Ptarmigan Pass

Total Miles
11.0

Elevation

3,587.96 ft

Duration

1.5 Hours

Technical Rating

3

Easy

Best Time

Summer, Fall

Trail Overview

We like to do this Jeep trail clockwise with McAllister Pass starting over on Shrine Pass. The first half mile is in Wearyman Creek. Be careful if the water is high. Ptarmigan Pass spends a lot of time in the trees, with a short section of open views at the pass. There are a few minor challenges north of the pass and a graded road south of the pass. If you also drive McCallister, make sure to take the spur to the top of Resolution Mountain. Great views. Lots of open meadows after you come back down.

Photos of Ptarmigan Pass

Ptarmigan Pass
Ptarmigan Pass
Ptarmigan Pass

Difficulty

Mostly a steep dirt road with great views and a few ledges

Technical Rating

3

Status Reports

Brent H
Sep 20, 2023
2021 Ford Bronco
Open
Normal
Dave Church
Aug 29, 2023
4x4
Open
Rough/Deteriorated
Washboard
Tammy Smith
Jul 23, 2023
4x4
Open
Normal
Muddy/Wet
Whitney Unruh
Jun 28, 2023
SxS
Open
Normal
Dusty
Snow/Ice

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