Francie's Cabin 2001

A third winter cross country skiing trip took place in 2001. We stayed a couple of days at Taylor - Ball's house in Keystone, Colorado to play and acclimate. We then took a ski lift at Breckinridge and then to the trail up to the cabin.  We played at the cabin for a few days and then headed back to dull life. Francie was killed in the plane crash in Sioux City and the family donated money in her memory to build the cabin. There is a sauna in a separate building. Great hot time.


Happy group of twelve getting ready to head down from the cabin. Many smiles. Complete victory.' class=Rich Raabe and Jack Taylor reading by literal headlights.' class=Group of four relaxing in cabin at night. Dawn Taylor, Dave Oxler, Rich Raabe, and Jack Taylor.' class=Rich Raabe making ice cream with snow and secret ingredients.' class=Four of the group on snowshoes. Dave Oxler, Will and Karen Mickelson, and Patty Oxler.' class=Cat tracks between the skis at about 12,000 feet.' class=View of Francie's Cabin.' class=Group reading session with one nap in the corner.' class=View of sauna outside the main cabin.' class=Another view of the inside of the cabin.' class=Enjoying snacks and friends in Francies Cabin.' class=Group of twelve leaving Keystone house on way to Francie's Cabin trek.' class=Snack break on Sunday. Karen is a little too gleeful about photographer sinking into the snow up to the keester area.' class=Happy group on skis and snowshoes on Sunday outing. Getting used to high altitude.' class=Rich Doyle skiing around a gate.' class=