Pass between Pitkin and Tin Cup is the highest standard
car road for summer use in the nation, and it is in
was constructed in 1882 to connect Tincup with the Denver-South
Park railroad in Pitkin. From the summit you can
view over 50 miles of the Continental Divide, as well
as many of the abandoned mines of the area.
Cumberland Pass Road begins at the north end of Pitkin.