Winter Routes to the 10th Mountain Division Hut
(10th Mtn Hut to Crane Park TH)
(Tennessee Pass to 10th Mountain Hut Trail)
Tennesse Pass Trailhead (Drive I-70 5 miles W from Vail Resorts or 55 miles E from Glenwood Springs to the Minturn exit (Exit 171). Follow Hwy 24 for approximately 22.5 miles to the well-signed Tennessee Pass. Parking is obvious on the west side of the road opposite the turnoff to Ski Cooper. If you're coming from the south (Leadville), travel 8.9 miles north from the junction of of Hwy 24 and 91 to Tennessee Pass. IMPORTANT: Please note that there are 2 trailheads that exit the Tennessee Pass parking lot - make sure your group takes the correct trail! To get to the Continental Divide Cabin, Point Breeze Cabin, as well as the 10th Mountain Division Hut from the Tennessee Pass parking lot, you will begin your hike/ski by exiting the lot in a south-westerly direction. Use the trailhead located just to your left as you entered the parking lot, NOT the trailhead located close to the bathrooms.)
Crane Park Trailhead (Crane Park Trailhead : From the top of Tennessee Pass go south on Hwy 24 1.6 miles and turn right (west) off the highway onto a dirt road. There is a sign mounted on an antique road-grader for Webster's Sand and Gravel. The most reliable and secure parking is in an obvious area within sight of the main road. To reach the Crane Park Trailhead from Leadville, follow the directions for Tennessee Pass Trailhead from Leadville via Hwy 24. About 7.3 miles from the junction of Hwy 24 and 91 at the north end of Leadville take a left onto the aforementioned road with the sign for Webster's Sand and Gravel.)
3.07mi to 10th Mountain Div Hut (1.3mi to Crane Park 2.64mi to Tennessee Pass 7.15mi to Uncle Bud's )
1.72mi to 10th Mountain Div Hut (3.99mi to Tennessee Pass TH)