Hinsdale Haute Route Cross Country Skiing

The 54th most popular XC Ski in Colorado.

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Near Lake City, the Hinsdale Haute Route interconnects three yurts along the Continental Divide roughly following the La Gartia Stock Drive Trail. The hut system is at or above the treeline and can be accessed by cross country skiing through ungroomed terrain.

Overall, Hinsdale Haute Route is the 54th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado.

Hinsdale Haute Route (UT/US)

Hinsdale Haute Route (UT/US)

Hinsdale Haute Route Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  Hinsdale Haute Route Yurts (970) 944-2269; GNF (970) 944-2500; BLM (970) 944-2344; Lake City Visitors (970) 944-2527; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Sportsman Outdoors Ski Rentals (970) 944-2526.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Recommended Map:  "Trail Map For Telluride, Silverton, Ouray" from Trails Illustrated

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Quiet Moose Lodge (970) 944-2415

Luxury Loding:  Rocky Top Lodge (970) 944-2780; Crystal Lodge (970) 944-2201

Breakfast Restaurant:  Tic Toc Diner; Mocha Moose Coffeehouse

Reference Source:  click here http://www.hinsdalehauteroute.org/

Date Published:  12/25/2015

Date Updated:  7/27/2016

ID:  22457

Hinsdale Haute Route Cross Country Skiing Map