Skiing Second Creek - The Broome Hut

February 24, 2015  •  Leave a Comment

A friend of mine and I have made several trips this winter up to the Second Creek basin and the new Broome Hut. It's a wonderful trip, only about a mile long and 800 vertical feet, but great open skiing on the trip down, and a warm place for lunch.

Approaching the Broome HutApproaching the Broome Hut


The Broome Hut sits at 11,300 feet, a marvel of engineering and comfort in the alpine tundra.

Broome Hut - Looking EastBroome Hut - Looking East


The Hut has a day use room for folks to use as a lunch stop and refuge from the cold and wind.


The main part of the Hut is reservations only, booked through the Grand Huts Association:


The views from the area are fantastic.

Divide View- Picnic TableDivide View- Picnic Table

Winter MoodWinter Mood


But the best part of a trip to the Broome Hut is the ski down, through glades of evergreens and powder.

Skiing Down - Back in the TreesSkiing Down - Back in the Trees

Skiing down - Winter DesertSkiing down - Winter Desert


For more on the area and the Hut, visit my two other posts:

Broome Hut - Looking WestBroome Hut - Looking West

James and Parry PeakJames and Parry Peak




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