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Date Thursday  1/30/2014
End Date Saturday  2/1/2014
Group Gore Range
Event Title Hut-to-Hut Ski Tour: Estin to Gates Huts
Start Time 9:00 AM
Status Canceled
Leader Jan Dudley
Member Price Free
Available Participants No tickets left
Type Trip
Trip Type Ski
Pace Moderate
Classification Difficult I
Trail Mileage 18
Elevation Gain 2694
Driving Distance 150


Start at Yeoman Park TH; I-70 Exit 147, Eagle, Brush Creek Rd.

End at Diamond J TH, Fryingpan / Ruedi Reservoir Rd, 26 mi east of Basalt

(Car shuttle reqd.)

For more info Contact

Jan Dudley 719-821-2523


Day 1 (Thur) -After establishing the car shuttle arrangements (TBD), we will begin at the Yeoman Park TH (9,060') and ascend to Peter Estin Hut (11,200') via Ironedge Trail, 4.4 mi, +2,140'/-80' .

Day 2 (Fri) - We will ski from Peter Estin hut (11,200') to Harry Gates Hut (9,700'), 7 mi, +734'/-2180'.

Day 3 (Sat) - We will ski from the Gates hut (9,700') to the Diamond J TH (8,320'), 6.6 mi, +480'/-1880'.

Total trail mileage = 18 mi; Total elev gain/loss = +2694'/-4140'

Food & meal planning on your own with the exception of two dinners in teams of 3 to serve 6 each.  Packing light with essential winter backcountry travel gear and navigation tools will be critical for a safe and enjoyable winter expedition.  We will be sharing the huts with other groups.  Participants must complete 10th Mtn Hut Waiver online at using reservation #141905, trip date 01/30/2014.  (Be sure to complete the email confirmation link from 10th Mtn.) Hut cost for two nights = $69.