State Forest State Park

Yurts at State Forest

Yurts, reminiscent of tents used by nomads on the steppes of Mongolia and Siberia, are round tents on a wooden frame with circular skylights and windows to provide illumination. Never Summer Nordic operates these seven yurts and two huts offering the backcountry enthusiast a secure, secluded shelter.

Yurts at State Forest

Each yurt or hut offers:

A woodstove
Beds
Cooking facilities with a propane cook stove, pots, pans, dishes, and silverware
A lantern
An outhouse
The Grass Creek yurt is locate amidst of spectacular mountain scenery in a quiet valley near North Michigan Reservoir and Michigan River, which sleeps five to seven. It?s an easy ski in and gentle terrain for beginners.
Summer: 0.3 miles
Winter: 0.75 miles 120 ft gain

The Ruby Jewel yurt is nestled in a dense lodgepole forest near the Ruby Jewel Lake trailhead and sleeps five to seven. Unlimited access to high alpine bowls and exciting ridges tempt the more skillful skiers.
Summer: 4wd or 1.8 miles
Winter: 1.8 miles 670 ft gain

Clark Peak Yurt sleeps 9-12 and is located halfway to Ruby Jewel Lake and sits in a small clearing with a mountain stream nearby and the south ridge of Clark Peak in view.
Great access to high alpine bowls and ridges.
Summer: 2wd or 2.0 miles
Winter: 2.0 miles 670 ft gain

The North Fork Canadian yurt, featuring unsurpassed views of the Never Summer Mountains, is an ideal base camp for outdoor adventures. North Fork Canadian sleeps up to seven people
Summer: 1.1 miles
Winter: 1.1 miles 100 ft gain

Dancing Moose yurt, An impressive view of Clark Peak with Bull Mountain to explore as your backyard. A short ski in. Sleeps nine to 12.
Summer: Drive in access
Winter: .25 miles

The Montgomery Pass yurts are located halfway up the west side of Montgomery Pass. The yurts share a large clearing but are separated by a strand of trees. Both yurts sleep five to seven.

The Lower Montgomery Pass yurt features breathtaking views of Diamond Peak, Nokhu Crags, Mt. Richthofen and Seven Utes.

Upper Montgomery Pass yurt features beautiful views of the Zirkels and the Medicine Bows, recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers.
Summer: 4wd or 1.1 miles
Winter: 2.8 miles 620 ft gain

The Nokhu Hut is located along the Lake Agnes access road with great views of the Nokhu Crags Mt. Richthofen and Mt. Mahler. The hut sleeps six to eight.
Summer: 2wd access
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft gain

Agnes Creek Cabin is located along the Lake Agnes access road with great views of Diamond Peak. Sleeps six to eight.
Summer: 2wd access
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft gain

Yurt and Hut Fees
Seven yurts and two huts range from $60 ? 110 per night. For questions, availability or reservations visit www.neversummernordic.com or call (970) 723-4070.

Directions

General
Take Colorado 14 west from Fort Collins for 75 miles across Cameron Pass.

Yurts at State Forest

Each yurt or hut offers:

A woodstove
Beds
Cooking facilities with a propane cook stove, pots, pans, dishes, and silverware
A lantern
An outhouse
The Grass Creek yurt is locate amidst of spectacular mountain scenery in a quiet valley near North Michigan Reservoir and Michigan River, which sleeps five to seven. It?s an easy ski in and gentle terrain for beginners.
Summer: 0.3 miles
Winter: 0.75 miles 120 ft gain

The Ruby Jewel yurt is nestled in a dense lodgepole forest near the Ruby Jewel Lake trailhead and sleeps five to seven. Unlimited access to high alpine bowls and exciting ridges tempt the more skillful skiers.
Summer: 4wd or 1.8 miles
Winter: 1.8 miles 670 ft gain

Clark Peak Yurt sleeps 9-12 and is located halfway to Ruby Jewel Lake and sits in a small clearing with a mountain stream nearby and the south ridge of Clark Peak in view.
Great access to high alpine bowls and ridges.
Summer: 2wd or 2.0 miles
Winter: 2.0 miles 670 ft gain

The North Fork Canadian yurt, featuring unsurpassed views of the Never Summer Mountains, is an ideal base camp for outdoor adventures. North Fork Canadian sleeps up to seven people
Summer: 1.1 miles
Winter: 1.1 miles 100 ft gain

Dancing Moose yurt, An impressive view of Clark Peak with Bull Mountain to explore as your backyard. A short ski in. Sleeps nine to 12.
Summer: Drive in access
Winter: .25 miles

The Montgomery Pass yurts are located halfway up the west side of Montgomery Pass. The yurts share a large clearing but are separated by a strand of trees. Both yurts sleep five to seven.

The Lower Montgomery Pass yurt features breathtaking views of Diamond Peak, Nokhu Crags, Mt. Richthofen and Seven Utes.

Upper Montgomery Pass yurt features beautiful views of the Zirkels and the Medicine Bows, recommended for intermediate and advanced skiers.
Summer: 4wd or 1.1 miles
Winter: 2.8 miles 620 ft gain

The Nokhu Hut is located along the Lake Agnes access road with great views of the Nokhu Crags Mt. Richthofen and Mt. Mahler. The hut sleeps six to eight.
Summer: 2wd access
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft gain

Agnes Creek Cabin is located along the Lake Agnes access road with great views of Diamond Peak. Sleeps six to eight.
Summer: 2wd access
Winter: 1.7 miles 540 ft gain

Yurt and Hut Fees
Seven yurts and two huts range from $60 ? 110 per night. For questions, availability or reservations visit www.neversummernordic.com or call (970) 723-4070.