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Avalanche Trailhead
Added by BillMiddlebrook

Location:  Sawatch Range
14ers Served:  Mt. Yale
Road Type:  Paved Road 0   (0=Paved, 6=Very Difficult 4WD)
2WD paved to the TH.
Directions:  From U.S. 24 in the center of Buena Vista, take the County Road 306 towards Cottonwood Pass. Drive about 9 miles on 306 to reach the trailhead on the right.
Winter Access:  Open year-round.
Date Status Information Posted By  Photos  Comments Likes Dislikes    
2015-05-02 Dry! Cottonwood Pass Road and the parking lot for the trailhead. asarsam         
2015-03-22 Clear and dry BillMiddlebrook         
2014-09-12 As usual the TH parking area was almost empty. Not a flake of snow in sight anywhere due to the 65F temp no doubt. TH is accessible by old ladies on bicycles. wincoder         
2013-01-27 A plow came through the parking area and cleared a nice path. No problems at all getting to or parking at the Avalanche TH Jay521  1       
2012-11-09 No snow in the parking lot and the road is still open. michaelgrundy         
2011-12-16 Drove in with no issues; parking lot covered in light snow. 2wd would get there fine. markforseth26         
2010-02-12 Very drivable. Completely paved. travis19877         
2009-05-28 Still dry and paved. RoanMtnMan         
2005-02-18 This trailhead is open year round. BillMiddlebrook         

Entering the trailhead (Added by: BillMiddlebrook on 2010-07-26)Lots of parking (Added by: BillMiddlebrook on 2010-07-26)The start of the trail on the north side of the lot, far (east) end. (Added by: BillMiddlebrook on 2010-07-26)

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