||Hut-to-Hut Ski Tour: Estin to Gates Huts
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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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 http://www.huts.org/Reservations/waiversandinfo.html 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.