Resolution Mountain  
Maps:        
USGS 7.5' Map: Pando
Statistics:
Difficulty: Number: Miles: Altitude: Obstacles: Time:
Moderate 5 FR 708.1A 0.25 11,600 to 11,905 ft. Steep Climb - 1 1/2 hour
County: Eagle
Adopted by:      
Managed by: White River National Forest,
Holy Cross Ranger District
24747 US Hwy 24 (P.O. Box 190)
Minturn, Colorado 81645
(970)963-2266
Summary: Resolution Mountain is a short spur road off of McAllister Gulch 4WD road that goes to the top of Resolution Mountain.
Attractions: Hill Climb, Scenery
Seasonal
Closure:
Agency - Nov 16 to May 30
Best Time: June - May still be snowed in
July - Best
August - Best
September - Best
October - Early snows possible
Trail Heads
Accessed:
NA
Camping: NA
Base Camp: NA
Fall Colors: NA
Navigation: From Minturn, CO. head southeast on Pine Street toward Norman Ave for 49 feet. Take the 1st left onto Norman Ave and go 279 feet. Take the 2nd right onto US-24 E/Main St and continue to follow US-24 E for 13.1 miles. Turn left onto Resolution Mountain Road and go 0.6 miles. Take a slight left onto Forest Rd 702 and go 0.5 miles. Take the 1st left onto Rd 708/McAllister Gulch and go 1.3 miles. Take a slight right onto the McAllister Gulch 4WD road. Follow McAllister Gulch for 3.2 miles to a right turn below a steep hill climb. This is the Resolution Mountain 4WD road.

From Leadville, CO. head north on Harrison Ave toward East 9th Street for 141 feet. Turn right onto East 9th Street and go 0.1 miles. Take the 1st left onto US-24 W/Poplar Street and go 1.0 miles. Turn left onto US-24 W and go 14.4 miles. Turn right onto 10th Mountain Div Memorial Hwy and go 381 feet. Take the 1st right onto Camp Hale Spur 1B and go 0.5 miles. Turn left onto Eagle River Road/Forest Road 714 Continue to follow Eagle River Road for 0.7 miles. Continue onto Forest Road 702 for 240 feet. Turn left onto Road 708/McAllister Gulch and go 1.3 miles. Take a slight right onto the McAllister Gulch 4WD road. Follow McAllister Gulch for 3.2 miles to a right turn below a steep hill climb. This is the Resolution Mountain 4WD road.
History:  
Description:
The Resolution Mountain 4WD road leaves the McAllister Gulch 4WD road and immediatly starts to climb to the top of Resolution Mountain. The road is rocky with loose sections and rutting. As you get closer to the top it gets a bit steeper. Once on top of Resolution Mountain you will have great views of the surrounding mountains. The top is a large area with room for many vehicles.
From Resolution Mountain looking south

photo by:
Adam M

From Resolution Mountain looking north

photo by:
Adam M


Data updated - March 17, 2015        4WD Road driven - July, 2003        Copyright 4X4Explore.com - 2000-2015