Tennessee Pass - Cookhouse - What to Expect
...ski, dine, sleep, repeat!
  • ...a truly unique DINING experience

  • ... local Colorado Rack of Lamb

  • ...ski in, ski out

  • ...your SUMMER & WINTER dining destination!

  • COZY cuisine at the Cookhouse

  • Breathtaking views

  • ...choose us for an intimate evening

  • ...the very best of Colorado!

  • ...stunning views from The Cookhouse!

  • ...simple & rustic dining



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    What to Expect

    • Reservations are required for both lunch and dinner at the Cookhouse, and for the Sleep Yurts as well.
    • Dinner at the Cookhouse is $89.00 per guest (excluding tax, gratuity, & alcohol).
    • Cookhouse dinner guests meet at 5:30 pm, at the Tennessee Pass Nordic Center.
    • We accept cash and all major credit cards.
    • It is a 1 mile ski, or hike, to the Cookhouse, and it is only a 300 ft elevation gain over that mile.
    • The elevation of the Nordic Center is 10,500 ft, and the Cookhouse is 10,800 ft.
    • The road to the Cookhouse is a rough, high clearance forest road in the summer, and a wide, smooth, groomed trail in the winter.
    • You will need a light hiking boot, or sturdy shoe for the trek to the Cookhouse if you are not skiing. You will need warm and dry clothing as well!
    • If you are unable to make the ski/hike to the Cookhouse for some reason, we are happy to provide a ride- jeep in the summer, or snowmobile in winter.
    • Trail fee and any necessary rental gear IS INCLUDED with Dinner (not lunch). Headlamps are also provided!
    • We seat up to 40 guests at the Cookhouse.
    • We do not have a child menu for the Cookhouse.
    • The Cookhouse is "off the grid," heated by woodstove, and lighted by candle and propane lanterns. There is an outhouse, and hand wash at the Cookhouse.
    • We cannot allow dogs in the Cookhouse.