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Backcountry Hut Trips 2023-24

Filed in Hut Trips, Vail Winter Activities Paragon Guides by on September 30, 2022
Backcountry Hut Trips 2023-24

Paragon Guides has been guiding the 10th Mountain Hut System since its inception in 1982. Your backcountry adventure into the 10th Mountain Division Hut System can range from 2 to 6 days, touring through some of Colorado’s most breathtaking mountain terrain. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and come discover the other side […]

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Benedict 100

Benedict 100

Ski tour Aspen to Vail  Traverse the heart of Colorado’s central Rockies on skis from Aspen to Vail. This upcoming winter, Paragon Guides leads this six ­day, 100-mile backcountry tour that connects five 10th Mountain Division Huts. The tour honors 10th Mountain Division veteran and hut system founder, Fritz Benedict. 2025 Start Date: February 17 […]

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Backcountry Day Tours 2023/24

Backcountry Day Tours 2023/24

1) Private Guided Tours A private tour is the best way to experience the backcountry on your terms. Our professional guides will provide an experience built for your objectives, skill set and fitness level. Whether you are looking for an Intro to Backcountry Touring experience, an Avalanche Awareness experience, or you are looking to ride some […]

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Avalanche Courses 2023/2024

Avalanche Courses 2023/2024

Your most important backcountry skill will always be education.  Let the Vail Valley’s original guiding service educate you on how to safely navigate the hazards of the winter snowpack with AIARE Avalanche Courses. AIARE 1, AIARE Avalanche Rescue, and Avalanche Refresher Classes AIARE 1 Avalanche Course…$595 This 24-hour course is an introduction to managing avalanche […]

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Cross Country Ski Tours

Cross Country Ski Tours

 Cross Country ski tours. Indulge yourself in winters beauty on a cross country ski tour.  Join your private guide on a solo outing, or travel with family, friends, and colleagues. Perfect for beginning and experienced skiers, or anyone seeking a memorable winter escape. 4-6 hours Includes cross-country skis, boots, poles, gaiters, instruction, and lunch Prices: […]

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Winter Hut Route Map

Filed in Hut Trips, Winter Adventures by on September 14, 2022
Winter Hut Route Map

Paragon Route/Winter Hut Map Click here to the 10th Hut Association’s Caltopo Maps *  not intended for navigation

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Don Shefchik on the current state of “distancing”

Filed in Summer Adventures by on June 10, 2020
Don Shefchik on the current state of “distancing”

When Social Distancing meant going camping by Don Shefchik, Field Director and Senior Guide at Paragon Guides How easy it was, packing up the camping gear and heading into the mountains with everything you needed neatly stowed away in a backpack. Distancing meant you were going to hike for a few miles, breathe fresh air, […]

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Summer 2020 Price Sheet

Filed in Summer Adventures by on June 10, 2020
Summer 2020 Price Sheet

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