Ben Eiseman Hut
Submitted By: Dobish on January 20, 2010
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Chute. The top is about 45 degrees steep or so and mellows to around 40 degrees. The descent skis you down to a beautiful alpine lake with gorgeous views to the east. There is some variability to the different lines so pick one that your comfortable with and go for it[more]
This is a hut just north of Vail, about 7 miles. The hut sleeps 18, and is wonderful on the inside. The ski terrain is spectacular right out of the front door, and you can do anything from 450' to 1200' descents
How to Get There
There are two ways by which to access the hut, Red Sandstone Road, or the Spraddle Creek Trail. The road is accessible to snowmobiles, whereas the trail is a hiking trail. The road is 8 miles versus the 6 mile trail with great scenery.