10th Mountain Division huts offer unique view of backcountry

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The 10th Mountain Hut is one of 29 backcountry huts in the 10th Mountain Division hut system. Getting to it entails a four-mile trek from roads near Leadville. It sleeps 16 people, and solar panels provide it with some electricity.



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CARRIE MARFITANO/The Daily Sentinel
The 10th Mountain Hut is one of 29 backcountry huts in the 10th Mountain Division hut system. Getting to it entails a four-mile trek from roads near Leadville. It sleeps 16 people, and solar panels provide it with some electricity.

Most Coloradans who enjoy the outdoors, especially those who enjoy it most with skis and snowboards strapped to their feet, have heard about the 10th Mountain Division huts nestled high in the…




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