Independence Pass

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CBS4’s Fall Color Guide: Popular Drives Around Colorado

When heading out in search of fall color there’s no such thing as a bad drive into the mountains.

15 hours ago

ASPEN, CO - AUGUST 19: Kiel Reijnen of United States riding for UnitedHealthcare celebrates after winning stage three from Copper Mountain to Aspen of the 2015 USA Pro Challene on August 19, 2015 in Aspen, Colorado. (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

Boulder’s Reijnen Sprints To USA Pro Challenge Win In Aspen

Kiel Reijnen of Boulder survived the tough climb up Independence Pass, then a harrowing descent into Aspen to win the third stage of the USA Pro Challenge on Wednesday.

08/19/2015

Brent Bookwalter of United States riding for BMC Racing celebrates when he learns he won stage two of the 2015 USA Pro Challenge from Steamboat Springs to Arapahoe Basin on August 18, 2015 in Dillon, Colorado.  (Photo by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

USA’s Bookwalter Wins Stage 2 Of USA Pro Challenge

Brent Bookwalter took the yellow leader’s jersey from BMC Racing teammate Taylor Phinney by winning the second stage of the USA Pro Challenge at the Arapahoe Basin ski resort area.

08/18/2015

Rocky Mountain National Park (credit: RMNP)

Trail Ridge Road Opens For Season But Night Closures Planned

Trail Ridge Road is open for the season but the scenic road through Rocky Mountain National Park will be shut down after dark for now.

05/29/2015

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Avalanche Causes Delays

An avalanche closed the highway over Independence Pass for about 90 minutes on Thursday afternoon.

05/28/2015

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Historically, No Major Spikes In Traffic Over Memorial Day Weekend

Despite the trend that many people hit the road for Memorial Day weekend, the Colorado Department of Transportation said historically there aren’t any major spikes in traffic volume across Colorado.

05/22/2015

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Reopens In Time For Holiday Weekend

Even though it still feels like winter in parts of Colorado’s mountains, Independence Pass is back open.

05/21/2015

Avalanche blasting on Independence Pass (credit: CBS)

Bombs Tossed From Helicopter Help Clear Snow On Independence Pass

Crews are working to try to get Independence Pass open by Memorial Day. On Thursday they dropped bombs on unstable slabs of snow for avalanche mitigation.

05/14/2015

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Cyclist Dies Near Independence Pass

Authorities were trying to determine why a 51-year-old cyclist collapsed and died on Highway 82 a short distance from the summit of Independence Pass.

07/21/2014

Independence Pass (credit: CDOT)

Independence Pass Opens, Trail Ridge & Mt. Evans Road Open Friday

Highway 82 over Independence Pass opens for the season at noon on Thursday.

05/22/2014

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