10th Mountain Division Hut

For a unique winter adventure, try a back-country hut trip in the scenic Rocky Mountains, complete with cross-country skiing or snowshoeing, panoramic views and a cozy cabin.

The most extensive ski hut system in Colorado surrounds Leadville, stretching from Aspen to Vail. Managed by the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, the network incorporates 34 cabins and more than 350 miles of back-country trails, providing adventure seekers with a variety of wintertime possibilities that range from one-hut vacations to extensive hut-to-hut journeys. Terrain varies from beginner to expert and includes something for everyone in between.

Continental Divide Cabin near Leadville ColoradoThe name “10th Mountain” commemorates the soldiers of the 10th Mountain Division of the U.S. Army, which trained at Camp Hale near Leadville during World War II. In fact, many of the huts and cabins are named after members of the 10th Mountain Division and were funded by their friends and families.

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