. ), I recommend one of the many guided Jeep Tours that may offer this trail. lower than 69% of other locations on record. This location's average winter low temps are I would advise you to give yourself more time than you planned on this trail since the scenery is breathtaking and there are just a ton of places to explore, take photos and have fun. Elevation: 13,114 feet (3,997 meters) No estimated opening time due to excessive snowpack and avalanche debris. They’re gorgeous up here and add a bit of color to the otherwise almost moon-scape summits. known as US Topo Maps. The pass follows for 26 miles and leads to some fantastic summit views where you are sure to see a few marmots, maybe a moose and usually some deer. The trail takes you up through Cinnamon Pass and Down through Engineer pass, opens early in the season and is open to most 4×4 vehicles. Imogene Pass is covered by Below are weather averages from 1971 to 2000 according to data gathered from the nearest