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Date Sunday  1/12/2020
End Date Tuesday  1/14/2020
Group Denver
Event Title Sisters Cabin 11,445'* snowshoe XC SKI
Start Time 7:15 AM
Status Complete
Leader Suzy Allexan
Member Price Free
Available Participants Full- Join Waitlist
Type Trip
Trip Type Snowshoe
Pace Casual
Classification Easy B
Trail Mileage 4
Elevation Gain 1328
Driving Distance 150

Location

This trip is on your own or you can choose to join Linda Jagger's group of 5 (Suzy is unable to attend). Sign up and this has all the info you need for a successful trip.  The cost of lodging is $110 for both nights per person. Trail mileage is one way not RT.

Perched at the edge of a high meadow on the slopes of Bald Mountain, just outside Breckenridge, the Sisters Cabin is the newest addition to the Summit Huts Association. Completed in 2018, the beautifully built Sisters Cabin sits at 11,445 feet and has stunning views of the Ten Mile Range.

Travel time from Wooly Mammoth to TH is approximately 1.75 hours. Meet at Wooly Mammoth at 7:15 am for a leave time of 7:30.

HUT AMENITIES: Sisters Cabin sleeps 14 people, divided among 3 rooms. All the bedrooms are upstairs. There are no double sleeping accommodations. The hut is booked to capacity and may be occupied by more than one group. Overflow camping around the huts is not permitted. Sisters Cabin is equipped with propane cooktops, wood burning heat stove, firewood, cooking/eating utensils, mattresses and pillows, solar-powered lighting, indoor composting toilets, a wood burning sauna, toilet paper, paper towels, and cleaning supplies

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



For more info Contact

Suzy Allexan 303-330-4750 or suzanneallexan@gmail.com



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Notes

Directions to FRENCH GULCH TRAILHEAD From I-70:
Take Hwy 9 South to Breckenridge. At the intersection of Hwy 9 and CR 450 (Huron Rd) turn LEFT at the stoplight.  Continue on CR 450 (Huron Rd) for 0.36 mile, bear RIGHT at fork onto Reiling Rd (CR 460). Continue on Reiling Rd for 0.72 mile to STOP sign at the intersection of Wellington/French Gulch Rd.
Turn LEFT onto French Gulch Rd (CR 2). Continue on French Gulch Rd 2.86 miles to end of snow plowing.
Continue 250’ past day use parking to Sisters Cabin Parking Lot (Permit required) on uphill left. 4wd and good snow tires recommended. DO NOT park in day use area.

FROM THE FRENCH GULCH TRAILHEAD to Sister's Cabin:
From the Sister’s Cabin Parking Lot take a RIGHT and head downhill approx. 20yds to French
Gulch Road.  Pass through gate on French Gulch Road. Turn RIGHT and go down to Sallie Barber
Road.  SALLIE BARBER ROAD 1.2 miles STEEP CLIMB.  Turn LEFT at Sallie Barber Mine and follow the blue diamonds up into the woods (“Nightmare on Baldy”) (signposts may not be visible depending on snow).
Follow the marked trail for 1.3 miles past the intersection with mine road (“True
Romance”). Continue up the trail (“Nightmare on Baldy”) for approx. 0.7 mile until next
intersection (“Hannah’s Way”).  Take a LEFT at this intersection and continue 0.8 mile to Sisters Cabin.
BLUE DIAMONDS mark the trail to Sisters Cabin

*This is a Bobcat trip. The Bobcats mission is to ensure a variety of challenging CMC trips, especially “B Difficult” and “C” hikes and Difficult Snowshoes, for our mostly age-50+ constituents. Although we have members, our trips are non-exclusive. We welcome all CMC members to sign up for any Bobcats trip regardless of age or Bobcats membership. To join our mailing list, write or call CMC Membership Services at: office@cmc.org or (303) 279-3080.