OPPS! Larry Hoy, who lives about 15 minutes from me, pointed out that
it isn't trail ridge road!
That goes though the same area, and I have driven in that too, just not
The correct name is: Mount Evans Scenic Byway
It goes up almost to the top of the mountain to 14,264 ft and is the
highest paved road climb in North America.
Trail Ridge Road is : 12,183 ft and the highest continuous paved road
in North America.
On Thu, 14 Aug 2003 13:26:02 -0600, Andrew B. Lundgren wrote:
>I was on Mt. Evans yesterday. I took my B up trail ridge road and got
>some pictures I though I would share. Trail ridge road is "the highest
>continuous motorway in the United States, with more than eight miles
>lying above 11,000' and a maximum elevation of 12,183'." See:
>The B ran great all the way to the top.
>Feel free to poke around the site. It is mostly just family pictures so
>won't be of much interest to most. Bandwidth is only 256k, so YMMV!
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