Sponsored

Imogene Pass in July

TRACKTOY

Badlands
Well-Known Member
First Name
ANDRÉ
Joined
Sep 28, 2020
Threads
16
Messages
305
Reaction score
311
Location
ST-AUGUSTIN-DE-DESMAURES Qc. CANADA
Vehicle(s)
F150 LARIAT CREW C. 3.5L ÉCO 2022+ BRONCO BL.2023
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
Clubs
 
Good morning
I'm going to spend 1 month in Colorado to do trail running. I'm waiting for news from Talon garage to change the protection plates on the BADLAND SASQUASH + HOSS 3.0 + PROCAL ETC....
TRACKTOY
Sponsored

 

duel007

Badlands
Well-Known Member
First Name
Matt
Joined
Mar 20, 2023
Threads
1
Messages
64
Reaction score
95
Location
51534
Vehicle(s)
2023 4-door Bronco Badlands Lux Non-Sasquatch
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
Imogene Pass was my first ever trail as a near-total newbie (see profile pic).

I went pretty slowly and methodically and didn't tickle the skids or rock rails once.

The next day I did Mineral Creek and gave them a good whack, though! It was a much tougher trail.
 

GreyZ

Badlands
Well-Known Member
First Name
Eric
Joined
Sep 16, 2021
Threads
14
Messages
280
Reaction score
474
Location
Gulf South Louisiana
Vehicle(s)
Turbo 350z, Bronco Badlands, Xterra
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
Clubs
 
I have done Imogene a couple times. Have seen stock Subaru Forresters at the summit, along with a Mildly lifted Miata.

You should be totally fine with zero modifications.
 

DefNotBuddyLee

Big Bend
Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 27, 2021
Threads
3
Messages
558
Reaction score
1,190
Location
Austin
Vehicle(s)
Mustang / Jeep / F150
Your Bronco Model
Big Bend
Doing Imogene Pass and some other nearby trails this July with some friends. I have not done Imogene, but I had understood it to basically be an overland trail with the only complicated thing being some narrow shelfs. Something along the lines of Chicken Corners in Moab. I was honestly thinking it might be rather boring on the technical side but some nice views and a good opportunity for our friend who just got a Wrangler Sport to get his feet wet. Am I wrong?
 

userdude

Badlands
Well-Known Member
First Name
Jared
Joined
Feb 20, 2023
Threads
25
Messages
2,770
Reaction score
4,479
Location
Denton, TX
Vehicle(s)
2023 2dr Badsquatch
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
Clubs
 
Doing Imogene Pass and some other nearby trails this July with some friends. I have not done Imogene, but I had understood it to basically be an overland trail with the only complicated thing being some narrow shelfs. Something along the lines of Chicken Corners in Moab. I was honestly thinking it might be rather boring on the technical side but some nice views and a good opportunity for our friend who just got a Wrangler Sport to get his feet wet. Am I wrong?
I don't think you'll have a problem. IMO none of the famous trails around Ouray/Silverton/Lake City are that challenging except maybe Black Bear and Peoghkeepsie (there's now a bypass), which I didn't do or see. Mineral Creek, if you don't have clearance and probably skid plates, avoid that one.

Just take your time and remember the big flat rock at the top before you go up to the pass is called poser rock... Imogene is nice since it also takes you to Telluride, although your wallet will take a punch on that side.
 

Sponsored

Dog

Wildtrak
Well-Known Member
Joined
May 26, 2023
Threads
0
Messages
108
Reaction score
275
Location
Rocky Mountain high...
Vehicle(s)
yes
Your Bronco Model
Wildtrak
As others have said, you don't really needs skids on Imogene or Ophir. But you will on Mineral Creek. Black Bear (if open) is mostly skid-free as well. I did all of these in a Grand Cherokee with a 3" lift and all-terrains, and never needed 4-Lo. But Mineral is rough and craggy.
 

DefNotBuddyLee

Big Bend
Well-Known Member
Joined
Oct 27, 2021
Threads
3
Messages
558
Reaction score
1,190
Location
Austin
Vehicle(s)
Mustang / Jeep / F150
Your Bronco Model
Big Bend
Thanks @userdude . Funny you mention Black Bear, that is my to-do item when we talked about Imogene. I will check out Peoghkeepsie and Mineral Creek as possible options as well.
 

Itchysquatch

Badlands
Well-Known Member
First Name
Luke
Joined
Aug 20, 2020
Threads
3
Messages
367
Reaction score
625
Location
Vermont
Vehicle(s)
99 4runner, 2014 E class
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
I going to be doing Imogene Pass this summer. I have a laundry list of upgrades for my Wildtrak that I am workimg on.

Will I need my skid plates installed by then or will I be fine without them?
Unless Imogene has gotten significantly harder in the last 5 years, you’ll be totally fine. Don’t think I even scratched my skid plates in mild lifted 4runner. Beautiful trail that’s well worth it. A stock wild track will have no problem.
 
  • Like
Reactions: Dog

Gray_Ghost

Badlands
Active Member
First Name
Kenneth
Joined
Oct 8, 2022
Threads
2
Messages
31
Reaction score
172
Location
Texas
Vehicle(s)
2017 Ford Super Duty, 2018 Ford Fusion
Your Bronco Model
Badlands
Clubs
 
Which direction do most people take on the trail? Or which direction is preferred? Ouray to Telluride? Telluride to Ouray?
Sponsored

 
 


Top