Vail-area huts are open for winter |

Vail-area huts are open for winter

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

VAIL, Colorado ” The 10th Mountain Division huts are now open for the 2008-09 winter ski season. Due to the recent snowstorms in the high country of Colorado, all 31 huts in the system are ready for use.

The 10th Mountain Division Hut System offers access to a wide variety of ski touring and deep powder skiing, and a warm shelter at the end of the day.

Tenth Mountain huts are located between 9,700 and 11,700 feet in the central Colorado Rockies including Breckenridge, Vail, Leadville, Aspen, and Crested Butte. Each hut includes a living/dining area heated by wood burning stoves, propane cook stoves, mattresses, pillows, cooking utensils, and supplies.

To check hut availability, make hut reservations, or more information visit: or call 970-925-5775

The cost begins at only $25 per person per night. Reservations are required.

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