Francie’s Cabin

Located south of Breckenridge, great hut for beginners and families.

Capacity

20 PEOPLE

Availability

SUMMER | JULY-SEPTEMBER
WINTER | NOVEMBER – MAY

Accessibility

POPULAR WITH FAMILIES AND BEGINNERS DUE TO THE RELATIVE EASE OF ACCESS

Terrain

ALL LEVELS

Francie’s Cabin is the most popular hut in Colorado.

Francie’s Cabin, built in 1994, is located south of Breckenridge, Colorado in the popular Crystal Lakes drainage. The cabin is named for Frances Lockwood Bailey, a former resident of Breckenridge who died in a tragic plane crash in 1989.

Since opening to guests, Francie’s Cabin has become to most visited hut in Colorado. Herb’s Sauna at Francie’s Cabin was built in memory of Francie’s brother Herb Lockwood, who wrote his college thesis on the geology of the Crystal Lakes Basin.

**Due to popularity and relatively easy access of Francie’s, please remember that our huts are not for day use. Please respecting the privacy of registered hut guests while traveling in the backcountry near the huts.

Ammenities

Wood burning stove for heat, solar powered lights, indoor composting toilet, sauna, beds and pillows, and fully equipped kitchen. There is no cooking oven.

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Kitchen

Fully Stocked Kitchen

Sauna

Wood Burning Sauna

Lights

Solar Powered Lights

4 miles south of Breckenridge,
in the Crystal Lakes Basin

MAKE A RESERVATION

$38 Per Person/Per Night
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PHOTO GALLERY

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TRAILHEAD INFORMATION

Spruce  Creek | Total Mileage: 1.7
Burro Trail | Total Mileage: 4.7

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