Featured Hut Trips

Filed in Hut Trips, Winter Featured by on September 9, 2015

A Colorado hut trip should be on everyone’s bucket list. Whether you are looking to explore one hut, connect multiple, or ski powder, our Featured Hut Trips showcase some of our favorite routes and terrain in the hut system. Featured Hut Trips are pre-scheduled, open to the public, and have a limited number of spots. If you are looking for a more personalized guided experience, check out our Custom Hut Trips.


The Jackal Hut

What You Get

  • Pre-Trip Orientation Meeting: 1 – 2 hour meeting the day PRIOR to your trip to discuss logistics, gear, and expectations at our shop.  A small 1 hour ski tour to try the gear is avaliable or a longer day tour can be arranged for an additional fee. 
  • Transportation: Our vehicles will be available for trailhead shuttles.
  • Food: Breakfast and Dinner included. Lunch and trail snacks are on you.
  • Trip Minimum: All Featured trips need a minimum of 4 Participants in order for the trip to run at advertised price.  If trip does not fill, those who are signed up will get a 100% refund or have the option to go on the trip at our Custom person Advertised prices (1-$720, 2-$485, 3-$395).

Why Paragon Guides

  • Experience: Paragon has been guiding Colorado hut trips since 1978
  • Reputation: Click HERE to see what our previous clients think about us.
  • Options: We have one of the most extensive permits in the White River National Forest.
  • Gear: Experience some of the best and lightest touring gear available from our demo fleet including Blackcrows, Blizzard, and Dynafit.


2018-2019 Featured Hut Trips

The Commando Run: A Vail Valley Classic

  • February 5th – 6th 2019  –  CLOSED
  • 2 days, 1 night – Shrine Mountain Inn
  • Difficulty – Difficult
  • The tour departs the Shrine Mountain Inn and navigates the beautiful terrain between Vail Pass and Vail Mountain. It is named for the US Army’s 10th Mountain Division soldiers, who used to train along this demanding route for high-altitude skiing combat and commando raids during World War II.
  • Price $675.00
  • Register Here

Intro to Hut Life 

  • February 20th – 22nd, 2019  –  CLOSED
  • 3 days, 2 nights – Estin, Estin

    Intro to Hut Life Crew – March 2018

  • Difficulty – Easy/Moderate
  • Let us coach you on what a Colorado hut trip is all about! Whether you are new or seasoned, this trip is a great introduction to the hut experience. Guest will learn what it takes to plan for, prepare, and pull off a successful hut trip. We will embark from Yeoman Park, south of the town of Eagle, and head up the Ironedge trail for roughly 5 miles. Our layover day will provide opportunities to learn basic touring skills, ski some powder, and possibly summit nearby Charles Peak.
  • Price $750
  • Register Here

The Interconnect: Ski tour from Vail to Aspen

  • March 4th -8th, 2019  –  Spaces avaialble!

    At Margy’s Hut with the Interconnect crew – Jan 2018

  • 5 days, 4 nights
  • Difficulty – Hard
  • This demanding ski tour travels through the western side of the hut system starting in Vail and ending in Aspen. We begin at the Estin hutand head south to the Gates hut, located in a beautiful valley surrounded by mountains.The third night finds us at the Diamond J Ranch for some well deserved rest and a shower. Then we tour to Margy’s hut and enjoy the amazing views of the Elk Range before finishing up in Aspen on the final day.
  • Price $1440
  • Register Here

Ski the Gore: A Ski Mountaineering Clinic 

  • March 26th – 29th, 2019 – Spaces available!
  • 4 days, 3 nights – Eiseman Hut

    Skiing pow on East Partner Peak – Gore Range, April 2018

  • Difficulty – Hard
  • This trip is for the experienced skier or rider looking to take their skills to the next level. Guest will learn techniques to approach, climb, and descend ski lines off the remote peaks of Colorado. We will also focus on topics such as planning and preparedness, risk management, avalanche hazard assessment, and mountain sense. Come ski the Gore with us!
  • Price $850
  • Register Here


Contact us at trips@paragonguides.com to start planning your trip today, or call 970-926-5299.

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