If you go
WHERE TO STAY
10th Mountain Division Hut Association 1280 Ute Ave., Aspen 970-925-5775 huts.org The backcountry huts are scattered throughout the Colorado Rocky Mountains, with beds and minimal blankets, propane and wood-burning stoves, solar-powered lights and outhouses. The smallest hut sleeps three; the largest, 20. Summer dates are July 1 to Sept. 30. Advance reservations are highly recommended. Single spots cost from $25 per person per night; minor discounts are available on some locations when booking an entire hut.
WHAT TO DO
Aspen Alpine Guides 210 S. Galena St., Aspen 970-925-6618 aspenalpine.com Guides tailor activities to your preferences and skill level, and add safety and security to backcountry visits. Available summer and winter months. Two-day, one-night hut trips from $1,030.