** ATTENTION - COVID-19 Hut Closure Information ***

If you are exchanging hut space with other users, be advised of the following: You must supply a copy of the confirmation letter as proof of reservation, blank release waiver forms, and trip information sheets to the buyer(s). Keep a record of who acquired your spaces. Your name is on the confirmation letter. The original purchaser is responsible for informing the acquirer(s) about the principles and philosophies of 10th Mountain as outlined in the trip information sheets sent with the confirmation letter.
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** ATTENTION - COVID-19 Hut Closure Information ***

Post by huts » Thu Mar 19, 2020 10:49 am

It is with heartfelt disappointment and compelling necessity that 10th Mountain Division Hut Association has closed its huts to public use effective immediately in joining the universal effort to stem the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This closure applies to all huts reserved by 10th Mountain: Braun, Broome, Continental Divide, Pt. Breeze, Friends, Polar Star, Seipel, Shrine Mountain, Summit, and Vance’s. The support and guidance of these partner organizations has been invaluable, and we are grateful.

This thoughtful decision to cancel all reservations through April 30, 2020 is based on our obligation to the health of hut visitors, field staff, and ultimately the health of our communities. At a time when the refuge of a backcountry hut seems most valuable, the securing of public safety forces us to exercise the full measure of our public obligation and close the huts. After much deliberation, we believe this closure is the right choice.

100% credit will be issued to those effected by the closure, with an expiration date of September 30, 2021 (and May 31, 2021 for Braun and Friends huts). We hope this will allow ample time to plan and prepare for your next hut trip – which we hope can go as planned.

We will continue to stay informed and rely on best available knowledge to guide subsequent decisions. We look forward to continuing to provide a first-rate backcountry hut experience.

Thank you for your understanding in this most disquieting time.

Please call (970) 925-5775 if you have any questions or need information about rebooking hut credits.
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