January 11-13, 2019 10th Mountain Division Hut Trip

When & Where

January 11-13, 2019

Margy's Hut (northeast of Aspen, CO ~ 11,300' elev.)

Price

$285 early registration

$345 after November 15

Included

Food, Lodging, Transportation

Excluded

Personal items (e.g. winter clothing)

Backcountry Ski Equiptment (see below for rental suggestions)

10th Mountain Division Hut Trip

Join Creatio for an epic backcountry adventure!

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!

http://www.huts.org/The_Huts/margys.php

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) 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.

Basic Timeline

  • Leave early (02:00 AM) Friday morning from Denver
  • Ski/snowshoe to the hut during the day
  • Dinner, games, and hang-out in the evenings
  • Fun/free/ski day Saturday
  • Ski/snowshoe out Sunday morning
  • Return to Denver by Sunday evening (dinner included on the drive home)

Location

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