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Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road conditions

Postby Scott P » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:18 am

I have a reservation for Polar Star (10th Mtn Division Hut) this weekend, but it appears that a significant snowstorm is headed in.

Does anyone know how often the Fulford Road/Yeoman Park road is plowed? I wouldn't want to get stuck for a week or anything (I'll be taking my Pathfinder with tire chains). I'm worried about driving only as we can snowshoe fine when it's snowing.
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Re: Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road condition

Postby Rock-a-Fella » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:33 am

Scott,
You should be good. To begin at the end you could call CDOT Eagle (970-328-6344) but I have never "NOT" been able to get in or out of
the parking area. Additionally, I have never seen the Fulford residential snowmobiles parked below Yeoman Park suggesting that someone
keep the road clear enough.
Avy conditions changing on all aspects. Stay safe out there

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Re: Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road condition

Postby Scott P » Tue Mar 05, 2013 8:46 am

Thanks for the info!
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Re: Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road condition

Postby dannymiller15 » Wed Mar 06, 2013 9:31 pm

Scott,
Just fyi, We were there last week, however we came in via the West Lake Creek trailhead - not Yeoman Park. However, there were others at the hut that were getting in/out via Yeomen Park - even after the previous snow.

The skiing on the west facing aspects of New York mountain was very good. Snow was stable and it's relatively low angle. You should still see some snow pits. We had a full moon so did some skiing by moonlight - what a blast!

It's a great hut - Have fun - be safe.

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Re: Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road condition

Postby Elliot » Thu Mar 07, 2013 10:16 am

Hopefully this storm produces! I will be nearby at one of the yurts this sat and sun, see yall on the skin track!

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Re: Polar Star Inn, Fulford Road, Yeoman Park road condition

Postby Scott P » Thu Mar 07, 2013 12:11 pm

I will be nearby at one of the yurts this sat and sun, see yall on the skin track!


You should see us up there. Hopefully not for the week.

However, there were others at the hut that were getting in/out via Yeomen Park - even after the previous snow.


Thanks for the info.

Hopefully this storm produces!


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