Old Rabbit Ears Pass


Old Rabbit Ears Pass - Routt County - Colorado - 9,610 feet - On the Continental Divide
Muddy Creek to west. Grizzly Creek to east.

Southeast of Steamboat Springs on the old alignment of US-40.
Off US-40 on FR-315 (shown as FR-199 on Google Maps) near Dumont Lake.
east side - blocked off east of summit
west side - pavement - road bike

photos by Randy Bishop, 8/5/2017


Vintage 1929 bronze plaque at the summit.

At the summit.
 
 

At the summit, looking west on old US-40.
 

At the summit, looking east on old US-40.
 

At the summit.
 
 

Google Maps
 

Google Maps
 

Google Earth, looking north.

Google Earth, looking north.

Google Earth, looking west.

Google Earth, looking east.

Garmin Mapsource
 

Garmin Mapsource
 

#112 - photos by Randy Bishop, 8/12/2007


At the summit. One of the signs from 1929.

At the summit.
 

At the summit, looking west on old US-40.

At the summit, looking east on old US-40.

At the summit.
 



Recognized by State Historical Society of Colorado bronze plaque dated 1929,
and in "The Passes of Colorado, An Encylopedia of Watershed Divides" by Ed Helmuth & Gloria Helmuth.
Is not included in United States Board on Geographic Names.


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Last modified: September 25, 2017