Harry Gates Hut

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Built in 1986, Harry Gates Hut was the fourth structure added to the 10th Mountain system. It is the largest of the 10th Mountain owned huts, with two floors that can sleeps 16. Gates Hut windows look out on both western sunsets and the eastern Avalanche Ridge.

At only 9,700 feet, this is the lowest hut, and might be a good option for those traveling from sea level or who generally don't do well with altitude.

Layout and capacity: 6 single beds downstairs, 2 private bedrooms upstairs with one double bed each, plus 6 beds in a communal sleeping area upstairs. Capacity 16.

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After the Ski Line: Local Favorites

E-town Amazing chili lime wings, a no-brainer to get here!
295 Main St, Edwards CO — (970) 926-4080
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
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!
Woody Creek Tavern “In the little downtime editors have in Aspen, F&W’s Pam Kaufman bikes here along the gorgeous Rio Grande Trail. She loves the nachos—the ones topped with faux chorizo are improbably delicious.”
Blue Moose Pizza There is an unpublished lunch special.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, jalapeño, 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.
Spring Cafe Organic Food & Juice Bar Great vegan food ... breakfast bagel is sublime
Northside Coffee & Kitchen So many fun donuts- Oreo, fruity/cocoa pebbles & even bacon!
20 Nottingham Rd, Avon CO — (970) 949-1423
Kenichi Try the Dynamite Shrimp - One of my all time favorite dishes.
533 E Hopkins Ave, Aspen CO — (970) 920-2212
Grateful Deli Definitely get the Garcia!
Poppycocks GETTING A SOUVENIR SHIRT IS A MUST
665 W. Cooper Ave, Aspen CO — (970) 925-1245
Pyramid Bistro The best vegan meal we've had in CO. So perfectly done, from apps to dessert. Romantic and quiet, tucked above a bookstore. Loved it all.
Ellina Will is the best bartender in town.
430 E Hyman Ave, Aspen CO — (970) 925-2976

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