Big Belt Hut

Lodging on the Baldy ridgeline at 8,500 feet

Getting to and around the Big Belt Hut

The Big Belt Hut is located 3 miles miles up trail 151 from the top of Duck Creek Pass.

Winter & Spring Trailhead

The recommended winter Big Belt Hut parking lot is located just pass the intersection of Wood Gulch and Duck Creek Rd. This is where snowmobile gear hauls meet.

Google Maps directions to winter parking

Summer & Fall Trailhead

In the Summer and Fall, you can drive to the top of Duck Creek Pass and then hike or bike up Trail 151.

Google Maps directions to Duck Creek Pass

Other: Gypsy Lake (East Side)

The Big Belt Hut is about 5 miles from Gypsy Lake via trails 150 and 151. Google Maps directions to Gypsy Lake. There is no winter maintenance on this side.

Trail Maps

Install these maps on your phone!

Do this before you leave your house, once installed, you do not need to have cell service for the maps to work

  1. View this page on your phone at
  2. Download Avenza Maps for iOS or Android.
  3. Open the following maps on your phone:
  4. Click on the share icon and choose Copy to Avenza Maps for each map

These maps are now copied to the Avenza Maps app and when you are in the area, a blue dot will show your exact location.

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