From the junction of E-470 and US Hwy. 285, travel South on Hwy.285 for 123.3 miles to US Hwy. 50. Travel West on Hwy. 50 for 13.5 miles to a right into Monarch Mountain.
From Colorado Springs:
From the junction of I-25 and CO 115 (Nevada Ave.), travel South on CO-115 for 31.2 miles to US Hwy. 50. Travel West on Hwy. 50 for 86.1 miles to a right into Monarch Mountain.
From the junction of I-25 and I-40 head north on I-25/US 84 for 55 miles to junction of US 285/US 84. Travel west on US 285/84 for 36 miles. Turn north on US 285 and travel 109 miles to CO-17. Take CO-17 north for 50 miles to junction of US 285. Travel north on US 285 for 26 miles to junction of Hwy 285/50. Go west on Hwy 50 for 18 miles to a right into Monarch Mountain
The Salida Recreation Department offers a Ski Bus to Monarch Mountain on most Fridays and Saturdays between December and March for only $5 round trip. Punch passes are also available. Bus leaves the Hot Springs Pool at 9:00 am sharp and then leaves Monarch at 3:30pm. Only children 10 years and older can ride without parental supervision. For more info, please call 719.539.6738.
From Gunnison-Crested Butte:
Fly into the Gunnison-Crested Butte Regional Airport (airport code: GUC). From Gunnison head East on Hwy 50 (Tomichi Avenue) for 47.3 miles and make a left into Monarch Mountain.
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