Summer Access: Accessible by 2WD vehicle (see above ***note***)Summer Trailhead: Nokhu Hut is located along the Lake Agnes Road 2 miles west of Cameron Pass on Highway 14.The hut is located on its own gated access road and reserved customers can drive to within 100 yards of the hut itself. The red men took an active part in some of the preliminary struggles around Quebec, but when the audacity and good fortune of Wolfe had placed the English on the open field of the Plains of Abraham there was no chance for Indian tactics, and even the French and Canadian levies were driven back in utter rout before the lead and steel of the British grenadiers. 13 HISTORY OF THE TOWNS AND VILLAGES OF BRANCH COUNTY. Charles de Langlade, the partisan commander before mentioned, was with Montcalm at Quebec, with a body of Indians from the lake region, among whom were doubtless a band of Pottawattamie warriors, as that tribe was represented at almost every point where there was any fighting going on.The Nokhu Hut has spectacular views of the Crags, Mt. There is a wealth of skiing for the adventurous tele skier or backcountry snowboarder.
A few weeks before the fall of Quebec a well-appointed Anglo-American force, accompanied by a large body of Iroquois warriors, appeared before Fort Niagara, one of the strongest of the French fortresses, and considered the key of the whole Western country.
The Nokhu Hut shares a site with the Agnes Creek Cabin but is separated by a stand of trees.
Although each cabin is rented individually, it's a great site for larger groups - or a chance to meet new folks!
Winter Access: 1.5 mile hike/ski (Road closed October - June, see above ***note***)Winter Trailhead: South side of Colorado Highway 14 approx. Elevation: 10,000'Elevation Gain/Loss: 540'/-159'Difficulty: Intermediate Avalanche Danger: One avalanche chute crosses the trail approx. Winter Trail Use: Ski and snowshoe; Trail above the American Lakes Junction closed to snowmobile use.
Use Levels: Trail is very popular and heavily used.