Photo shows damaged Jeep hanging on cliffside on Black Bear Pass

TELLURIDE, Colo. - They say a photo can be worth a 1,000 words and a photo tweeted by the San Miguel County Sheriff may prove that.

The photo taken by Deputy Kirkendoll shows a Jeep that rolled on Black Bear Pass.

But fortunately, no one was hurt and fortunately, the Jeep didn't roll down all the way down the very steep hillside.

Visit Telluride's website says Black Bear Road is a notorious jeep trail that starts from 11,018-foot summit of Red Mountain Pass on U.S. Highway 550 (between Ouray and Silverton) to Telluride.

The Black Bear Road crests at Black Bear Pass, elevation 12,840 feet.

"The road descends over a set of infamous switchbacks as it navigates the heights above Telluride," the website said. "Dramatic landscapes and very narrow passage ways. For experienced drivers with 4x4 and high clearance only."

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