black bear passWhether you’re looking to get behind the wheel in a jeep, or sit back and let someone else do the driving, Durango has breathtaking mountain routes that you won’t want to miss. A trip over some of the mountain passes deep into the San Juans offers the opportunity to check out waterfalls, ghost towns, wildflowers and abandoned gold mines on a fun-packed adventure for the whole family.

If you opt for the guided tour, you’ll benefit from the knowledgeable, fun and friendly guides provided. If you opt to head out on your own, talk to some locals about all of your options. From day tours to multi-day expeditions, Durango and the surrounding area offer challenges to meet all of your 4×4 needs.

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If you’re seeking a real challenge, pack a spare tire and hit Black Bear Pass from Red Mountain Pass (between Silverton and Ouray) to Telluride for some incredible views and adrenaline packed adventures.