THE HUTS

FRANCIE’S CABIN

A GREAT HUT FOR BEGINNERS AND FAMILIES.

JANET’S CABIN

A GREAT WINTER HUT FOR MORE ADVANCED BEGINNERS THROUGH SEASONED HUT VISITORS.

SECTION HOUSE

A HISTORIC CABIN, RENOVATED TO ACCOMODATE BACKCOUNTRY USERS.

KEN’S CABIN

A RUSTIC, INTIMATE HUT EXPERIENCE.

ABOUT

Summit Huts Association

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Summit Huts Association is a Colorado 501(c)-3 non-profit organization dedicated to developing and maintaining a system of backcountry cabins accessed by non-motorized trails in Summit County, Colorado. Summit Huts Association manages four backcountry huts in Summit County, Colorado: Janet’s Cabin, Francie’s Cabin, the Section House and Ken’s Cabin.

All are open for winter use from November to May.

Francie’s and Janet’s Cabins are also open for summer use from July to September.

The Section House is operated by the Forest Service as an historic interpretive site open to day visitors in the summer months.

Why Us?

GET OUTSIDE

  • Get outside of your comfort zone and explore the outdoors at one of our easily accessible huts.

THE EXPERIENCE

  • Create meaningful experiences.
  • Attainable.

 COMMUNITY

  • Bringing groups together.
  • Come as strangers, leave as friends.

 AMMENITIES

  • Solar Powered Lights
  • Fully Stocked Kitchens
  • Wood Burning Stoves
  • Sauna (Francie’s + Janet’s)
  • Indoor Toilets (Francie’s + Janet’s)

Get Involved

  • MEMBERSHIP

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    Become a member to reserve Summit Huts three months before the general public for the winter season through participation in the Hut Lottery.

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  • DONATE

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    Summit Huts Association relies heavily upon memberships and donations to maintain and operate our hut system.

  • VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

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    We are a volunteer based organization and we couldn’t do it without you! Help support our unique venues for the backcountry community.

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