Fremont Pass South Trailhead


Range: Mosquito Range
Coordinates: 39.3579, -106.18054
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Road Difficulty

2WD, easy dirt road 1   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)

Driving Directions

From Interstate 70, take the Copper Mtn. exit and drive south on CO Highway 91 for approx. 11 miles to reach Fremont Pass and the Climax Mine. Continue less than 1 mile south down CO 91 and turn left on a dirt road after making most of the 180-degree turn on the highway. On the dirt road, stay right and continue 0.3 mile to reach parking near a road junction. Approx. coordinates: 39.35790° N, 106.18054° W

Winter Access

The dirt road is not accessible from CO 91 and parking is discouraged along the corner of the highway.
Status Updates 
Posted By: rudi32
Info: Even though it’s only about 0.3 miles from HWY 91 to the TH, I would not recommend low-clearance vehicles attempt this road. It is not steep whatsoever, but there are a few washed out sections that require around 7-8 inches of clearance at least. TH is unmarked.
Posted By: E_A_Marcus_949
Info: Clear, open, and dry - any car should be able to make it.
Posted By: BillMiddlebrook
Info: Open and dry
Posted By: cjw
Info: Not open. Snow out to highway.

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