Argentine Pass Jeep Tour: Drive to 13,132 feet and enjoy spectacular views of the Continental Divide and nearby 14,000 foot peaks. This home was built in 2017 and last sold on 7/6/2020 for $555,000. Argentine Pass Trail is an intermediate Keystone hiking trail in Summit County. The trail is rocky in a few places, but overall decent. Many legal side roads to explore. History. It's rocky so you need decent clearance and careful tire placement here and there, but overall not too challenging. The second drift was within about 1/8 of a mile from the summit and is impassable. 8/26/19 - Travelled Perl Pass from Brush Creek and encountered two snow drifts across the trail before the pass. It was enough room for airing down as we watched a number of ATVs start the trail ahead of us. Camping available along the trail up. Drive through Georgetown and follow signs towards Guanella Pass. From the West, Argentine Pass can also be traversed via the Argentine Pass Pack Trail. As you head back down, consider a side trip north on 248.2I where the first big switchback turns right. Awesome trail! Torreys Peak and Kelso Ridge Loop via Gray's Peak Trail, Ganley Mountain Via Guanella Pass Scenic Byway [CLOSED], Cascade Creek to Saxton Lookout OHV Trail, Argentine Pass and McClellan Ridge OHV Trail, Gray Wolf Mountain via South Chicago Creek. Located in Arapaho National Forest. STOP AT THE TOP! As you start up the trail it soon splits. Return to Waldorf and head north uphill on continuing 248.1. Overall a great trail just make sure you know your vehicles capabilities. Once you arrive at the town, please stay back from the buildings and only take pictures. After a few miles you'll go around a tight switchback to the left. Note: As of 10/30/2020, users have reported that this road is closed for the season. Was running 20psi and didn’t feel like airing down anymore lol. Could not make it up to the top. Definitely a top 10 for us in CO! You can make it halfway along that switchback to a point you can turn around but if you go to far and hit the snow bank you’re only way out is to drive in reverse back down WHICH IS TERRIFYING. Argentine Pass OHV Route [CLOSED] is a 26.7 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Georgetown, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Went on Saturday June 27th and the last long switchback to the top is narrow, one way, and impassable. High Point 13,132 ft., Best time to go: Mid July thru September. Snow can block trail well into summer. Check with the local Forest Service Office about conditions. We gave up out of caution. The top is something you will never forget. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. Novi Mountain Bike, Hike, Trail Running trails, Michigan. Twisted Trails Off Road Park- Twisted Trails. Get more information by emailing [email protected] Happy Trails Mosquito Pass - July 16th Argentine Pass Length. Hard. Did mine in a factory 4Runner Pro. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best used from March until October. We had a happy group of people as we drove through Georgetown and arrived at the Argentine Pass trailhead. Dogs are also able to use this trail. The pass marks the point of highest elevation along the American Discovery Trail, a coast to coast route for biking and hiking. We also fell in behind a lone Jeep driver who we would pass later. Argentine Pass OHV Route [CLOSED] is a 43.0 kilometer moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Georgetown, Colorado that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. Incredible views from 13,132-ft. Argentine Pass and top of McClellan Mountain. Snow at high elevation is now receded enough to continue to the top. Trains didn't make the tight turns; they went past each switchback and alternated backing up. Follow service road about 1/4 mile. This is a popular trail that heads up Argentine Pass with 13,123 foot views. We followed a Jeep Grand Cherokee up from Waldorf to We ran the Argentine Pass trail after McClellan Mountain, which meant that we picked up the trail after our lunch at the Santiago Mine. Weather was clear however stronger winds as expected at 12k feet. The 3,711 sq. Great trail run today. Argentine Pass is often said to be the highest double tracked mountain pass in Colorado, even if only one approach side fits that description these days. Moderate . After about 1.3 miles it kinda smooths out; be prepared for rip rap and jutted road conditions along the route. I ran the trail in a stock 4Runner SR5 with full pressure street tires. Great trail! The road gets very narrow at the top as you climb above 13,000 ft. Great views of Peru Creek looking down from the top. Got to the top with heavy fog and rain. Some wash out areas but easily negotiable. A “must see” when the OHV/off road trail is open to the top. Will be going back on a clear day. View more property details, sales history and Zestimate data on Zillow. ft. single-family home is a 5 bed, 4.0 bath property. Argentine trail & vista pics/photos on Bushducks CO PASS Facebook. There are many roads in this area that go the wrong way. Excursions take place on Tuesdays & Thursdays with limited space for extra passengers and jeep regulations that vary by the intensity of the trail. Continue south past Waldorf to reach Argentine Pass. Snow levels can persist into July, this trail has a shortened season. Drive to 13,132 feet and enjoy spectacular views of the Continental Divide, and nearby 14,000 foot peaks. IT DOESN'T. There is/was one snowbank near the top of Argentine pass. https://youtu.be/IGJT3Bz9wsM. Had a great time driving this. No blockage all the way to the top of the pass. The lower covered 2/3 of the trail but passable in