Monarch Pass (Old)


Old Monarch Pass - Chaffee / Gunnison Counties - Colorado - 11,375 feet - On the Continental Divide
Porphyry Creek to west. South Arkansas River to east.

FR-237 north of Monarch Pass
gravel - road bike, but dual sport is better

#70 - photos by Randy Bishop, 6/11/2005 and 8/12/2006


At the summit, looking east.

At the summit.
 

At the summit.
 

7/7/2007 during the Dirty Dozen ride


At the summit, looking west.

At the summit.
 

At the summit.
 

photos by Steve Mallison and Wade


Steve at the summit.
 

Wade's bike at the summit.



From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Old Monarch Pass 189721 Gap Chaffee CO 382948N 1062017W 11365 Pahlone Peak 01-JAN-1945 13-OCT-1978

Other geographic features in the area, from United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Original Monarch Pass 1675537 Gap Chaffee CO 383041N 1062049W 11532 Garfield 01-JAN-1996 13-OCT-1978
Monarch Pass 189720 Gap Chaffee CO 382948N 1061932W 11306 Pahlone Peak 01-JAN-1945 13-OCT-1978


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