This route leaves the Taylor River Road at 10,065 feet and climbs steadily through Aspen groves. The road can be very rough at times. After following a stream for three miles, you will reach Taylor Lake. Taylor Pass lies a short distance above the lake at 11,928 feet.
Directions from Almont: Take Taylor River Road, Forest Road 742, east 36 miles to Taylor Pass Road, Forest Road 761.
Directions from Ashcroft: Take Express Creek Road west to Taylor Pass Road #761.