A comprehensive list of backcountry huts and yurts for skiing

If you know of ski huts not listed here, please send me email, and I'll include them provided they are primarily used for backcountry skiing.

The reviews on this page have been submitted by people that visited the huts they are reviewing. If this page helps you find a hut, please submit a review of that hut after your trip. Try to be ojective and include information you think others might find useful.

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Mountaineering Club of Alaska
Thompson Pass Chalet


Canadian Alpine Club Huts or here
Glacier National Park -- near Rodgers Pass in the Selkirk Mtns.
Dave Henry Lodge and Swift Creek cabins
Golden Alpine Holidays, Golden BC, reviews
Great Canadian Adventure Company
Burnie Glacier Chalet, Smithers, BC, reviews
Kokanee Glacier Huts, Nelson BC
Kootenay Mountain Huts, Kaslo, BC
Lake O'Hara Lodge, Yoho Park
Monashee cabin, Blue River, BC, review
Mistaya Lodge, Golden BC
Northern Rockies Ski Tours, Prince George, BC
Powder Creek Lodge, Nelson BC
Purcell Lodge, Golden, BC
Ptarmigan Tours, Kimberley, BC, reviews
Sentry Mountain Lodge, Golden, BC
Sorcerer Lodge, Golden, BC
Selkirk Mtn. Experience, Revelstoke BC, reviews
Shadow Lake Lodge, Banff
Valhalla Mountain Touring, New Denver
Wells Gray Chalets and Wilderness Adventures, reviews
Ymir Yurts, Nelson
A big list with not much additional information


Sierra Club Huts
Mammoth area lodging -- A list of several locations
Meiss Ski Hut --owned by Dave Beck and friends.
Ostrander Hut -- Yosemite
Pear Lake Ski Hut
Rock Creek Lodge, review


Alfred Braun Hut System
Continental Divide Hut System, The Lost Wonder Hut
Columbine Cabins Clark, CO
Hidden Treasure Yurt
Hindsdale Haute Route
Mountain Creek Ranch
Never Summer Yurts
Red Mountain Huts
San Juan Mountain Yurt System
San Juan Snow Treks, Inc.
Summit County Huts
Summit Hut System
10th Mountain Division Hut System, reviews


Idaho State Parks and Recreation Dept. Cabins and Yurts
Idaho State University Portneuf Range Yurts -- South East Idaho
Rendezvous Ski Tours -- Tetons
Sun Valley Trekking -- Sawtooths
Sawtooth Mountain Guides Yurt Skiing
Sun Valley -- Guided with helicopter access


Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forests Cabins
Gallatin National Forest Cabins


Northern Minnesota

New Hampshire:

Phillips Brook Backcountry Recreation Area, hut to hut skiing, reviews
Mt Washington

New Mexico:

Southwest Nordic Center, (505) 758-4761

New York:

Adirondack Mountains


Wing Ridge Huts
Wallawa Huts


National Forest Cabins
Powder Ridge Yurts, Logan, UT , reviews
BRORA, Uintas
TUNA, Uintas
The Norwejian Outdoor Recreation Center (800.649.5322)
Lasal Mountains (800 453-3292)
L C Ranch, Uintas, South Slope Cabins that may work for skiing.


On the Loose Expeditions


Mount Tahoma Trails Association
Rendezvous Huts
North Cascade Heli-Skiing Yurt, (A heli-ski operation offering overnight yurt accomodations, follow the programs link)


Rendezvous Ski Tours -- Tetons, reviews
Yellowstone area


Haute Route
Chamonix -- Briancon


Swedish Touring Club

Organizations that sponsor overnight tours:

American Alpine Institute
Wasatch Mountain Club:
Colorado Mountain Club:
The Mountaineers: -- Seattle area
Alpine Club of Canada
The Utah Nordic Alliance


Tizi Rando


Norwegian Mountain Touring Association

Guides and instruction:

A great list

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