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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

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
Beano's Cabin There may not be a better place for elk. Get it medium rare and savor it.
42 Avondale Lane, Avon CO — (970) 949-9090
Coyote Cafe The place for the ski patrol and ski school since 1980 so if you want to hang like a local, this is the place to be. -Kelly Liken, Top Chef
210 Plaza Way, Avon CO — (970) 949-5001
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Blue Moose Pizza There is an unpublished lunch special.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, jalapeƱo, 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.
Spring Cafe Organic Food & Juice Bar Huge portions! Love their tempeh reuben and lentil meatball sub!
Northside Coffee & Kitchen So many fun donuts- Oreo, fruity/cocoa pebbles & even bacon!
20 Nottingham Rd, Avon CO — (970) 949-1423
Mi Chola It was okay. Not cheap as is indicated.
411 E Main St, Aspen CO — (970) 618-4960
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.

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