Berthoud Pass

Berthoud Pass (HM2ECN)

Location: Winter Park, CO 80482 Grand County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 47.901', W 105° 46.561'

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Berthoud PassAcross the Continental Divide betweenSouth Platte and Colorado River drainages
Altitude 11,314 Feet
Discovered by Capt. E.L. BerthoudColorado pioneer May 12, 1861.Surveyed by Berthoud and JimBridger July, 1861. Toll Road opened1874. Improved highway opened 1923.
Erected byThe State Historical Society of ColoradofromThe Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundationand by the State Highway Departmentand the U.S. Forest Service1929
Year Placed1929
Placed ByState Historical Society of Colorado, Mrs. J.N. Hall Foundation, State Highway Department and U.S. Forest Service
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, February 15th, 2019 at 10:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)13S E 433564 N 4405664
Decimal Degrees39.79835000, -105.77601667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 47.901', W 105° 46.561'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 47' 54.06" N, 105° 46' 33.66" W
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Area Code(s)970
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-40, Winter Park CO 80482, US
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