Janet’s Cabin

A great winter hut for more advanced beginners through seasoned hut visitors and a unique summer experience just off of the Colorado Trail..

Capacity

20 WINTER
14 SUMMER

Availability

SUMMER | JULY-SEPTEMBER
WINTER | NOVEMBER – MAY

Accessibility

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

Terrain

A VARIETY OF TERRAIN RANGING FROM LOW ANGLE TO STEEP TREE SKIING

Janet’s is a unique option in the summer as it is accessible only by foot or bike, providing a quiet and remote experience.

Built in 1990, Janet’s Cabin is the first hut in the Summit Huts system. Named for Janet Boyd Tyler, an avid skier and long-time resident of nearby Vail who died of cancer in 1988, Janet’s Cabin is located in the roadless Guller Gulch between Copper Mountain Resort and Vail Pass.

Due to it’s location, helicopters were required to to build the cabin and continue to re-supply the hut with firewood and maintenance equipment each season.

Janet’s lifetime season ski pass to Vail Mountain is buried in the foundation.

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

Between Copper Mountain and Vail Pass

MAKE A RESERVATION

$38 Per Person/Per Night
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TRAILHEAD INFORMATION

Union Creek | Total Mileage: 5.5
Vail Pass | Total Mileage: 5.4 (more difficult route)

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