Malemute Peak

Malemute Peak

Malemute Peak is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 3.899m (12,791ft) above the sea level, located in Pitkin County, in the U.S. state of Colorado. It’s one of the highest roads of Colorado.

The road to the summit, located within the Maroon Bells-Snowmass Wilderness, is gravel, rocky, tippy and bumpy at times. It’s called Montezuma Basin Road. The road is usually impassable in winters. Great trail for experienced wheelers. Avoid driving in this area if unpaved mountain roads aren't your strong point. 4x4 required. Stay away if you're scared of heights. Expect a trail pretty steep. Wet conditions may make for tough driving along the muddy road. It follows numerous remnants of Colorado's mining heritage.
More info&pics: https://dirtroadjournal.com/2012/09/20/the-beauty-of-pearl-pass/

 

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.