Backcountry Hut Trips 2020/21

Filed in Hut Trips, Vail Winter Activities Paragon Guides by on September 20, 2020

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 of Vail.

Margy’s Hut 3/8/2019 (Interconnect) 

2020/21 Scheduled Hut Trips:

Note: If you do not see dates available that fit your needs, please contact us. We can check with the 10th Mountain Association for availability on your desired dates.

Trip Dates# of Days# of NightsHut(s) OccupiedStatus
Dec 29-31, 202032Jackal HutSold
Dec 22-24, 20203210th Memorial HutSold
Jan 12-15, 202143Peter EstinSold
Jan 26-29, 20214310th Memorial Hut (1 Night)-Uncle Bud's (2 Nights)Sold
Jan 31-Feb 1, 202121Peter EstinSold
Feb 1-5, 202154Vail to Aspen Interconnect: Peter Estin-Harry Gates-Diamond J Guest Ranch-Margy's Sold
Feb 8-12, 202154McNamara-Margy's-Margy's Diamond J Guest RanchSold
Feb 9-11, 202132Janet's CabinSold
Feb 22-27, 202165Colorado Haute Route: Jackal-Jackal-Janet's-Fowler-Hilliard-Shrine Mountain InnSold
Mar 1-4, 202143Margy's HutAvailable
Mar 1-4, 202143Fowler HilliardSold
Mar 6-11, 202165Benedict 100: Aspen to Vail, Margy's-Betty Bear-Uncle Bud's-Jackal-Shrine Mountain InnSold
April 5-8, 202143Ski the Gore: Ben Eiseman HutSold

Skiing around the Eiseman Hut

Pricing per person:

Note: The pricing below does not include hut fees (approximately $360/night for a maximum of 10 participants). Additional transportation costs may apply due to COVID vehicle policies.  Current 10th Mountain Hut Association COVID-19 Booking Policies

  • 1 participant: $720.00/person/day
  • 2 participants: $545.00/person/ day
  • 3-7 participants: $395.00/person/day
  • 8+ participants: $345.00/person/day

What You Get:

  • 42 Years of Backcountry Experience: Our ski and splitboard guides are professionally trained in Avalanche Safety and Wilderness Medicine. 42+ years of shared backcountry ski guiding experience is engrained in the Paragon Guides Guide Mentorship Program.
  • Custom Planning: We will custom build your trip based on your group’s objectives, experience, and fitness levels.
  • Pre-Trip Orientation Meeting: A 2-4 hour meeting PRIOR to your trip’s departure to discuss logistics, gear, and expectations. 
  • For those new to touring or those planning to rent equipment, we suggest a Gear Tour or Private Day Tour prior to your trip departure. 10% Discount.
  • Trip meals: Quality food prepared by your guides.
  • Reduced pack weight: Sleeping bags, dry goods, beer, and wine are already cached at the hut(s).

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


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