Planning for a Fifth Hut for the Summit Hut AssociationPosted by Andrew Biggin on
Backcountry skiers are one step closer to having a fifth hut added to the Summit Hut Association. On July 28th, the U.S. Forest Service (USFS) released an environmental assessment of the Weber Hut, which according to the associations’ director, Mike Zobbe, has been in the works for over eight years.
Weber’s Hut received its name because it is located in Weber Gulch, on the north side of Baldy Mountain. It will sit at about 11,500 feet above sea level. It will join the other four huts in the Summit Hut Association- Section House and Ken’s Cabin along Boreas Pass, Janet’s Cabin near Copper Mountain, and Francie’s Cabin just south of Breckenridge. Weber Hut was part of the original master plan with the USFS for the Summit Huts Association, back in…
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