Point Breeze Cabin is a privately owned hut, booked through 10th Mountain. This hut is relatively easy to get to and also serves as a connection between the 10th Mountain Division Hut, Sangree’s Hut, and Vance’s Cabin. The Point Breeze Cabin also sits just a few hundred yards from the Continental Divide Cabin. There are over fifteen miles of rewarding ski touring and snowshoe trails ranging from beginner to intermediate. Nearby Chicago Ridge and Ski Cooper offer the closest “turns”.
Layout and capacity: Single story cabin sleeps eight (8). Two private bedrooms each sleeping two people and an additional four beds in the common area.
Additional Amenities:Point Breeze Cabin has two Pack ‘N Plays for infants. There is a small solar powered refrigerator, solar lighting, a wood burning heat stove with oven, a three burner propane cook top, and outdoor propane BBQ grill. There is also a Teepee on the property that hut users and kids can explore. You can find photos of it under the "Photos" tab below. Water is obtained from snowmelt and the cabin provides additional water from a cistern / hand pump system. It is recommended you filter the water before drinking.
Hut Location: The Point Breeze Cabin is located at 10,500’ near the top of the Continental Divide in the Rocky Mountains of central Colorado. The distance from the trailhead on Tennessee Pass (Hwy. 24) to the cabin is less than one (1) mile. The closest town is Leadville. [locator map]
Dates Open: Summer: May 25th through Thanksgiving. Winter: Thanksgiving through 30 April
Owned By: privately owned Oven: woodburning Sauna: No Outdoor Fire Ring: No
Outdoor Propane BBQ: Yes
The main winter route into the Point Breeze Cabin follows the Colorado Trail southwest from Tennessee Pass for approximately .5 miles. It then turns off on a well marked side trail that takes you the last .3 miles to the hut.
Winter Trail Access
To hike or bike into the Point Breeze Cabin in the summer you can simply follow the winter ski trail. There is no vehicle access to this hut in the summer.
Summer Trail Access
The Point Breeze Cabin has numerous summertime activities most of which are right outside the front door or just a short drive away.