Tennessee Pass Nordic Center, Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts

Tennessee Pass Nordic Center, Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts

Ski Cooper, Leadville, CO   |   (719) 486-1750   |   Website >

      The Tennessee Pass Cookhouse, Nordic Center, and Sleep Yurts are closed until further notice. Ski and snowshoe trails will be groomed as much as possible, and you are invited to enjoy them at your leisure. All buildings will be closed. Please see our Facebook page for more information.


      The Tennessee Pass Nordic Center, Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts has become one of Colorado’s premier winter and summer destinations, offering the finest in cross-country skiing and mountain biking, exquisite backcountry dining, and the coziest of overnight accommodations with ski-in/hike-in sleep yurts.

      Tennessee Pass Nordic Center

      Overlooking the stunning Sawatch Mountains, our spacious Nordic center is your gateway to all-day winter fun. We’ve got skis, snowshoes, fat bikes, a coffee bar, beer and wine, soups and sandwiches, a toasty woodstove, and a large sunny deck!

      Enjoy over 27 kilometers of set track and wide skate lanes on a groomed trail system that offers ample terrain for every style and ability of skier. From our well-stocked rental program, select classic XC skis, skate skis, fat bikes, or snowshoes. Or sign up for lessons.

      Tennessee Pass Cookhouse

      A mile-long ski, snowshoe, or hike under the stars leads to a warm yurt and a four-course gourmet candlelight dinner. Entrees include Colorado rack of lamb, rainbow trout, grilled elk tenderloin, and oven-roasted pheasant stuffed with wild mushroom and apricot.

      Tennessee Pass Sleep Yurts

      Off-the-grid sleeping yurts are warmed by soapstone woodstoves and down comforters on handcrafted log beds. Breakfast baskets are available. Stays come with a two-day pass to 27 kilometers of groomed trails overlooking the snowcapped Sawatch range. Cross-country skis, skate skis, fat bikes, and snowshoes are available to rent.

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