160 /Hermit Pass

Hermit Pass is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.986m (13,077ft), of the highest roads of Colorado. Road is called County Road 160 (Hermit Road). The drive is 23.17km (14.4 miles) long with an average gradient of 6.81%. A good 4x4 vehicle with high clearance
is strongly recommended. Please note the higher you go on this road, the rockier it becomes. The road has frequent switchbacks, tight turns, and occasional stream crossings. Road is fairly wide all the way. Despite starting off as a gentle incline, the road quickly becomes very rocky and technically challenging. Steep and winding in places. This is a popular road that gets heavy use up to Hermit Lake during the summer months. Avoid weekends and holidays to escape most of the crowds. The road offers panoramic views of mountain peaks and alpine lakes.
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