Glacier Mountain

Glacier Mountain

Glacier Mountain is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.793m (12,444ft) above the sea level, located in eastern Summit County, Colorado, in USA. Full size vehicles should not attempt to drive all the way, as there are a few very narrow spots. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of Colorado.

The road to the summit, located in the White River National Forest, is gravel. It’s called County Road 275. A 4WD vehicle and an experienced driver are recommended. This trail provides a fairly easy route to the top of the mountain. The top of the mountain is huge and flat, with plenty of parking. The views are amazing. It offers incredible views of Summit County and Clear Creek County peaks. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. The summit is covered with old mining roads and claims, part of Colorado's historic mining legacy. Stay away if you're scared of heights. It is recommended that beginner riders avoid this road. 
Pic: Chris Knaffle