Not narrow at all. A couple technical spots on the way up, a spotter would be nice, but I Did it in a stock 2017 Ram Rebel, banged up the running boards but worth it. The pass isn't much farther. You can take the snowmobile that you rent anywhere that you desire, as long as you return by the time your rental is due. Taylor Park is an off road mecca, offering the largest selection of trails from one location. Tincup Pass. Lastly, Tin Cup Pass leads out from the opposite side of town and crosses over the Continental Divide at roughly 12,000 feet. Buena Vista, Colorado is located in a high (elevation 8094 feet), wide, mountain valley just east of the Continental Divide. First used by Indians and then as a pack trail, the Tin Cup Pass Road was established in the 1870s and was originally used to move supplies between St. Elmo and the town of Tin Cup. google_ad_client = "pub-7704398562315038"; Tin Cup Pass: Take off from St. Elmo southwest of Buena Vista. Beginning at the St. Elmo Ghost Town, a bumpy, rocky road for approximately 4.5 miles travels west as it ascends the valley beside Chalk Creek. Mostly rocky Jeep road, nothing killer but still not easy. Take this road to get to Gunnison. This the 5th & final day of our ATV Adventure Exploring Colorado!! The first mile is rough, but views from the summit are outstanding. Half-day and full-day rentals for rides to Tin Cup, Mirror Lake, Cumberland Pass, St. Elmo, Slaughter House Gulch, Pitkin, Alpine Tunnel, Flag Mountain, Italian Creek, and Texas Creek. Saw moose in meadows along the road. Otherwise not much has changed. The lower parts of the road go through an Aspen forest. difficult once you leave the lake. Independence Pass. Park Useful for jeeps, 4wds, ATVs, mountain bikes, dirt bikes, snowshoers, hikers and anyone wanting to get out and about in the Colorado Rockies. Overview A beautiful high-elevation route starting and ending at historic, quaint mountain towns. Location. City Great day for a rocky ride! The surface is poor and is recommended for experienced drivers only. day. Tin Cup ORV Trail. Large parking area at north end of Mirror Lake. Reviews. We were able to drive St Elmo – Tincup – Mt Antero – Hancock Pass Suitable for ATV’s, OHV Motorcycles, Side-by-Sides and 4×4’s. McClure Pass. Grand Pick up and ride from Taylor Park. Rocky from the start, coming from St. Elmo. Located in the Pere Marquette State Forest, this area offers two separate trail loops – one 19 mile motorcycle trail and one 18 mile OHV trail.. google_ad_height = 600; Our personal favorites are North Fork, Marshall Pass and Silver Creek. PO Box 4110 Buena Vista, CO 81211. Looks like it's going to be impassable at Mirror Lake for a while; the lake's water levels are well above the road. Almost there! Beware, this portion of the trail can be blocked by snow late into the summer. During the summer, it's a busy little place. Good for chanterelles. Taylor Park (click for directions) 24947 CR 765 Almont, CO 81210. no locker Full view. There is a camping area at Mirror Lake. Traveller rating. Good 2-3 hour ride with stops. Tin Cup is a gem! In 13psi Gunnison, CO. Best nearby. Taylor Don't miss the Tincup General Store. There was one section with some water runoff which was slick, but I never had to put it in 4wd. Have done this a number of times when in the area. Hancock Pass leads to a series of trails that can eventually take you to the town of Pitkin where gasoline is usually available. It has a few active businesses, including a general store and ATV rental. Tincup, or Tin Cup, originally called Virginia City, is an unincorporated community in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States.The community was once a prominent mining town. Ideal for carrying your wallet, pocket knife, glasses, gum and more. Frenchy's restaurant serves a great breakfast and is a very historic We did this in 2wd the entire way. 11.2k members in the ATV community. As expressed by many others, the views are great! If you are in the Taylor Park area, Tincup Pass is a must. Jeep / ATV Rides. Went over the pass from St. Elmo’s to Tin Cup on the 4th of July. Beautiful 12,154-ft. pass road between historic, quaint mountain towns Nothing too intense for a decent stock vehicle. Large snow mound blocking the trail in early July. Handcock Pass to Cumberland Pass. 0 Restaurants within 10 km. Mesa After the snow clears, this trail is suitable for any high-clearance, 4-wheel-drive SUV with low-range gearing. Tincup is now a community of summer homes with a few year-round residents. no sway bar Tincup, or Tin Cup, originally called Virginia City, is an unincorporated community in Gunnison County, Colorado, United States. The trail does have some steep/rocky sections, with increased difficulty due to snow melt runoff making for some slippery climbs. have fun! since its a pass, obviously the views are amazing. You will begin to wonder how Also, we were able to make it to the top of the pass but History. With the full day rental, we had enough time and allotted miles to leave the Taylor Trading Post (where we picked up the ATV) and drive to the small town of Tin Cup, go over Tin Cup Pass, into St Elmo (where we stopped and fed the chipmunks), go up the Mary Murphy mine, and then make it to Pomeroy Lake. Front Side, Tenderfoot Hill, Little Rattler and Spiral Trail. Near Crested Butte. The ATV trail becomes more But the vast majority of ATV and dirt bike traffic does not come from the residents. kamas91 wrote a review Aug 2018. The trails wind through a mixed hardwood forest and are mostly hard pack and smooth. Taylor Park, Pearl Pass, and Taylor Pass OHV Trail, Hancock Lake OHV Trail via Country Road 295, Henry Lake via South Lottis Trail from Lottis Creek Campground. Date of experience: July 2018. We take our time and enjoy the scenery. 15 visitors have checked in at Tincup Pass Shopping Center. 07 ranger manual Game Trailers at Tin Cup Pass ... Game Trailers at Tin Cup Pass . 0 Other Attractions within 10 km. 4WD is a must! Spend some time in Tincup. OHV – OHV’s, motorcycles and 4×4 are permitted on Tincup Pass. Sometimes the water level in the lake is high enough to cover the road and you have to take a higher path above the lake.