Backcountry Adventure for all Seasons

MTB Bike Huts

The original hut to hut biking at its best. Enjoy open
country & beautiful single-track.

Hiking Huts
Skiing Huts

Warm, dry huts separated by ski and snowshoe
adventures. What could be better?

The San Juan Hut Systems’ Hut-to-Hut backcountry Ski Route links Telluride with Ouray traversing below 14,000 foot alpine peaks on the north side of the Sneffels Range. You can ski hut-to-hut from one town to the next, connect one or two huts, or even just spend one night out in a hut in the mountains. Backcountry ski trails follow scenic United States Forest Service roads and hiking trails surrounding the Mount Sneffels Wilderness Area. The route is designed for intermediate skier ability, while above each hut there is terrain for advanced/intermediate, expert and extreme powder skiing.

Hut Fees

Winter Hut Fees: $30 per night, per person (Maximum 8 people per night)

Ski Hut Facilities

Huts hold eight people per night. The wooden huts are equipped with padded bunks, a propane cook stove, propane or solar light, wood stove, firewood, and necessary utensils and cookware. Each hut is equipped with a composting toilet facility.

Skier Ability & Awareness

The hut system is designed to accommodate all levels of skiing ability. All skiers should be familiar with changing mountain weather conditions and must be adequately prepared. Skiers should possess knowledge of snow and avalanche conditions while in the backcountry.

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Watch this as National Geographic rides the Durango to Moab route.

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Sneffels Traverse Ski Race February 12, 2017

The Sneffels Traverse Race is a wild backcountry ski race on mountain ski trails. It is not for the faint of lung or faint of heart. The race will start at the eastern terminus of the Dallas Trail near the town of Ouray, traverse the along the Northern side of the San Juan Mountains, and end on County Road 9 west of Ridgway. The exact course may vary depending on conditions...

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Saw this guy, 2 cayotes, and elk tracks this morning.
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Trail between Last Dollar and North Pole Hut with a sunset over Lone Cone yesterday.
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Who wants to go ride bikes?
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Dad and Daughter Ryan did some trail clearing today after one of the biggest blow down events in the history of SJHS. The Dallas Trail is now cleared from the east near Ouray to the Blue Lakes Trailhead/ CR 5.
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We rode by Spring Creek hut today. Enjoying this awesome Indian Summer!
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Due to rain, warm weather, & low snow at the start / finish the Sneffels Traverse has been cancelled. See our Facebook page for details.

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Sneffels Traverse Ski Race Sunday February 12th! sanjuanhuts.com/sneffels-trave…

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How to use the propane tanks at San Juan Hut Systems youtu.be/RTGeNffys-E via @YouTube

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