Originally Posted by Boomhauer
If you mean Corona Pass, that would be shut down almost all winter. It's a flat, bald ridge with no terrain or forest to shelter it from severe winds (100mph) and yards of snow at a time. The ghost town of Corona, at the summit before Moffat opened, was built completely of snow sheds that would be buried all winter and a brick hotel that was cabled down to keep from blowing away.
I was actually thinking of re-opening the tunnel that is collapsed and now off-limits to get through. No doubt it would be expensive to rehab, hard to maintain, and to get it cleared environmentally would be very long and expensive, but it's an alternate route instead of relying on improving 70.