Pinkham Pass


Pinkham Pass - Jackson County, Colorado / Albany County, Wyoming - 8,917 feet
Pinkham and Camp Creeks to south. Johnson Creek and Laramie River to north.

North of Walden on CO-127.
paved - road bike

#144 - photos by Randy Bishop, 9/1/2012


At the summit, looking northeast.
 
 
 
 

At the summit, looking southwest.
 
 
 
 

At the summit.
 
 
 
 
 

1/2 mile from summit where the pass crosses into Wyoming, looking southwest.
 

1/2 mile from summit. Notice Wapiti Way on the left, where the old railbed is now a bicycle path.

1/2 mile from summit where the pass crosses into Wyoming.
 
 

A map.
 
 
 

Google Earth, looking northwest.
 
 

Google Earth, looking north. Notice Wapiti Way, the curvey old railbed.

From "The Great Gates", by Marshall Sprague.
 

Laramie, North Park & Western R.R. map.
 
 

Laramie, North Park & Western R.R. map.
 
 

Parts of the old Laramie, North Park & Western Railroad bed are now the Medicine Bow Rail-Trail.
Check these links:
www.cyclewyoming.org/R2T.htm
www.railstotrails.org/resources/documents/magazine/2009_Spring-Summer_Cover%20Feature.pdf
www.laramiebikenet.com/images/Rails/mbt_map.pdf




Recognized in "The Great Gates, The Story of the Rocky Mountain Passes" by Marshall Sprague.
Is not included in United States Board on Geographic Names.

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2012-14 Randy Bishop
Last modified: December 17, 2014