Dolores Point | Utah Back Country Pilots Association

Dolores Point

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Airstrip Info

Frequency 122.90
Elevation 7154 ft
Lat/Long 38.7019, -109.0434
38° 42.1152' , -109° 2.6022'
Runway 14/32 3300 ft x 40 ft
Dirt/Grass
Rwy 14 Uphill 1.7%
Ownership BLM

Weather

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Be Aware of Canyon winds and density altitude. Runway 14 has a 1.7% uphill grade and several uneven “humps”. Use caution, the southern 3rd of the runway has a rut developing (several inches wide and deep by 80ft long) in the center of the runway (see picture). Parking area contains old mining debris, park with caution. No water or facilities near the airstrip.

Marc Lassaux
3 weeks ago in a ICP Savannah S with 8.00-6 tires

In good shape and a fantastic area. As others have noted, the eastern side of the runway is a bit rougher due to some drainage particularly toward the top. Regardless it is not significant.

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Eric Berg
1 month ago in a C182 with 8.00/ 8.50 tires

Great shape! A couple ruts on the north end, east side, easily avoided.

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geo. keyes, jr.
1 month ago in a Zenith CH750 with 21" tires

surprisingly, absolutely smooth with an undulating uphill landing to the south... throttle up to an amazing view on a wide flat top.

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Scott Conner
7 months ago in a Cessna 182 with 8.50 mains 8.00 nose tires

Surface slightly damp after rains on 5/3/21 but no mud. There are some small ruts from ATV’s and vehicles but very doable with 8.50 mains. Camping and parking areas are in great shape.

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Randy Owen
1 year ago in a Zenith 701 with 800x6 tires

Dolores Point is in the best condition I’ve seen it. Very smooth.

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Camping at Dolores Point

Added by Wendy Lessig 11 months ago

There is a nice camping area at the top end of the Dolores Point airstrip, large enough for several aircraft at a time. Short walk to the canyon rim and spectacular overlook.

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