Location

From Denver: Take I-70 West to exit 260 and merge to CO-470 East towards Colorado Springs. After 6 miles exit US-285 South toward Fairplay.  After 102 miles turn left to continue on US-285 South toward Salida. After 21 miles turn right on US-50 West. Continue on US-50West another 12 miles (passing through Maysville) and until you reach an old building with a large sign “Mall.” Continue another block on your left you will see the Monarch Mountain Lodge. Turn left into the Lodge parking lot, make a “U-turn” and immediately turn to the right on County Road 227, which is Main Street (dirt road). Drive down the hill and you will see the Amen Schoolhouse on your right and a drainage ditch covered with white rocks. Cross the ditch and continue straight ahead to park in front of the Cabin.

From Pueblo (or Colorado Springs): Drive west roughly 100 miles on US Hwy 50 past Salida to Poncha Springs. Continue on US-50West another 12 miles (passing through Maysville) and until you reach an old building with a large sign “Mall.” Continue another block on your left you will see the Monarch Mountain Lodge. Turn left into the Lodge parking lot, make a “U-turn” and immediately turn to the right on County Road 227, which is Main Street (dirt road). Drive down the hill and you will see the Amen Schoolhouse on your right and a drainage ditch covered with white rocks. Cross the ditch and continue straight ahead to park in front of the Cabin.

From Gunnison: Drive east on Hwy 50 passing the Monarch Ski Resort, Old monarch Pass, and turn into the Monarch Mountain Lodge parking lot to your right. From the end of the parking lot you will see County Road 227, which is Main Street (dirt road). Drive down the hill and you will see the Amen Schoolhouse on your right and a drainage ditch covered with white rocks. Cross the ditch and continue straight ahead to park in front of the Cabin.