Am going to a wedding in Aspen. Labor day weekend. Flying from Ottawa Canada to Calgary overnight. Then to Denver. Am 87, excellent eyesight, reflexes and good driver. How much time to Aspen? Unfortunately we will not be able to do side trips or hiking. Then the return to the airport. Knowing the time frames and directions will give me idea re flight home
Can one drive from Leadville through Indepedence Pass? I had hoped I could drive via 82, but Google Map is not showing a route. Anyone ever driven through here?
I ask because the drive from Fort Collins to Leadville is a lot of shorter, and the hotels are a lot cheaper too.
when driving from Colorado Springs to Aspen using Independence Pass are you mostly along the mountain side or the cliffs just a little nervous. Thank you!!
We are planning to go Independence Pass on Oct 21, 2016. Will it be open for drive? Is there any other place in Colorado where we see the continental divide?
I'm planning on driving a 22 ft RV from Twin Lakes to Aspen . I've driven a 25 ft uhaul from Virginia to OK and have driven my van around Virginia and WV so feel comfortable with that size mnt . What is your advis about traveling that route in late sept with that size vehicle?
If I only have time to schedule a drive for Cottonwood Pass or Independence Pass, and want to stop to do a short hike on either, which should I choose?