Radical Mine Road

Total Miles
1.0

Elevation

3,547.41 ft

Duration

1 Hours

Technical Rating

4

Moderate

Best Time

Summer

Trail Overview

A spur road off Deer creek past a couple of cabins ends at a mine site with a tower, and bulldozer. There are numerous mines sites in this area and if you have driven Webster Pass you have probably seen this from far above and wondered what this was given there was no road here.

Photos of Radical Mine Road

Radical Mine Road
Radical Mine Road
Radical Mine Road

Difficulty

Nothing technical, but this roads was closed for a long time and is vey overgrown and tight.

History

There are lots of mines in this area. The road was closed, and recently reopened and improved and is still under construction as of 9/12/2022. It is labeled FS 970 by new signage which contradicts USFS maps.

Technical Rating

4

Status Reports

Joshua Bartels
Jun 09, 2023
2000 Jeep Wrangler
Obstructed
Deep Snow

Access Description

From Montezuma follow the popular Deer Creek. Take the first and only left on FS.

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