Colorado Custom Hut Trips

Filed in Hut Trips, Vail Winter Activities Paragon Guides by on June 27, 2016

10th Mountain Division Hut System Trips

Your backcountry adventure into the 10th Mountain Division Hut System can range from 2 to 5 days, ski touring through some of Colorado’s most breathtaking mountain terrain. The huts provide comfortable winter living amenities all within footsteps of backcountry powder skiing. Let us craft a unique Colorado custom hut trips experience for you and your group. Paragon Guides has been guiding the huts since its inception in 1982. Join us for the adventure of a lifetime and come discover the other side of Vail.

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The Jackal Hut

 Custom Hut Trip – What You Get

  • Custom Planning: We will customize your trip based on your groups outcomes, experience, and stamina.
  • Pre-Trip Orientation Meeting: 1 – 2 hour meeting the day PRIOR to your trip to discuss logistics, gear, and expectations at our shop.
  • Half or Full Day Tour: An opportunity to familiarize yourself with your guide, gear, and touring skills before your trip. *Additional charges apply*
  • Transportation: Our vehicles will be available for trailhead shuttles.
  • Trip meals: Quality food prepared by your guides and willing participants.
  • Reduced pack weight: Sleeping bags and dry food are already cached at each hut to save you weight.

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Skiing around Janet’s Cabin

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.

2019/2020 Hut Availability

Trip Dates# of Days# of NightsHut(s) OccupiedStatus
Jan 14-16, 202032Peter Estin HutCLOSED
Jan 20-24, 202054The INTERCONNECT: Estin-Gates-Diamond J-Margy'sCLOSED
Feb 10-13, 20204310th Mt Memorial Hut, 2 nights, Uncle Bud's 1 nightCLOSED
Feb 17-19, 202032Uncle Bud's HutCLOSED
Feb 18-20, 202032Estin HutCLOSED
Feb 25-29, 202054Fowler Hut 3 nights, Shrine Mtn Inn 1 nightCLOSED
March 10-13, 202043Margy's Hut 2 nights, McNamara Hut 1 nightCLOSED
Mar 16-20, 202054VAIL to ASPEN
Estin-Gates-Diamond J-Margy's
Mar 24-26, 202043THE HAUTE ROUTE Jackal Hut 2 nights to Janet's Cabin 1 nightCLOSED
Mar 25-27, 20203210th Mountain Memorial HutCLOSED
Mar 31 - Apr 2, 20203210th Mountain Memorial HutCLOSED
Mar 31 - Apr 3, 202043SKI THE GORE:
Eiseman Hut

Pricing per person

  • 1 person:     $720.00 / day
  • 2 people:     $545.00 / day
  • 3+ people:  $395.00 / day
  • 8+ people:  $345.00/ day  * $150 charge to book out whole hut.

Example:  3 day trip with 4 people on it = $395 x 3 = $1185.00 per person

Ski Touring Demo Center

  • Get on the latest alpine touring (AT) gear from Dynafit, Blackcrows, and Blizzard.
  • Drop a knee with telemark demos from Dynafit, G3, and Atomic
  • AT packages $75
  • Telemark packages $60

Black Crows Ski Touring Image 1     Dynafit Ski Touring Equipment image 1     Blizzard Ski Equipment Logo

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


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