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Black Bear Pass – One of the Most Exciting Ouray Jeep Tours!

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Our FIVE STAR tour and most extreme!

BB-tour-JeepBlack Bear Pass is one of Ouray Colorado’s premier jeep adventures, connecting Ouray to Telluride and affording adventurers some of the most scenic and breathtaking views of the San Juan Mountains. This is a full day jeep tour that is a ‘must do’ for anyone visiting Ouray Colorado for its world class jeeping and high altitude adventure.

Trip details and logistics

Depart from Ouray, Colorado. Travel through historic Ironton and Red Mountain mining districts to the top of Red Mountain Pass. Begin your 4×4 journey as you climb up Black Bear Pass with a stop just past the 12,840 ft summit for coffee and refreshments, all the while, enjoying a bird’s eye view of Ingram Basin and Telluride. Then, start down the narrow precipice to the renowned, heart pounding stair steps and switchbacks over Bridal Veil Falls and into Telluride for lunch. Return via Imogene and explore colorful and expansive remnants of the Tomboy mine. Breath-taking views. Rugged, exciting adventure in specially-built Black Bear Pass Jeep Wranglers. Tour requires a minimum of 4 to operate. Groups of 5 – 8 may also be accommodated in an alternate tour vehicle.

Full Day: $145.00 per adult / $75.00 per child 4-12.

Contributing photographers: Kathryn R. Burke, James Burke, Priscilla Sherman, Carolyn Wilcox, Roger Young.

Related stories & videos:

Jeep Forum. Photos from Black Bear Pass going into Telluride.
UTube Video.Trip over Black Bear Pass and another one: UTube Video. Stair descent on Black Bear
Twitter.SOA Jeeps.
Facebook. SOA Jeeps
TripAdvisor Black Bear Pass

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