Backcountry Adventure for all Seasons

MTB Bike Huts

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

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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The Pros & Cons of Shipping your Bike

The Pros & Cons of Shipping your Bike

Riding your bike is one of the best ways to immerse yourself in a new place. Planning on riding with us, San Juan Huts, you'll likely be asking the question: Should I fly with my bike, ship it, or should I go cross country to my destination? Which bike case should I use? Box or case? What are the pros and cons to my options? Taking a road trip would be my choice, but not everyone can get a week off of work plus time it takes to get to your destination.

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Hikers leaving North Pole Hut yesterday.
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Hikers please remember to book your shuttle two or more weeks in advance if you would like one. Otherwise we cannot guarantee availability. Thanks and happy hiking!
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Video of Wilson Creek which is crossed between Blue Lakes Hut and Ridgway Hut. Water is highest mid day so easier crossing early morning.
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These two were the first to ride Durango to Moab this year. Here they are on Day one Bolam Pass.
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The McMurray group route finding on one of the single track options. #TelluridetoMoab
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These two families from the Bay Area are doing 4th of July right! Here they are yesterday after crossing Bolam Pass. Good job kids! Good job parents!
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Hikers, please remember that we need two weeks in advance to schedule a shuttle for you if you choose to book one. Within two weeks we cannot guarantee availability. Thanks and happy hiking!

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wcc.nrcs.usda.gov/ftpref/gis/ima… San Miguel, Dolores, Animas, and San Juan are at 228% of Normal Snow Water Equivalent!

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San Juan Huts newest ride, Tour of the Canyons, was written up in the New York Times. This is a 2 night, 3 day mixed surface ride from Gran Junction to Moab. Check it out and thanks for all the great comments! nytimes.com/2018/10/15/tra…

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