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Old 01-19-2019, 10:53 PM   #1
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Wolf Creek Pass

my last trip out i got to cruise over Wolf Creek Pass.
i was towing a utility trailer and a chevy invoy. all tgether about 28K lbs.

there was a pretty tunnel on the east side of the pass.
this video starts at the top...over 10,000 ft and rolls down the west side.

the grade is about 10 miles down. 7% grade the whole way. there are 2 hair pins turns near the bottom, maybe 8 miles down the grade.

my top speed was 25mph

enjoy the trip down

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First time I did Wolf Creek Pass was at night in a semi. It was raining and much of it was one lane and gravel because of construction. I was way out of hours and finally I just pulled into a construction area and went to sleep. I figured they could make me up in the morning. Contrary to the song, Pegosa Springs isn't at the bottom.
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I was through there last March 27, 2018 - it was snowing. Check it out, in my van before I built my Skoolie/Users/billwolfe/Documents/March 27, 2018/_DSC4922.jpg/Users/billwolfe/Documents/March 27, 2018/_DSC4922.jpg
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Thanks for sharing! I'm planning a drip to this area this summer and I've been over Wolf Creek Pass before but not in my Skoolie. I've also driven some pretty significant mountaints in my skoolie on the PCH. 7% isn't too bad, but it adds up if it keeps that grade for a long time.

Any further info or tips on driving in that area? How transmission, HP rating and rear end were you driving?

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my last trip out i got to cruise over Wolf Creek Pass.
i was towing a utility trailer and a chevy invoy. all tgether about 28K lbs.

there was a pretty tunnel on the east side of the pass.
this video starts at the top...over 10,000 ft and rolls down the west side.

the grade is about 10 miles down. 7% grade the whole way. there are 2 hair pins turns near the bottom, maybe 8 miles down the grade.

my top speed was 25mph

enjoy the trip down

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Old 04-20-2019, 04:40 PM   #5
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Oh no.....

Another C.W. Mcall song.,...,

"Wolf Creek pass way up on the great divide, truckin' down the other side...."

I ran that road a few times in my Eagle. It required attention but was not as bad as I had expected after hearing some horror stories. I did REALLY appreciate my Jake's while traveling the San Jaun's.
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