Echo Summit

Echo Summit, a sensational road in California

Echo Summit is a high mountain pass at an elevation of 2.255m (7,398ft) above sea level, located in eastern El Dorado County, California, in USA.

Tucked away in the Sierra Nevada mountain range, the road to the summit, also known as Johnson Pass is totally. It’s called U.S. Route 50 (El Dorado Freeway). At 7,382 ft, it is the highest point on this road.

The drive is very scenic. Open to traffic throughout the year, the road may be closed for short periods in winter when the weather is bad. The pass is 12.07km (7.5 miles) long, running from Meyers to Phillips.

 

 

NOTICE: Due to the spread of COVID-19, many points of interest and roads are closed and travel is not recommended. Please follow all local health authority directives before venturing off, and stay safe.