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Maximum grades on Colorado mountain passes

Maximum grades on Colorado mountain passes

This is the list, in descending elevation, of the steepest mountain passes of Colorado.

 Name Highway Elevation Maximum Grade
Mt.EvansSH 514,150’9%-15% 
IndependenceSH 82 12,095’6% 
Trail Ridge High Point U.S. 34 12,183’ 5.4% 
Loveland U.S. 6  11,992’ 6% 
Hoosier SH 9 11,541’ 8% N 
Slumgullion SH 149 11,361’ 9.4% N; 7.9% S 
Fremont SH 91 11,318’ 5.7% 
Berthoud U.S. 40 11,315’ 6.1% N; 6% S 
Monarch  U.S. 50 11,312’ 6.4% 
Eisenhower Tunnels Approaches  I-70 11,158’ 6% W 
Red Mountain U.S. 550 11,018’ 7%+ 
Molas U.S. 550 10,910’ 7% + 
Spring Creek SH 149 10,901’ 7.5% 
Wolf Creek U.S. 160 10,850’ 6.8% 
Milner U.S. 34 10,758’ 5.4% 
Vail I-70 10,666’ 7% 
Coal Bank  U.S. 550 10,640’ 6.5% 
Tennessee U.S. 24 10,424’  6% 
Cameron SH 14 10,276’ 3.8% E 
La Manga SH 17 10,230’ 5.2% 
Lizard Head SH 145 10,222’ 4.1% 
North/North Cochetopa SH 114 10,149’ 6% 
Cumbres SH 17 10,022’ 6.3% 
Kenosha U.S. 285 10,001’ 5.3% E 
Red Hill  U.S. 285 9,993’ 6% 
Cucharas SH 12 9,941’5.9% N; 5.4% S 
Squaw SH 103 9,807’ 6% 
Willow Creek SH 125 9,621’6.3% 
Gore SH 134  9,527’ 6.3% 
Wilkerson U.S. 249,507’5.8%
Rabbit EarsU.S. 409,426’ 6.8% N
La Veta/North La VetaU.S. 1609,413’6%
Trout Creek U.S. 24/2859,346’ 5.2%
Ute U.S. 249,165’5.6% E
PonchaU.S. 2859,010’ 3%
Dallas DivideSH 628,970’6.4% E; 5% W
Muddy U.S. 408,772’5.6%
McClureSH 1338,755’8%
DouglasSH 1398,268’7%
RatonI-257,834’6%
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