Would you drive this road? Ophir Pass between Telluride and Silverton plowed

Posted at 8:53 AM, Jun 16, 2016
and last updated 2016-06-16 10:53:11-04

This is an unforgettable picture.

San Miguel County employee Mike Kimball took a photo after Ophir Pass was plowed this week.

San Miguel County tweeted, "Watch for icy conditions."

The photo shows two workers with the snow piled feet over their heads.

Ophir Pass is a dirt road between Telluride and Silverton in southwestern Colorado.

Telluride's website calls it a "rugged pass road with a 2,480-foot elevation gain."

They also call it spectacular and as someone who has driven it, I agree.


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