Tag Archive: BC Hut

Backcountry Ball – Summit Huts Assoc.

The annual fundraiser for The Summit Huts Association. Includes hearty dinner, silent auction, table trivia, door prizes and more! This BALL means FUN, not FANCY. Casual Dress unless you prefer to dress up!

Aug 15 2014

Weber Hut in Summit County nears approval

Map showing the proposed location for Weber Hut

  It looks like the Summit Huts Association is about to add another hut to their system of backcountry getaways. The proposed new hut will be called Weber Hut since it will be located at the head of Weber Gulch on the north side of Bald Mountain around 11,500′. When the original plan for a …

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Aug 03 2014

Sierra Club to add Ward Hut near Truckee

The area under consideration for Ward Hut.

  The last time the USFS and the Sierra Club agreed to allow man’s footprint to become established far from the road in California was in 1993. At that time the 35-year-old Bradley Hut was being removed because Congress created the Granite Chief Wilderness area and the hut was inside the new boundary. Never mind …

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Sep 12 2011

The Table

It's the first thing you notice when you step inside...

It’s the first thing you notice when you enter Selkirk Lodge, which is odd considering it’s just a table. Sure you’ll spend a fair amount of time at it in the coming week as you log long days of backcountry skiing, but the skiing was the point of the vacation, not the table, right? Later …

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