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Built in 1985, Peter Estin Hut was the third publicly funded hut added to the 10th Mountain system. Funds were donated by the Estin family in memory of Peter Estin. If you have used other "standard" 10th Mountain Division Huts, the Peter Estin will look familiar. It stands two stories high with a commodious deck jutting from the front door. Plenty of glass faces the south views of the Elk Range and Williams mountains.

Layout and capacity: 4 single beds downstairs, 2 private bedrooms upstairs with one double bed each, plus 8 beds in a communal sleeping area upstairs. Capacity 16.

Hut Location: Peter Estin Hut is located in a clearing on a timbered saddle just northwest of Charles Peak (12,050 feet), with a clear view of the Elk and Williams mountains to the south. Centered in a vast forested area, the hut provides access to myriad trails, dirt roads, and one alpine ridge.

Nearby Skiing
Prospect Peak and Charles Peak have good skiing very close to the hut.

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Food & Drink

After the Ski Line: Local Favorites

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
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 Everything is good ! Orange chicken is great !!!!
175 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-3050
The East Everything we ordered was excellent Peking duck, udon, pad Thai , all excellent.
Juniper Restaurant Reservations are HIGHLY recommended!
97 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-7001
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Blue Moose Pizza There is an unpublished lunch special.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
Pazzo's Pizza Go for the Azteca! Cilantro, jalapeño, tomato, garlic, pepperoni. Oh my!
82 E Beaver Creek, Avon CO — (970) 949-9900
Nozawa Sushi The sushi is fresh and tastes pretty good!
Gondola Pizza The gondola pizza was out of this world!
240 Chapel Pl. #113, Avon CO — (970) 845-6000
No Se Hagan Bolas Taqueria beef tongue!!
The Columbine Bakery Cakes/tortes are gorgeous and delicious.
Northside Coffee & Kitchen So many fun donuts- Oreo, fruity/cocoa pebbles & even bacon!
20 Nottingham Rd, Avon CO — (970) 949-1423
Route 6 Café & Lounge Worst dining experience in the valley. Dogs walking around in the kitchen. Food came out wrong.waitress essentially blamed us for the wrong order. She brought the check out during our meal.
40801 US-6, Vail CO — (970) 949-6393

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