Winter Outfitting Services

Gear Rental


Gear Rental

Paragon Guides can supply you with the essential gear and equipment needed for backpacking, llama trekking, and hut-­to­-hut trips: tent, backpack, sleeping bag, sleeping bag liner, hiking poles, and much more. Quality gear is available on a per day / per item cost.

  • Equipment rental cost sheet
  • Conditions and Terms:
    • Credit card required for damage deposit
    • All gear will be inspected after use, any damage or replacement costs will be assessed at that time.

Contact us for gear rental

Winter Trip Consulting

Filed in Winter Adventures, Winter Outfitting Services by on September 9, 2015

Trip Consulting

If you just have a few questions on how the snow conditions are, route choice, what to bring to the hut or need some ideas for planning your own food, Paragon is happy to help for a small fee.

Prices: 30$ – 1/2 hr   60$ – 1hr

Shuttle Services


Shuttle Services

Don’t complicate your hut trip with trailhead and travel logistics. Hire Paragon Guides and simplify your adventure. We shuttle cars, people, packs, and luggage throughout the Vail Valley, to and from trailheads, between mountain resorts, and beyond.

Price depends on distance traveled.
Call us for more information: 970-926-5299

Vehicles & People

  • Have your car waiting for you at the end of your adventure
  • Perfect for hut-­to-­hut trips and point-­to­-point backpacking, hiking, or mountain biking
  • Trailhead drop­off and pick­up
  • $60 per hour, 2-hour minimum, 1 to 6 people

Contact us for shuttle services

Sherpa Services

Filed in Winter Outfitting Services by on September 9, 2015

Paragon Guides has traveled through the 10th Mountain Hut System for more than 30 years. Put our experience to work for you with one of our Sherpa Services.

Sherpa Hut Drop-Off

We can carry 40-65 pounds of gear or supplies into your hut. There is no trail assistance with this service. Ideal for people on hut-to-hut trips not wanting to carry supplies past the first hut, or families that need help caring gear. Paragon Guides does not use Snowmobiles to carry hut supplies. We are human power sherpas.

Call For Information and Pricing.