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Afranz5825, Home Buyer in Cripple Creek, CO

My questions is related to Roads: I understand that the roads within the 80813 are Durt Road. However, are they passable during rain and/or snow. Are?

Asked by Afranz5825, Cripple Creek, CO Mon Jan 7, 2013

4-wheel drive vehicles required? Does county plow the road during winter if needed?

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We have a mixture of paved, chip and seal and dirt roads. Primary maint is by Teller County unless there is a private maint. agreement for the road or if its a Forest service road. A portion of 80813 include City and State roads. I own and use a 4 wheel drive but its not often and I also change my tires from summer to snow each year. Most of the time I do just fine in my little car. Having grown up in the midwest, our winters here are very mild and not as snowy.
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Many of the roads are dirt roads, but not all. Many of the roads are maintained by the county, but not all.

I'm from MN, so I have no problem driving on rough roads or 6 inches of snow with a 2 wheel drive vehicle. It's not ideal but I grew up with it so it's not a big deal.

I would recommend having a 4-wheel drive vehicle to most people. This isn't a scenario you see on TV where you're stuck for the winter because of isolation, but rough weather does happen and you want to be prepared for it.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Tue Jan 15, 2013
Kevin and Jessica,

Thank you for replying to my questions. It means alot and I appreciate your answer. I do have family living in the Colorado Springs area and after visiting for several years I have come to love the area, i.e. Cripple Creek, Woodland Park, and even Canon City. I'm planning to retire in about 2 years, however, my Wife will still be working as a Certified School Teacher hopefully in the community we may move to.

Once again, thank you very much and I will stay in contact.

Respectfully,

Al
Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013
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0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jan 7, 2013
Ma'am,

Please forgive for saying; I cannot believe what I just read. All I ask was a simple question and I should have receive a simple and direct answer. Thank you. I now know whom not to go too.

Respectfully,

Al
Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013
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