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$68

Grouse Creek Yurt

South Central, Colorado, United States


Details

Accommodates: 6

Bedrooms: Studio

Bathrooms: 1


Description

With its striking view across the San Luis Valley to Blanca Peak, the fourth highest 14er in the state of Colorado, and its position just below the ridge that runs north from La Jarosa Peak, the Grouse Creek Yurt is perfectly placed for both inspiring views and unforgettable backcountry explorations. This area of Colorado, at the southeastern end of the San Juan Wilderness by Cumbres Pass, is a cross-country skiers’ paradise for all skill levels, with topography that offers gentle slopes to backcountry bowls -- and plenty of extended touring and telemark terrain. Snowshoers can also enjoy acres of pristine mountain scenery.

 

Open November 1st through May 15th.

Reservations for the winter season can be booked starting August 1st.


Location and Access

Near: Cumbres Pass, CO

Winter: Four mile ski in with 1,000 feet of elevation gain. There is no avalanche danger and the route is clearly marked.


Difficulty: Moderate


Activities

Whether it’s mellow or steep terrain you seek, here you will find plenty of opportunities to enjoy:

Skiing (backcountry, telemark, touring), Snowshoeing


Recommendations

The ridge behind the yurt offers easily accessible open slope turns. Extended ski tours into the South San Juan Wilderness are available for those wishing to add some adventure to their ski trip.


Sleeping arrangements

  • Sleeps six

Two bunk beds. Two additional mattresses are available for sleeping on the floor.


What you need to bring

  • Food

  • Headlamp or flashlight

  • Sleeping bag


Additional amenities

  • Three burner propane stove

  • Pillows

  • Snowmobile Assisted Tours- Contact Cumbres Adventure Tours at 1(719) 376-2161 or 1(866) 768-2131.


Trailhead

The trailhead is on Colorado 17, 6.7 miles north of Cumbres Pass or .7 miles south of La Manga Pass, at the junction with FR 114, the Red Lake Trail Road.

Trail information

The route goes through three open meadows before accessing an old logging road. It gains steadily the rest of the way to the yurt.


Rates

Open 11/1-5/15

Early Season (Nov 1-Dec 15)

$68/night Mon - Thurs

$100/night Fri, Sat, Sun

 

Winter (Dec 16-March 31)

$85/night Mon - Thurs

$125/night Fri, Sat, Sun

 

Spring (April 1- May 15)

$68/night Mon - Thurs

$100/night Fri, Sat, Sun

All Saturday bookings require a two night minimum

A rental tax of 7.3125% will be applied at check out.


Cancellation Policy

Cancellations 30 days or more prior to reserved date may transfer to any available date in the same "season" (winter goes to May 15) for free.

Cancellations made 14 to 30 days prior to the reserved date may be rebooked during the same season for a $25 plus tax surcharge.

Cancellations made less than 14 days prior to reserved date receive no recompense.

No exceptions.

*No dates carry over to other seasons.


Pets
Dogs are not allowed at the yurt.


Amenities

Games

Outhouse

Propane Lanterns

Wood Burning Stove


Rates and Availability

Weeknight Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Min Stay Max Stay
summer closedAug 01 2016 - Oct 31 2016 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Early Season (Nov 1-Dec 15)Nov 01 2016 - Nov 03 2016 $68 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendNov 04 2016 - Nov 06 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early seasonNov 07 2016 - Nov 10 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendNov 11 2016 - Nov 13 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekNov 14 2016 - Nov 17 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendNov 18 2016 - Nov 20 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekNov 21 2016 - Nov 24 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendNov 25 2016 - Nov 27 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekNov 28 2016 - Dec 01 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendDec 02 2016 - Dec 04 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekDec 05 2016 - Dec 08 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekendDec 09 2016 - Dec 11 2016 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
early season weekDec 12 2016 - Dec 15 2016 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Winter (Dec 16-March 31)Dec 16 2016 - Dec 18 2016 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekDec 19 2016 - Dec 22 2016 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendDec 23 2016 - Dec 25 2016 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekDec 26 2016 - Dec 29 2016 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendDec 30 2016 - Jan 01 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekJan 02 2017 - Jan 05 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendJan 06 2017 - Jan 08 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekJan 09 2017 - Jan 12 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendJan 13 2017 - Jan 15 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekJan 16 2017 - Jan 19 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendJan 20 2017 - Jan 22 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekJan 23 2017 - Jan 26 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendJan 27 2017 - Jan 29 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekJan 30 2017 - Feb 02 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendFeb 03 2017 - Feb 05 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekFeb 06 2017 - Feb 09 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendFeb 10 2017 - Feb 12 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekFeb 13 2017 - Feb 16 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendFeb 17 2017 - Feb 19 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekFeb 20 2017 - Feb 23 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendFeb 24 2017 - Feb 26 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekFeb 27 2017 - Mar 02 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendMar 03 2017 - Mar 05 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekMar 06 2017 - Mar 09 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendMar 10 2017 - Mar 12 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekMar 13 2017 - Mar 16 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendMar 17 2017 - Mar 19 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekMar 20 2017 - Mar 23 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekendMar 24 2017 - Mar 26 2017 $125 / night $125 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
winter weekMar 27 2017 - Mar 30 2017 $85 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Spring (April 1- May 15) $68, 100Mar 31 2017 - Apr 02 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekApr 03 2017 - Apr 06 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendApr 07 2017 - Apr 09 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekApr 10 2017 - Apr 13 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendApr 14 2017 - Apr 16 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekApr 17 2017 - Apr 20 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendApr 21 2017 - Apr 23 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekApr 24 2017 - Apr 27 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendApr 28 2017 - Apr 30 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekMay 01 2017 - May 04 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendMay 05 2017 - May 07 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekMay 08 2017 - May 11 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendMay 12 2017 - May 14 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekMay 15 2017 - May 18 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendMay 19 2017 - May 21 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekMay 22 2017 - May 25 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekendMay 26 2017 - May 28 2017 $100 / night $100 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A
spring weekMay 29 2017 - May 31 2017 $68 / night N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A