Yurts, reminiscent of tents used by nomads on the steppes of Mongolia and Siberia, are round tents on a wooden frame with circular skylights and windows to provide illumination. Never Summer Nordic operates these seven yurts and two huts offering the backcountry enthusiast a secure, secluded shelter.
Each yurt or hut offers:
- A woodstove
- Cooking facilities with a propane cook stove, pots, pans, dishes, and silverware
- A lantern
- An outhouse
Grass Creek Yurt
The Grass Creek yurt is locate amidst of spectacular
mountain scenery in a quiet valley near North Michigan Reservoir and Michigan
River, which sleeps five to seven. It’s an easy ski in and gentle terrain for
Summer: 0.3 miles
Winter: 0.75 miles 120 ft gain
Ruby Jewel Yurt
The Ruby Jewel yurt is nestled in a dense lodgepole forest
near the Ruby Jewel Lake trailhead and sleeps five to seven. Unlimited access
to high alpine bowls and exciting ridges tempt the more skillful
Summer: 4wd or 1.8 miles
Winter: 1.8 miles 670 ft gain
Clark Peak Yurt
Clark Peak Yurt sleeps 9-12 and is located halfway to Ruby
Jewel Lake and sits in a small clearing with a mountain stream nearby and the
south ridge of Clark Peak in view. Great access to high alpine bowls and
Summer: 2wd or 2.0 miles
Winter: 2.0 miles 670 ft gain
North Fork Canadian Yurt
The North Fork Canadian yurt, featuring unsurpassed views of
the Never Summer Mountains, is an ideal base camp for outdoor adventures. North
Fork Canadian sleeps up to seven people.
Summer: 1.1 miles
Winter: 1.1 miles 100 ft gain
Dancing Moose Yurt
Dancing Moose yurt, An impressive view of Clark Peak with
Bull Mountain to explore as your backyard. A short ski in. Sleeps nine to
Summer: Drive in access
Winter: .25 miles
Montgomery Pass Yurts
The Montgomery Pass yurts are located halfway up the west
side of Montgomery Pass. The yurts share a large clearing but are separated by a
strand of trees. Both yurts sleep five to seven.
Summer: 4wd or 1.1 miles Winter: 2.8 miles 620 ft gain
The Lower Montgomery Pass yurt features breathtaking views of Diamond Peak, Nokhu Crags, Mt. Richthofen and Seven Utes.
Upper Montgomery Pass yurt features beautiful views of the Zirkels and the Medicine Bows, recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers.
The Nokhu Hut is located along the Lake Agnes access road
with great views of the Nokhu Crags Mt. Richthofen and Mt. Mahler. The hut
sleeps six to eight.
Summer: 2wd access
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft
Agnes Creek Cabin
Agnes Creek Cabin is located along the Lake Agnes access
road with great views of Diamond Peak. Sleeps six to eight.
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft gain