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Old 03-23-2021, 08:07 PM   #15
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I'm thinking we've driven, this in our 37ft RV as well friends following with their F350 and 35ft Fifth Wheel circa 2004?. Memory fading as aging, unless there's a different access to Ouray which we visited for sure at the time amongst many other places in Colorado.

It's definitely something we'd like to do again or maybe we didn't LOL. To that end, what is the a speed limit and also assuming many drive quite slow being scenic are there a lot of pull over spots to allow other vehicles to pass?

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..... what is the a speed limit and also assuming many drive quite slow being scenic are there a lot of pull over spots to allow other vehicles to pass?
Between Silverton and Ouray it's 10 mph to perhaps 25 mph tops. There are places to pull over but not many. That section isn't very long .... maybe 25 mi or so.

Silverton to Durango has some higher speed limits but still slow.
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Old 03-24-2021, 12:05 AM   #17
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Between Silverton and Ouray it's 10 mph to perhaps 25 mph tops. There are places to pull over but not many. That section isn't very long .... maybe 25 mi or so.

Silverton to Durango has some higher speed limits but still slow.
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Old 03-24-2021, 05:55 AM   #18
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Plenty of room - Looking north on RT 550 out of Ouray The car is heading to Durango -

Only a bit like this -

but only need oncoming with just a little issue.


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We took our Ventana 4037 with Jeep Wrangler toad down the Million Dollar highway last September. From Ouray to Durango. There was snow on the ground from Ouray to Silverton, but the road was clear. Took our time. The scenery was phenomenal. Take your time on the switchbacks. 10-15mph. Make sure you are good with gearing down on the downhills and switchbacks. No reason to be worried. Just be cautious and you’ll be fine.
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Only you can judge for yourself. I wouldn't do it. I've driven it many times in the Toad. I've driven the RV towing down many of the "famous" tough passes, i.e. Wolfcreek Pass, Teton Pass, etc. But no, I'd go west and come down via 62/145 Placervile/Telluride/Rico/Delores. It's a beautiful trip too. There's even a great NFS campground at the top of the mountains on that side.

Stop in Delores for a few days and hit the National Park - then on 160 to Durango.
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