Every season in Colorado is beautiful, but autumn is especially lovely. On a recent trip into the mountains to admire the changing colors my family decided to explore a new to us part of Colorado and drive through Boreas Pass. We ended up driving to the summit and then turning around instead of going the whole length of the pass but it was so pretty that I had to share it with all of you.
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Boreas pass is a dirt road that goes between Fairplay and Breckenridge. My family started in Fairplay and turned towards Como where the road over the pass starts. The road is fairly rough and can be pretty narrow in places so this is not a good road if you don’t have a car that can easily navigate dirt roads or if you have a fear of mountain driving.
The views are incredible and the aspens lining the road are gorgeous!
The summit of Boreas Pass intersects with the Continental Divide and is at 11,482 feet in elevation.
This is a really beautiful part of Colorado and I highly recommend visiting if you are looking for a place to admire the autumn foliage.
What are your favorite places to admire the autumn scenery? Let me know in the comments!
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