Hut approaches are in stellar condition
Date posted: 2011/12/12
Wondering what the snow conditions are like up high in the Sneffels Range? The double track road approaches to the huts are snow packed and fast, making simply the journey to the huts an athletic and visual experience—taking in the Mount Sneffels Range views from these approaches are unbeatable. A true San Juan Mountains experience. Once you’ve reached the hut, explore the terrain surrounding. We have route descriptions and GPS coordinates for surrounding tours.
Mount Sneffels seen from the road into the Blue Lakes Hut
But, as always, be prepared for early season dangers like hidden obstacles and unstable snowpack. And, as always, be backcountry aware and prepared for winter travel.
Willow Swamp & Mount Sneffels Range on Route to Blue Lakes Hut