Colorado | Independence Pass

Monthly climbing area averages are for the weather station TWIN LAKES RES, which is 11 miles away and 788 feet below the location used for the Independence Pass climbing area forecasts.

Average Temperatures


Average Precipitation (inches)

Climbing Resources
Sunrise/SunsetSunrise / Sunset: 7:17 AM / 6:26 PM
ElevationElevation: 9,983 feet
Climbing Map
Climbing Area Description
Independence Pass is located along highway 82, east of Aspen, Colorado. The area features granite outcrops with both trad and sport routes. More recently, numerous boulder problems have been developed in the area. The best time climb is in summer. During winter, the road is closed.