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Loveland Pass (Summit side) - Summit County
Ownership: None Listed
Description: This pass is a must-see in Summit County, offering great views of the area and easily accessible tundra. Trails on the north side of the road offer access to peaks and lower bowls. White-tailed Ptarmigan is a possibility, as well as Brown-capped Rosy Finch.

Habitat: Tundra, Krummholz
Directions: From Interstate 70, take Loveland Pass Exit 216. Drive south over Loveland Pass on Highway 6, stopping at the top, which is the Continental Divide. The best opportunities for seeing ptarmigan are on the north side of the road.
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