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Driving Conditions in Telluride in mid-October

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Driving Conditions in Telluride in mid-October

Take a road trip from Phoenix to Telluride in mid October. Curious about driving conditions along this route, and in town. I have a choice of a rear-wheel drive sedan (comfortable road trip car), or small front-wheel drive SUV (not as comfortable).

Concerned about traction issues with the rear-wheel drive. Can I get away with it at this time of year, or is it likely I'm going to hit some light snow where the SUV is safer?

Thoughts?

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1. Re: Driving Conditions in Telluride in mid-October

You can never tell when there might be some snow at higher elevations. However, in Oct it does not last long and would most likely be a very small amount. I say take the comfortable car.

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2. Re: Driving Conditions in Telluride in mid-October

Do not expect snowy roads anywhere in the valleys.

3. Re: Driving Conditions in Telluride in mid-October

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