This doubletrack road offers an epic traverse from the top Aspen Mt. Summer Road
, at the Sundeck restaurant, all the way to Taylor Pass at the southern end. Bring plenty of food, water, and warm clothes when venturing up here, even on a mid summer's day.
Attain the Richmond Ridge from the north either by Aspen Mt. Summer Road
, Midnight Mine Road
, or Little Annie Road
. Get to the southern end, Taylor Pass, either from Express Creek Road
, Taylor Pass Divide Road
/ Trail 400 (Star Pass)
, or Taylor Pass Road.
This road can be used as part of an epic day connecting Crested Butte to Aspen. Many segments, especially the southern above tree-line portion, are very rocky.