McCullough Gulch Trailhead


Range: Tenmile Range
Coordinates: 39.4008, -106.07895
14ers: Quandary Peak

Road Difficulty

2WD, rough dirt road 2   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
Rough 2WD dirt to the TH.

Driving Directions

NOTE: In summer months you need to reserve a parking spot for this trailhead or use the new free shuttle service from Breckenridge. More Info Here...

From Breckenridge, drive 8 miles south on Colorado 9. Turn right (west) on the Blue Lakes 850 Road. Drive a few hundred yards and turn right on the McCullough Gulch 851 Road. Drive 2.1 miles to the end of the road near a gate. Before 2 miles, there is a road junction, stay left on the main road. Park on the side of the road.

Winter Access

Closed in winter - 2 miles below the end of the road.
Status Updates 
Posted By: BillMiddlebrook
Info: Road still closed with snow - park at the Quandary TH winter closure at the start of the 851 road.
Posted By: BillMiddlebrook
Info: The 851 road is closed in the winter - park at the Quandary trailhead
Posted By: BillMiddlebrook
Info: The 851 road is open only to the Quandary TH (0.1 mile up from the 850/851 junction).
Posted By: BillMiddlebrook
Info: The winter closure is still in place. The 851 road is closed at the start.

© 2022®, 14ers Inc.