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Old 10-24-2017, 08:38 AM   #1
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Best route Denver to Vegas to avoid chance of snowy roads in the hills in Oct/ Nov

I'm traveling from Denver to Vegas this week in my 45' Super C. I'm a bit nervous with the overnight temperatures that there might be snow on the roads. Any suggestions?
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Well, it depends on how much time you will have, and if you are going straight through. And, if you are okay with steep grades.

For simple weather consideration, going south through Albuquerque gives you the least chance of snow on the roads, generally speaking. I have hit snow on the Denver-Vegas I-70 corridor both in Colorado, and in Utah in the Grand Staircase-to-St. George region. The I-40 route, you could hit snow in the canyon between Las Vegas, NM and Santa Fe, and again in a bit of Arizona.

I-70 has more steep grades than the south route. The I-40 route will take about 4-5 hours longer.

If you are doing the drive in two days, if you overnight around Green River, UT, you should be fine for overnight temps, as that is a little warmer than east or west in Utah.

Your choice, depending on your preferences, and the whims of the weather patterns. You are more likely to have dry roads the entire way on either route, than snow, unless you are going the end of November.
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Not sure if you can eliminate the possibility of snow. I like I70 west to I15. Very good roads and if you do get snow they get the cleared. Ten years ago we were traveling and stayed the night in Beaver Utah and woke up to at least a foot or more. Utah road crews had the roads open by 10 AM. You could go the southern route but you will hit elevation around Flagstaff, AZ if not more places. Good luck and safe travels.
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