Polar Star Inn

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Polar Star Inn is a privately owned backcountry lodge, booked by 10th Mountain. (Another nearby structure, Carl's Cabin, is part of Polar Star but booked separately). Polar Star Inn is a tall-standing structure with a big deck that looks west over the Colorado Plateau: a sunset watcher's paradise. There are five private bedrooms and running water (summer only) that makes kitchen work a snap. The Inn was built in 1987.

Layout and capacity: Downstairs: 1 bedroom with single bunk bed Upstairs: several semi-private bedrooms and a communal sleeping area. Capacity 17.

Additional Amenities: The Polar Star Inn has running water from a spring-fed cistern during the summer and there is a propane grill out on the deck year-round. There was once a sauna, but it burned down years ago.

Nearby Skiing: There's some fairly good, but easy and short tree skiing on The Polar Line of the lower slopes of New York Mountain. In good weather and conditions, the summit of New York Mountain Climb is a good tour, with great views as you might expect.

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Food & Drink

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Smiling Moose Rocky Mountain Deli Must have: The Mighty Mo!
Cafe 163 Ate here 3 days in a row....breakfast and lunch. All food options were very good. I'll eat here every time I'm in Edwards.
Larkburger 2 little larks are a lot more fun than one larkburger
E-town Amazing chili lime wings, a no-brainer to get here!
295 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-4080
Old Forge Pizza Company Really enjoyed the gluten free pizza! Had a Hawaiian and it was DElish!
Local Joes pizza Get the gnar!! It's da' bomb!! Also local brew by Crazy mountain brewing company...love LOVE the "mountain living!"
280 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-4444
Henry's Chinese Cafe The food is good but very Americanized. Not very authentic food to China or Asia. The food is pretty good and they offer take out too!
175 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-3050
The East Everything we ordered was excellent Peking duck, udon, pad Thai , all excellent.
Juniper Restaurant Very popular among locals, make reservation in advance!
97 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-7001
Main Street Grill Love the Main Street Burger! Cooked amazing and all around tasty! Yum!
97 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-2729
Rimini Gelato I think I went here every day while on my trip. Love their hot chocolate, gelato, cookies and sandwiches (breakfast and savory). Super nice people too!
Blue Moose Pizza There is an unpublished lunch special. Drink & a slice of pie for a bargain.
76 Avondale Ln, Avon CO — (970) 845-8666
The Dusty Boot Steakhouse and Saloon Skip this joint, $7 each for side salid and chips and salsa. Far under par to "boot"... Two thumbs down.
Agave $1.50 tacos on Tuesday , chicken or beef , hardshell only
Avon Bakery and Deli Best hangover breakfast sandwiches :)
25 Hurd Lane, Avon CO — (970) 949-3354
Gondola Pizza The gondola pizza was out of this world!
240 Chapel Pl. #113, Avon CO — (970) 845-6000
Nozawa Sushi The sushi is fresh and tastes pretty good!
Pazzo's Pizza Go for the Azteca! Cilantro, jalapeƱo, tomato, garlic, pepperoni. Oh my!
82 E Beaver Creek, Avon CO — (970) 949-9900
No Se Hagan Bolas Taqueria beef tongue!!
The Columbine Bakery Cakes/tortes are gorgeous and delicious.

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Edwards, CO
1.8 mi 2.9 km Edwards, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km
#2 Newcomer Spring
Edwards, CO
3.8 mi 6.1 km Edwards, CO
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#3 Meadow Approach
Edwards, CO
0.7 mi 1.2 km Edwards, CO
0.8 mi 1.4 km
#4 NYM Approach
Edwards, CO
0.8 mi 1.4 km Edwards, CO
Edwards, CO
6.0 mi 9.6 km Edwards, CO

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