Tag Archives: Corkscrew Pass

Corkscrew Pass Side Road: Interesting Diversion

I’ve been over Corkscrew Pass on the motorcycle many time. On this day I opted to take a side road. And I had the GoPro HD Hero2 camera on top of my helmet. Enjoy the high altitudes and steep drop-offs … Continue reading

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San Juan Mountains: Various Video Shots

This is a little collection of short video clips I took on 17 August 2012. Each was narrated in real time. No music, no production, no cropping, just the video. There are pictures of Mineral Point, Denver Divide, a “ghost” … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Pass Switchbacks

Do you like heights? Steep roads? Incredible vistas? Then this video is for you. It covers my motorcycle ride from the top of Corkscrew Pass down to the bottom of the switchbacks. Corkscrew Pass is a popular Jeep road in … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Pass is Open

You may want to watch this in 720p if your link will support it. Corkscrew Gulch and Corkscrew Pass are a favorite with Jeep riders every summer. The high country network of Jeep roads is a major draw for tourists … Continue reading

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Sideroads: Three Between Corkscrew and Hurricane Passes

Last July 22nd, a Friday, I set out to travel some high-country sideroads. Here are three more, all between Corkscrew (San Juan CR 11) and Hurricane Passes (San Juan CR 10). The views are spectacular, as seen above from my … Continue reading

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Sideroads: Brown Mountain—Spectacular Views

Continuing the sideroads theme, the road to Brown Mountain (Ouray County Road 20) takes off from the same place as Corkscrew Pass Road. There are lots of roads in this area—if you follow my GPS track (below), you’ll find yourself … Continue reading

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Great Ride with Blog Reader John Fischer

John Fischer got in touch with me a few months back. He’s an avid reader of this blog and hoped we’d be able to ride together while he was out here for vacation. We did just that! John hails from … Continue reading

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Corkscrew Pass: Ouray County Road 22A

As noted in an earlier post, Corkscrew Pass is now open between US Hwy 550 and San Juan CR 10. I traveled it yesterday late afternoon on my Yamaha dirt bike. I must say it was a bigger challenge than

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Corkscrew, Engineer Passes Open (Sort of)

Ouray County Road 20A is open up over Corkscrew Pass. And Ouray County Road 18 is open to Engineer Pass and Animas Forks. My goal yesterday afternoon was simple: do a loop consisting of Corkscrew Pass, Hurricane Pass, California Pass, … Continue reading

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