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The pass in December, 2012.
|Elevation||9,938 ft (3,029 m)|
|Traversed by||SH 12|
|Location||Las Animas / Huerfano counties, Colorado, United States|
|Range||Sangre de Cristo Mountains|
|Topo map||USGS Cucharas Pass|
At the top, the pass is signed as Cuchara Pass and the elevation on the sign there reads 9995 ft. State Highway 12 traverses the pass. Highway 12 is also signed as the Highway of Legends Scenic Byway, one of Colorado's Scenic and Historic Byways.