Talk:List of mountain passes in Colorado

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Elevation Data[edit]

Just curious as to where this comes from. See, for example, this pic [1] which I took on my holibobs in 2005 or this one [2] from 2003. Some of the other figures appear to be at odds with those in my road atlas too. Mr Larrington (talk) 14:08, 2 August 2010 (UTC)

Some one seems to have spent a lot of time calculating the conversions, {{convert}} could have saved that one a lot of time. eg 14,160 feet or 4,316 meters or
[ft (m)], 14,160 (4,316). Peter Horn User talk 17:28, 10 March 2011 (UTC)
I wouldn't assume that the road signs are correct. The change in elevation models from NGVD 29 to NAVD 88 some years back made many Colorado locations several feet higher. For example Independence Pass article references an NGS datasheet that gives an elevation 4.5 ft higher than the sign at the pass. As for using the convert template, the normal version doesn't work properly in a sorted table. But as I recall, there is a special version that does sort properly. --Footwarrior (talk) 23:15, 10 March 2011 (UTC)

Schofield Pass[edit]

Schofield Pass is currently listed as "improved"; nothing could be farther from the truth. I just drove across it this summer in fact and I can assure you all it has not seen any development of any kind. I am changing the listing. srry sign in... Cwill151 (talk) 18:08, 6 October 2010 (UTC)

Grand Mesa Summit[edit]

Apparently it "can be quite steep in winter".

I was there last September and it seemed pretty steep then too. Perhaps "severe" would be a better word. Mr Larrington (talk) 13:17, 8 July 2011 (UTC)