Independence Pass/Highway 82 is CLOSED until (probably) beginning of June
CDOT snowcat makes its way to the top of the Pass on May 13, 2019
CDOT is reporting that due to necessary avalanche mitigation work, the Pass will likely not open on THE traditional THURSDAY BEFORE MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND (this year may 23), but rather at the beginning of June. FOR THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION ON TRAVEL CONDITIONS, OPENINGS, AND CLOSURES ON COLORADO ROADS:
click HEREand select "Travel Alerts" at the top of the page.
May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. — ed abbey