Medano's Back Door

Total Miles
18.0

Elevation

2,860.87 ft

Duration

0.5 Hours

Technical Rating

1

Easy

Best Time

Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter

Trail Overview

This is a well-maintained graded dirt road. It will be passable for any road-worthy vehicle in good weather conditions. If poor weather does occur, it could be trouble for road cars. A 4x4 with clearance will be able to travel this road year-round, so long as it's been plowed in the winter.

Difficulty

This road is well-maintained graded dirt. In good weather, a 2WD car can make it. If precipitation exists, 4x4 is needed.

History

This road has been used as a connector to the historic Medano Pass.

Technical Rating

1

Status Reports

Jason Dean
Feb 19, 2024
4x4
Open
Muddy/Wet
Snow/Ice

Access Description

This route serves as a convenient connector between the east side of Medano Pass and Highway 160.

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