An old mine road to Ball Mountain

Ball Mountain is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 3.648m (11,968ft) above the sea level, located in Lake County, in the U.S. state of Colorado. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of Colorado.

Ball Mountain

Ringed by the Sawatch and Mosquito Ranges, the dirt road to the summit is unpaved, steep and rocky. It’s called County Road 1B. Located east of Leadville , it’s an old mine road. This bumpy ride runs through gorgeous hills and trees. Keep an eye out for wildlife. Accessibility is largely limited to the summer season. 4x4 vehicle with high clearance required.
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