Sangre de Cristo Pass


Sangre de Cristo Pass - Costilla / Huerfano Counties - Colorado - 9,468 feet
Other names - Gap of the Sierra Blanca, Taos Trail, Trappers Trail
South Oak Creek to east. Sangre de Cristo Creek to west.

North of US-160 just northwest of La Veta Pass
Pass can't be bagged because road is blocked. On south side, about 5" south, 8" west, 80' elevation from the pass.

photos by Randy Bishop, 7/25/2008


Looking northeast toward pass.

Looking northeast toward pass.

At the gate.
 

At the gate.
 

At the gate.
 

At the gate.
 

CR&RA
 

Google Earth



From United States Board on Geographic Names:
Feature Name ID Class County State Latitude Longitude Ele(ft) Map BGN Date Entry Date
Sangre de Cristo Pass 192775 Gap Costilla CO 373710N 1051142W 9468 La Veta Pass 01-JAN-1965 13-OCT-1978


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2008-15 Randy Bishop
Last modified: January 11, 2015