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Crested Butte area pass

What is not to like about Schofield pass in the surrounding area. Once beyond Schofield past, you... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Wynn A
kettering, ohio, United States
Beautiful loop

Last week after a rain storm I took of out Slate River road to Pittsburg. Continued on up uto... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
Dallas, Texas
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Between Crested Butte and Marble, this difficult road has narrow, steep passages.
  • Excellent71%
  • Very good23%
  • Average4%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What is not to like about Schofield pass in the surrounding area. Once beyond Schofield past, you are on your way to the maroon bells. Great hiking in the area. Gorgeous views. In order to get to the Schofield pass, you will definitely need four-wheel-drive...More

Thank Wynn A
Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Last week after a rain storm I took of out Slate River road to Pittsburg. Continued on up uto Paradise divide to two beautiful lakes and a remote campsite. Views at over 11,000 feet were gorgeous! Continued on to Schofield pass and Emeral Lake -...More

Thank flbush
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Came over the 4-wheel drive road from Crested Butte to Marble via Schofield Pass. The road was no joke (heed the warning sings, they mean it) and the river and devils pot holes were fabulous. The power house at Crystal is an awesome piece of...More

Thank s9er
Reviewed 24 July 2017

We drove up Gothic Rd until we were stopped by the road closure. We drove past the first closing signs and parked with the shuttles and other cars in the last "parking area" before the washout. This last area requires a 4x4 as it's steep...More

4  Thank account4fun
Reviewed 14 July 2017

[NOTE: Check with CBMBA before heading off to ride 401 - the magnificent snow has delayed opening things up. Don't ruin a wondrous thing!] Schofield has so much going on that it can't be covered all in one day. Emerald Lake is gorgeous. Riding any...More

Thank rancetshields
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

More of an FYI than a review: pass was still closed on 7/4 but up to that closure (past gothic campground) everything looked great.

Thank Ryan B
Reviewed 3 July 2017

I read a lot of reviews before we decided to try to drive from Mt. Crested Butte to the top of Schofield Pass in a Subaru Forester in July 2017. We didn't make it that far, since the road was closed and impassable around Rustler's...More

7  Thank ColoradoJ
Reviewed 21 October 2016

Beautiful scenery, good roads and trails, good access from where we stayed. The mountains are gorgeous and the top mountain views are spectacular.

3  Thank jchandler2016
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Great stop along a dual sport ride. Some of the best pictures from my trip were along this trail. Stay on the trail near the private land to avoid problems with the landowners.

Thank rktman
Reviewed 19 September 2016

We were over run by jackasses and their infantile need for speed in vehicles. come here if you like dust and rude people.

1  Thank Travel333333A
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