Eastern Mojave Vegetation Colorado State Highway 9  
 

Tom Schweich  

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 From Kremmling south past Fairplay.

Other articles: US Hwy 40 Kremmling

Locations: Kremmling.  

Junction: US Highway 40

 

   

Silverthorne

 

Other articles: U. S. Highway 6 near Silverthorne Interstate 70 at CO 9N  

Junction: Interstate 70, east.

Other articles: Interstate 70 at CO 9S  

Junction: Interstate 70, west.

 

   

Frisco

 

 

 

Locations: Breckenridge.  

Breckenridge

 

Other articles: Boreas Pass Road at CO 9  

Junction: County Road 10 “Boreas Pass Road,” Broken Lance Road

Other articles: Forest Road 225 at CO 9  

Junction: Forest Road 225 “Spruce Creek Road”

 

Locations: Goose Pasture Tarn.  

Goose Pasture Tarn

 

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer in Spruce Ck basin

Locations: Spruce Creek.  

Cross Spruce Creek. Spruce Creek and its tributary are the northernmost creeks diverted into the Hoosier Pass Tunnel.

 

 

Locations: Blue River (town).  

Blue River

 

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer in McCullough Gl

Locations: McCullough Gulch. Quandary Creek.  

Quandary Creek exits McCullough Gulch to the west.
  Cross Blue River.
  Monte Cristo Creek enters Blue River. To the south, the highway follows the path of Monte Cristo Creek for about 1 1/2 miles, whereas Blue River descends from Hoosier Ridge and Red Mountain to the east.

Locations: Bemrose Creek.  

Bemrose Creek enters Monte Cristo Creek

Other articles: Forest Road 850 at CO 9  

Junction: Forest Road 850 “Blue Lakes Road”, to the Blue Lakes on Monte Cristo Creek to the west.
  Junction: Forest Road 805, along the aqueduct from Bemrose Creek to the entry of the Hoosier Pass Tunnel.
  Junction: Carroll Lane, into a housing development in the claims of the former Bemrose Mine.

 

 

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer at Hoosier Pass Benrose Ck

Locations: Bemrose Creek. Hoosier Pass.  

Hoosier Pass

Summit County, Blue River (Colorado River) basin above …
Elevation: 11,532 ft.

There is a ditch that crosses under the highway at Hoosier Pass. This ditch brings water from the upper parts of Bemrose Creek, and may or may not be in current use.


Park County, South Platte River basin below …

Other articles: Colorado Transbasin Water Transfer Montgomery Res

Locations: Montgomery Reservoir.  

Junction: Park County Road 4, to Montgomery Reservoir, outlet of the Hoosier Pass Tunnel of the Blue River Diversion Project.

 

   

Fairplay

 

Other articles: US Highway 285 Fairplay  

Junction: US Highway 285, north

Other articles: US Highway 285 21020  

Junction: US Highway 285, south.

Other articles: US Highway 24 at CO 9 N  

Junction: US Highway 24, west, turning north through Leadville.

Other articles: US Highway 24 at CO 9 S  

Junction: US Highway 24, east to Colorado Springs.

Other articles: U. S. Highway 50 at CO 9  

Junction: US Highway 50

 

 

   

Literature Cited

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Date and time this article was prepared: 5/20/2018 12:43:09 PM