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Mosquito Peak

Mosquito Peak is a high mountain peak at an elevation of 4.127m (13,540ft) above the sea level, located in Lake County, central Colorado, in the United States. It's one of the highest roads of the USA.

The road to the summit is gravel and rocky. 4x4 vehicle with good ground clearance required. The summit offers superb views. It’s definitely worth it. You’ll enjoy delightful views ranging from nearby neighbors in the Mosquito Gulch basin out to numerous Continental Divide summits and beyond. It’s an old mine trail. It’s one of the highest mountain roads of Colorado. Located north of Mosquito Pass, the best time to attempt the pass is between late July and early September. Even with a 4WD vehicle, the pass is typically passable only during the summer months. The peak lies in the Mosquito Range of the Rocky Mountains.
Pic: Kristofer Carlstedt

 

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