Tennessee Pass Nordic Center, Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts

Tennessee Pass Nordic Center, Cookhouse & Sleep Yurts

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

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      • Dinner Thursday-Sunday nights at 6 p.m., by reservation only. Private events are available.
      • Happy Hour every Saturday from 2-4:30 p.m. Enjoy a one-mile hike to the Cookhouse for outdoor cocktails and appetizers. Open house, no reservation needed.
      • Brunch every Sunday at 11 a.m., by reservation only.

      Sleep Yurts are open daily, depending on availability.

      Nordic Center is open Daily from 9 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.  No reservations needed.  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.

      Play it safe for a winter adventure you’ll treasure!  Colorado Backcountry Winter Safety: Know Before You Go.

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