Is ski traffic bad yet (I-70 tomorrow/Sat)?

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Re: Is ski traffic bad yet (I-70 tomorrow/Sat)?

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two lunches wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:30 am
daway8 wrote: Fri Nov 10, 2023 11:53 am
two lunches wrote: Fri Nov 10, 2023 11:34 am nope- enjoy your drive!
?!?!??

Ummm, not sure what your definition is but traffic is bad on I-70 on the weekend year-round, tomorrow will be no different...
no traffic going up or coming down on saturday. november is not "leave at 5am and get off the mountain by 1:30" season, and hasn't been since about 2015.
Yeah, if someone thought this weekend was "bad", then I'm curious if "good" means literally nobody else on a major artery.
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Re: Is ski traffic bad yet (I-70 tomorrow/Sat)?

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Not enough snow up high :( to bring in the ski traffic yet.
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I was hiking above Loveland Pass this weekend. No issues with traffic. Easy peezy travels.
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Re: Is ski traffic bad yet (I-70 tomorrow/Sat)?

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sunbleached wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2023 9:04 am
two lunches wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2023 8:30 am
daway8 wrote: Fri Nov 10, 2023 11:53 am

?!?!??

Ummm, not sure what your definition is but traffic is bad on I-70 on the weekend year-round, tomorrow will be no different...
no traffic going up or coming down on saturday. november is not "leave at 5am and get off the mountain by 1:30" season, and hasn't been since about 2015.
Yeah, if someone thought this weekend was "bad", then I'm curious if "good" means literally nobody else on a major artery.
Perhaps the timing is the difference - I always drive out to the mountains on Friday after work (or sometimes get off a little early) and traffic seems slow year-round to me. I never drive out Saturday mornings anymore...
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Re: Is ski traffic bad yet (I-70 tomorrow/Sat)?

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daway8 wrote: Mon Nov 13, 2023 11:50 am Perhaps the timing is the difference - I always drive out to the mountains on Friday after work (or sometimes get off a little early) and traffic seems slow year-round to me. I never drive out Saturday mornings anymore...
Oh yeah I can imagine that Friday is brutal! I've driven out Sunday mornings these past three weekends on I-70 and had no issues, thankfully. Saturday mid-mornings my fiancee and I have hit up some smaller peaks in RMNP, where we've had no problems too.
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