a Jeep Wrangler. Trail conditions can change without notice. We are booking now! phone 303.968.6258 Clouds were now starting to build from the west and the bright sunny skies gave way to partly/mostly cloudy from Argentine Pass all the way back to the truck. If you continue past the mine, it’s still technically easy unless you have to pass someone in a narrow spot above tree line. The Jeep trail to the pass follows the grade of this abandoned railroad. There was a couple snow and ice patches as you climb further past the fenced spot on the upper trail. Find the best 4x4, Jeep, ATV, Overland and Truck off-road trails in Colorado. The bottom of the Argentine Central Railroad Grade begins at a closed gate that keeps vehicles off. I'm pretty sure I could have made the summit of McClellan but I just ran out of time. Did this in a JKU with 3.5in lift. The jeep trail was a grind of sorts but didn’t last long as I pretty much just kept going after stopping only briefly for photos on the way down; back to the truck right at 12:30pm. The road curls over the top and, at first, appears to continue down the other side. That certainly became a little nerve wracking as there is a drop off to your right. Part of the TrekNow North Central Colorado Backroads CD. The trail follows the old Argentine Central railroad grade to the old townsie of Waldorf a ghost town now.From here you can take Argentine Pass to Montazuma,or follow the railroad grade. Length. Expect some minor pin striping. It was a great day in the trail...however, there is snow covering the path a bit past where they are working on the culvert. Note - Slightly overgrown brush in some areas. For current conditions call Clear Creek Ranger District (303) 567-3000 Super fun trail, a bit rocky in parts but able to navigate it easily in a stock Ford Ranger. The rest is “easy”. Definitely will be back come spring time for the water crossings. Long and bumpy. Red Elephant Hill. However you take upper path then an awd vehicle will do the job. Argentine Pass is an old road that was the highest driveable pass in Colorado for many years. Not sure how this may have affected the entrance to the trail, but GPS should get you there. There's a large flat area to park. Trail is in great condition. Did the trail in my sidexside. DC, however, maintains that the Jeep Liberty is just as tough as all the other Jeep models and took a Liberty over the Rubicon Trail as proof (all Jeep models released to date have been taken over the Rubicon in stock shape prior to being labelled a Jeep). I saw a few camp sites along the way, but there weren't that many so I'd recommend having a back up plan if you're looking to camp here. It was still underway when we were there. Only a couple spots that were tricky for the size of car I have but definitely worth it!! Best done with a rugged, high clearance 4wd vehicle with good tires, and an experienced driver, some spots are rocky, steep and narrow, and need to be navigated with care. This takes the higher road marked 248.1. For current conditions call Clear Creek Ranger District (303) 567-3000. There are two other jeep roads that split off to the right, but the path to Argentine pass continues to the Southwest. The trail is primarily used for hiking and is best used from May until October. Difficulty. Follow the tracklog to the left at first opportunity. Don't miss historic buildings at Santiago Mine and Ghost Town. Hike the Class 1 trail for about 2.5 miles and 1900' to the pass, and then follow the routes described above. Travel through historic ghost towns, mines, and explore the true high country well above treeline. Absolutely need a minimum of a good 4lo; additional clearance won’t be a bad thing. This institution is operated under special use permit with the Arapaho National Forest. Aired down to 15 psi had no issues at all 2wd most the way up to 13100ft. Argentine Pass is a trail with heights and history and just enough challenge to make it interesting along the way. If you go during spring and take lower trail then you will be literally driving on top of a stream for couple miles. Rocky at the start and very narrow at the top of Argentine Pass. If you intend to do the pass after the main part I would say it’s advanced lite in some sections. All of our trail guides contain high quality information, videos, pictures, and gpx downloads. The west side is a narrow rocky exposed trail that is only a single track suited for hiking, biking, or experienced dirt biking. Waldorf is just a big flat area of mine tailings. Soon after the mine ruins, you will ford a creek at the outlet of a small pond, then begin climbing steeply on loose rocks for the next 2 miles. Full day, 5-6 h of high alpine tundra, starts in Georgetown, 3 hours, classic Colorado Jeep destination, starts in Idaho Springs, Full day, 5-6 hours, we combine it with Cascade Creek, starts in Idaho Springs. This mountain bike primary trail can be used both directions. Numerous tourist attractions in quaint Georgetown. Ran into another ATV later that said they were able to get past the bank after the digout. Now the east side starting in Georgetown is the only route that can be driven. Pretty easy trail all the way to the top. The moderate trail travels up the switchbacks left by the Argentine Central Railroad that ran here from 1905 to 1917. Need aggressive stock SUV with low range. It let up a bit up the trail but some semi technical areas. Lift and 35’s on JKU made it very doable. The views were amazing, expecially from the top of McClelland mountain. New and experienced drivers come from all over Colorado to make the 9-mile trek to the summit at 13,205’. 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