YES - WE ARE OPEN* DURING COVID-19 AND ARE TAKING MEASURES TO STAY OPEN.
ARE YOU STAYING WITH US IN THE NEXT 60 DAYS? Read about COVID-19 and latest updates (Last UPDATED 10.18.20, 9PM MST).
WE WERE GREEN LIGHTED TO REOPEN ALL UNITS FRIDAY, MAY 22ND, 2020. THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONTINUED PATIENCE AND SUPPORT DURING THIS TIME. PLEASE READ BELOW FOR ALL UPDATES THAT EFFECT YOUR STAY IN ORDER FOR US TO STAY OPEN.
We need your help to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus here at the Yurts!
Effective Immediately, we are asking our guests with upcoming reservations to help us by doing the following.
Bring a roll of toilet paper per guest and a roll of paper towels for party. We will continue to do our best to provide additional but stores are running out and it is harder for us to purchase in bulk.
Bring your own sponges, dish cloths, pillows, pillow cases, and bedding*. We will continue to provide these items at no charge here in the office for pick up but will be pulling them from all units starting Monday, March 14th in efforts to limit usage and disinfect after each use. *Bedding will continue to be rented from office and cleaned after each use.
Bring your own alcohol based hand sanitizer and lysol spray. We have never provided either of these but encourage each party to bring their own.
NEW -EFFECTIVE IMMEDIATELY our store/office is OPEN with shortened hours. We do a yurt journal on the deck table for customers to leave notes and we will have someone onsite to check it. We also will continue servicing the yurts to the best of our abilities. We are spraying the yurts this week in efforts to help disinfect after each guest. The yurts and rentals will remain open during this time.
NEW - The Moose Visitor Center is also OPEN to the public. This is important that our yurt customers bring cash/check for the daily Parks pass ($9/car/night) and will be subject to use the self serve stations UNLESS BOOTH OR VISITORS CENTER IS OPEN. Call 970.723.8366 to speak to their office.
**Rebooks and Rescheduling**
If you or someone in your party has had contact with, or you yourself have, the Coronavirus, have symptoms of, or think you may get the Coronavirus (COVID-19), or have concerns while traveling, please do not hesitate to reach out by email (email@example.com) to reschedule your reservation for a complimentary 100% credit for up to a year to rebook. We would much rather you be safe than sorry. Thank you for your cooperation in aiding us to prevent any spreading of this virus. Please let us know in advance for a cancellation for an upcoming stay. Retroactive cancellations will not be subject to complimentary rebooking.
ARE YOU STAYING WITH US IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS? Read about the Cameron Peak Fire and latest updates (Last UPDATED 10.18.20, 9PM MST). Full updates on the fire can be viewed here, https://inciweb.nwcg.gov/incident/6964/
Thank you to the many of you who have been asking about us and our business. We are doing ok and are here onsite. But I wanted to give you the latest update. Highway 14 shows closed from Rustic to Walden via CDOT. This is true but you can access 14 between Walden and here as we are still open as "local traffic". The official closure is not until mile marker 61 at the 7 Utes Trailhead near Cameron Pass. We are at mile marker 53/54 for County Road 41.
**WY Hwy 230/ CO Hwy 127 from Laramie to Walden is now OPEN. Hwy 125 from Granby to Rand is CLOSED. Please check CDOT for daily updates as road closures may change. https://www.cotrip.org/home.htm
We have closed Nokhu Hut, Agnes Creek Cabin through NOVEMBER 1ST, 2020 and this may be extended. If you have a reservation with us, you should have received an email from to discuss potential reschedules. We are only working with reservations through this date at this time. You may call our office for latest updates at 970.723.4070.
Another sad but important update: The fire crews are assessing Nokhu Hut and Agnes Creek Cabin in order to build a defensible line around them in the event the fire reaches our beloved huts. This may impact their look but rest assured that the firefighters will do what they can to protect the units. The fire has not reached them yet but precautions are necessary in order to be prepared.
State Parks Update (AS OF OCTOBER 18, 2020) - 970.723.8366 MOOSE VISITOR CENTER:
CDOT closure highway 14 at MM 61, also closed highway 14 at Rustic. Only authorized personnel allowed in.
State Forest State Park Closures:
- Crags Campground
- Lake Agnes
- American Lakes
- Michigan Ditch
- Bockman Road just pass Montgomery Pass Road
- Primitive Sites 406,407,408,410,411,412,413,414,415,416,402,403
- Seven Utes Trail
State Forest State Park Currently Opened:
- Montgomery Pass Road
- Ranger Lakes
- North Michigan Campground
- North Michigan Reservoir
- Bockman Campground
- Francisco Group Camping - Ruby Jewel Road - Francisco Loop
- Primitive Sites 421,431,440,441,463,464,465,469-485
- Moose Visitor Center
If you have any questions, please contact us at 970.723.4070. We ask that only customers with upcoming immediate reservations reach out at this time as we are fielding many calls and conditions change daily. You may also reach out to Bron at or text him at 405.213.5853. Be patient with responses as he primary contact for our customers but he is also the main contact State Parks and Fire crew for Never Summer Nordic communication.
always be aware!
The yurts are remote backcountry shelters. YOU ARE ALONE. Inform someone at home of your whereabouts in the event of an emergency. There is little chance of getting messages to you. If there is an emergency have them contact the Jackson County Sheriff or the Colorado State Forest State Park Rangers at 970-723-8366. Avalanches are around every corner in the State Park. Know your limits, be informed, and don't become a statistic!
Please take the time to look at our suggested equipment lists and Rules & Regulations and Waiver of Liability:
Weather conditions and alerts
THERE IS STILL SNOWPACK AT HIGHER ELEVATIONS CAUSING RUN OFF. RELY ON YOUR SKILL LEVEL, OUTDOOR EDUCATION, AND COMFORT WHEN ATTEMPTING ACTIVITIES IN THE BACKCOUNTRY. REACH OUT TO BRON (MANAGER WITH NEVER SUMMER NORDIC) BY VOICE OR TEXT WITH ANY QUESTIONS (405) 213.5853. Highway 14 and County Road 41 (into the Park) are always open and/or plowed daily, weather permitting.
CURRENT Road ConditionS
ALL CLOSED FOR WINTER: Last year: NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019
As of TODAY: October 12th, 2020
(USE WINTER TRAILHEADS (unless marked open) - see each yurt page for summer/winter access)
CLOSED (8.15.20 DUE TO FIRE) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED OCTOBER 23RD, 2019)
OPEN (8.28.20) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED OCTOBER 23RD, 2019)
Montgomery Pass Road*^
RE-OPENED (10.12.20) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED OCTOBER 23RD, 2019)
Medicine Bow Road
OPEN (MAY 22ND, 2020) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019)
Dancing Moose Road
OPEN (MAY 22ND, 2020) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED NOVEMBER 15TH, 2019)
Grass Creek Road
OPEN (MAY 22ND, 2020) (LAST WINTER: CLOSED NOVEMBER 11TH, 2019)
*recommended 4WD or high clearance vehicle when OPEN
^please check with State Parks for daily temporary road closure access points updates @ (970) 723.8366 during transition seasons
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