When & Where
February 2-4, 2019
Margy's Hut (northeast of Aspen, CO ~ 11,300' elev.)
$285 early registration
$345 after December 14
Food, Lodging, Transportation, Mass
Personal items (e.g. winter clothing)
Backcountry Ski Equiptment (see below for rental suggestions)
Father Mike Rapp
About This Trip
Embark on an unforgettable backcountry mountain adventure, in the middle of winter! Learn the basics of backcountry travel in wintertime on snowshoes or backcountry ski gear. Enjoy cozy afternoons and evenings sitting by the fire, and incredible meals prepared by the Creatio guides. Hut trips offer something for everyone, come prepared to enjoy friendship and adventure!
The 10th Mountain Division huts are a network of 34 huts in the Rocky Mountains. The huts provide a unique opportunity to travel the backcountry year-round, while staying in comfortable accommodations. There are 350 miles of suggested trails connecting the huts for plenty to see and experience!
Register now as space is limited to 14 people!
For more about Margy’s Hut, check out the hut page here!
Abilities and Gear Requirements
No experience or special skills necessary, but all participants must be in good hiking shape (ready to do very strenuous physical activity), able to hike/ski/snowshoe for at least 8 hours.
It is suggested that Participants have Intermediate/ Advanced Skiing or Snowboarding capabilities and familiarity with varying terrain.
All personal winter gear must be provided by participants. (Hats, gloves, jackets, boots, etc.) and is not included. Backpacking gear and sleeping Bag also required, not included.
Equipment Rental Information
Backcountry skis or snowboard rentals are NOT INCLUDED and all participants are expected to have their own set-up. Upon request, snowshoes can be provided free-of-charge by Creatio. Recommended location for backcountry gear rentals include Wilderness Exchange and Confluence Kayaks in Denver, and Crystal Ski Shop in Boulder, CO.
- Leave early (02:00 AM) Saturday morning from Denver
- Ski/snowshoe to the hut during the day
- Dinner, games, and hang-out in the evenings
- Fun/free/ski day Sunday
- Mass in hut on Sunday (or Sat night)
- Ski/snowshoe out Monday morning
- Return to Denver by Monday evening (dinner included on the drive home)