10th Mountain Huts - West Cross Country Skiing

The 47th most popular XC Ski in Colorado.

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The Tenth Mountain Division Hut system is located in the mountains of Colorado between Aspen, Leadville, and Vail. Styled after the European tradition of hut-to-hut travel, 24 huts provide overnight shelter for seasoned backcountry skiers and riders, snowshoers, mountain bikers. Linked by over 300 miles of trails, the 10th Mountain Huts provide access to spectacular terrain within the White River, Arapaho, and San Isabel National Forests. The huts are situated between 9,700 and 11,700 feet in elevation and are designed for experienced backcountry travelers. Most of the huts are open for winter use from Thanksgiving until April 30 and for summer use from July 1 until September 30. Prices range from $17.50 to $35 per person per night. Reservations are required.

Many people enjoy the Eiseman hut with fabulous glade skiing right out the door.

Overall, 10th Mountain Huts - West is the 47th most popular cross country ski area of all 58 Nordic ski destinations in Colorado. Several of the better cross country ski trails are nearby 10th Mountain Huts - West including Snowmass Nordic - West, Buttermilk, Ashcroft and Snowmass Nordic - East.

10th Mountain Huts - West Cross Country Skiing Map



Local Contact(s):  10th Huts (970) 925-5775; CO Visitors (800) COLORADO; Aspen Avalanche Info (970) 920-1664.

Recommended Book:  "Winter Trails Colorado" from Andy Lightbody

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Difficult

Base Camp:  Huts

Reference Source:  click here http://www.huts.org/

GPS:  39.3448, -106.6732

Date Published:  1/3/2016

Date Updated:  8/11/2016

ID:  20138

10th Mountain Huts - West Cross Country Skiing Map