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Northern California

Coming Soon: Colorado Peaks & Passes Adventure Route

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Route Overview

Adventure Rating: Baja

Trip Length: 180 miles, 3-5 days

Season: Late June - September. This route traverses some of the highest elevation roads in the United States. Check with local land managers to see if the passes are open.

Technical Rating: Green to blue.

Typical Terrain:

Recommended Vehicle: Truck or SUV with 4 low and all terrain tires. Trailers are not recommended on this route.

Recommended Gear:

Adventure Vans: Sprinter 4x4s not recommended. Quigleys and Sportsmobiles may have issues navigating the tight switchbacks on Black Bear pass.

Alternative Routes: n/a

Permits:

Route Details

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Camping Recommendations Backcountry camping in Grand Canyon National park requirement a backcountry permit (more info here). Dispersed camping is permitted through most of Parashant National Monument, Kaibab National Forest, and BLM managed lands. There is a nearly endless supply of places to setup camp outside of Grand Canyon NP, including dozens of sites along or near the canyon rim.

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Fire Restrictions Fire restrictions are common throughout the North Rim. Please check with local land managers to see if any fire restrictions are in affect.


Recommended Points of Interest

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Maps + Navigation


>> Always check with local land managers for road closures and conditions.


Recommended Maps

  • Google Maps

  • Gaia GPS (Neotreks Land Use layer, Gaia base layer)

Download GPX files


TIP: To expose alternative routes and points of interest in Google Maps, open the sidebar and select the desired layer.




Resources


Land Managers

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Other Resources

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