Forest Road 1271 is a short mountain road located in Sanpete County is a county in the U.S. state of Utah. It’s one of the highest roads of Utah running entirely over 3.280m above the sea level.
Located in the Manti-La Sal National Forest, the road is gravel, rocky and treacherous in parts. It’s 0.64km (0.4 mile) long. 4wd vehicle required. Only travel on this road when it is dry. Altitude and extreme weather are always a factor at any time of year. The road is impassable from October to June. Its highest elevation is at 3.303m (10,836ft) above the sea level. Temperatures here in the winter are brutally cold.