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Not much there except the awesome view and historical information

Camp Hale was the training ground for the 10th Mountain Division during WWII from 1942-45. You... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Paul D
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Colorado
The Camp of the 10th Mountain Division who trained here for years.

An elite mountain ski division trained here before moving to upstate New York years ago. The... read more

Reviewed 12 November 2017
wmlifsey
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North Carolina
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Built in 1942 as a training camp for a WWII army force, this campsite is now home to Camp Jeep.
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Vail, CO
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Camp Hale was the training ground for the 10th Mountain Division during WWII from 1942-45. You would have to be there in the winter to feel the conditions they went through on those steep mountains in deep snow. But it prepared the soldiers for their...More

Thank Paul D
Reviewed 12 November 2017

An elite mountain ski division trained here before moving to upstate New York years ago. The barracks are gone but the mountains and the rock climbing walls are there. The views are spectacular.

Thank wmlifsey
Reviewed 25 September 2017

I went for a wedding this past weekend and it was an amazing experience. The shuttle was professional and safe. It was about a 35 min drive from Vail to Camp Hale. During this time of the year, you get all the colors nature has...More

Thank Adrianna A
Reviewed 17 August 2017

We attended a picture perfect wedding here. Rain had threatened all day, but the ceremony and cocktail hour proceeded under cloudy skies. It began raining during the reception, however the totally enclosed reception tent kept everyone dry. Be prepared for a half hour drive to...More

Thank KatieScarlett1970
Reviewed 30 July 2017

While there isn't much left to see of this historically significant camp, the area is beautiful and there are maintained dirt roads through the camp that you can travel to give you an idea what this military camp must have been like. There are interpretive...More

Thank Brian0ntheGo
Reviewed 12 April 2017

there is not much there other than a placque and memorial commenoratng the soldiers.Pretty ride to the site from Vail. But it is nice to see the location where the 10th Mt. Division Trained. I undrestnad they are tryng to retore the cam iself. u

Thank Kay M
Reviewed 22 February 2017

Such a beautiful and historic place any time of year! Stay away from the sheep! Sheep Dogs aren't friendly!

2  Thank uphighenterprises
Reviewed 23 November 2016

this is a fantastic place to mountain bike, camp, snow mobile, hike and back country ski. Go and feel the history and the back country but be careful

1  Thank Vail183
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We actually drove around the camp. I had never gone on the roads inside of it. Some street signs still visible, lots of foundations and great insight to the men who trained and fought in world war 2.

1  Thank skier003
Reviewed 26 October 2016

A mind boggling endeavor at the time. These brave men, courages, dedicated and loyal to country and flag! My hat is off for them and this tribute is worth visiting in this beautiful setting.

Thank Heidi B
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gdaustin13
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Response from KatieScarlett1970 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were their for a wedding. You might want to contact the Denver public library.
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KatieScarlett1970
26 July 2017|
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Response from Kay M | Reviewed this property |
usually it is in the 50s. It cools off quickly when the sun goes down and with no humidity.
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