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Old 06-14-2014, 07:40 PM   #1
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Monarch pass, co.

We are are going over Monarch pass later this month.on US. 50.
Coming from Howard,Co. Any opinions on the pass. 40' Mh and toad. See sig.
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Here's a link to some previous threads that may assist.

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Old 06-15-2014, 09:52 AM   #3
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I went over it a few years ago (east bound) with my 34' MH (300hp diesel) towing a trailer (6500#) and it was slow but not a problem.
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We have gone over it a few times. It is slow going while towing, so we dis connect and remove some that stress. Easy to reconnect on the other side.
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Check weather just before you start. Several years ago, at the end of June, I needed 4 wheel drive for the last several hundred feet; 6 inches of snow on the road.
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We went over heading east with a 38' my towing. Not as bad going down as some others we've done. Stop at the top and take beautiful pics.
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Did it last year in a 40' DP with toad - low gear going up and low gear/engine brake coming down.... Not one problem....
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We've done it both directions without difficulty with our 40' MH. Chances for snow is very, very low the end of June. It's a popular RV route. Have a good trip!
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