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Old 02-05-2016, 10:21 AM   #1
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Beartooth Pass??

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I apologize if this has been discussed before but my search did not find much. We are taking a trip out west to Yellowstone NP this summer. I have read how great the drive/scenery is on Beartooth.

I was wondering has anyone drove it with their camper?? Just looking to see who has done it and with what rig...also I am sure of the answer but was it worth the miles and time??

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Old 02-05-2016, 10:36 AM   #2
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Beartooth Pass is an beautiful drive!

That being said, it is best to make it a day trip and not pull the trailer. It's a slow enough drive and some of the switchbacks are steep.

You would have to gear way down for the grade and traffic passing you would be difficult.

I'd recommend base camping some where and enjoy a nice day drive. We stayed in Yellowstone and made the loop out enjoy a nice lunch in Red Lodge and then down to Cody and back into Yellowstone. Made for a great day but then we were on a motorcycle.
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I have been over it 3 times on a motorcycle and once in a Class C. Never again with an RV. Park the trailer and go with just the TV.
PS: to get the best views go north to south.


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Old 02-05-2016, 11:41 AM   #4
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Also, when do you plan to go? It normally is snow covered early to mid June.


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is it worth it to do it when it is still snow covered?
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Check their website to find out if the road is open. If just open the snow makes for a very pretty ride. I rode the MC over it after the road had been open only a few days. Snow was 6' high in places and it was very chilly (38 degrees).


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If you want to see another scenic road along with Beartooth Pass is drive 14A, its outside of Cody WY. It is beautiful and you will see snow, it's almost 10,000 of elevation. A little side trip on it is a Indian Medicine Wheel. You see like forever, it is so beautiful. You can drive, it's about a mile to the Medicine Wheel from the parking area but most walk.


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Oh one thing I forgot there is a campground up there at the very top, it's Bald Mountain Campground but I don't want to pull my camper up there


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I will look into getting setup in yellowstone and setting aside a day to do the beartooth loop. This is plan B but looks like it is quickly becoming plan A...
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