The updated edition of the 10th Mountain Hut Guide
is indispensible for those wishing to explore the famed system of backcountry huts around Aspen, Vail, Leadville and Breckenridge, Colorado.
Author: Warren Ohlrich
Softcover; 184 pages; color photographs and maps
People's Press; copyright 2011
10th Mountain Hut Guide
provides the details, information and route descriptions necessary to plan a trip to just 1 or all of the 20 huts in the system
Includes maps, a trip checklist, hut procedures, trailhead information and a primer on winter navigation and safety
Also features a brief history of the hut system
In the tradition of the European hut systems, the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association in Aspen, Colorado, operates a series of backcountry huts in the central Colorado Rocky Mountains near Aspen, Vail, Leadville and Breckenridge. The 10th Mountain system of huts makes it possible for skiers and snowboarders of all abilities to enjoy the Colorado backcountry during the winter. The 2nd edition of the 10th Mount Hut Guide gives updated details, information, and route description necessary to plan for a hut trip and take full advantage of the 20 hut groups in the system.