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Mark Hyams
(markhyams) - F
resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 12/26/2010 20:06:48 MST Print View

My wife and I are thinking of doing a section of the CDT (Cumbres Pass to Silverton), and want to resupply at Wolf Creek Pass without hitching into Pagosa Springs. Is it possible? Is there is a place there to leave/mail a food box? I noticed there is a lodge at Wolf Creek, but is it open in the summer? We are talking about August 2011. Thanks for your help!

Mark

Greg Mihalik
(greg23) - M

Locale: Colorado
Re: resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 12/26/2010 21:55:41 MST Print View

Nothing there except the Lodge, a mile+ down the east side.

Call them. I'm sure someone is working through the summer months.

Bob Bankhead
(wandering_bob) - MLife

Locale: Oregon, USA
resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 12/26/2010 23:23:31 MST Print View

And please post any response and/or outcome here, including contact info for whatever lodge this is. Others are planning something similar. Thanks.

Bob Gross
(--B.G.--) - F

Locale: Silicon Valley
Re: resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 12/26/2010 23:43:34 MST Print View

Are you looking for the Boot Jack Ranch, which is south of the pass, or the ski lodge, east of the pass?

--B.G.--

Edited by --B.G.-- on 12/27/2010 00:46:17 MST.

Bob Bankhead
(wandering_bob) - MLife

Locale: Oregon, USA
resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 12/28/2010 15:36:13 MST Print View

The Boot Jack Ranch is a private residence, recently purchased for $43 MM by some Texas billionaire.

Edited by wandering_bob on 12/29/2010 00:03:51 MST.

Bob Bankhead
(wandering_bob) - MLife

Locale: Oregon, USA
resupply at Wolf Creek Pass, CO on 01/31/2011 16:23:55 MST Print View

I emailed the Wolf Creek Ski Area and inquired about their status in the summer and any possible resupply. Looks like a long hitch into Pagosa Springs or South Fork.

Alternatively, hikers can rent a car in Durango, drive the 87 miles to Wolf Creek Pass and dig in a cache for yourselves. Ditto at Cumbres Pass. Then go back to Durango, turn in the car, and in your case, take the scenic railroad all the way to Silverton, hitch up to the trail and go south.

Others could take the scenic railroad up to the Elk Creek stop, hike the 9 miles up to the CDT, and head south.

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Hi Bob,

Sorry, we shut it down up here in the Summer.

Sincerely,

Jamie Heirtzler
Marketing
Wolf Creek Ski Area
P.O. Box 2800
Pagosa Springs, CO 81147
(970) 264-5639
Fax: (970) 264-5732
www.wolfcreekski.com



On Jan 31, 2011, at 1:25 PM, Bob Bankhead wrote:


Is the lodge open or manned after April?

Hikers on the Continental Divide Trail would dearly love to have a place to send resupply boxes, which could be held for a fee. It would save us the long hitch into Pagosa Springs or South Fork.



Bob Bankhead