Slideshow: Hut Trips

December 5 2013, 1:00 PM

In our November issue, we profiled the quintessential Colorado escape: a backcountry hut trip. Read our guide to eight different huts around the state here. You'll discover that part of the reason these excursions are so beloved is the beauty and isolation of the locations. Click through for photos from our writers' adventures. Just try and fight the urge to plan a trip yourself this winter.

El Capitan Lodge

Image courtesy of Kelly Bastone

El Capitan Lodge

Image courtesy of Kelly Bastone

El Capitan Lodge

Image courtesy of Kelly Bastone

Aladdin's Lamp Hut

Image courtesy of Dana Pritts

Aladdin's Lamp Hut

Image courtesy of Dana Pritts

Aladdin's Lamp Hut

Image courtesy of Dana Pritts

OPUS Hut

Image courtesy of Dougald MacDonald

OPUS Hut

Image courtesy of Dougald MacDonald

Eiseman Hut

Image courtesy of Daniel Barton

Eiseman Hut

Image courtesy of Daliah Singer

Eiseman Hut

Image courtesy of Daliah Singer

Blue Lakes Hut

Image courtesy of Dougald MacDonald

Blue Lakes Hut

Image courtesy of Dougald MacDonald

Blue Lakes Hut

Image courtesy of Dougald MacDonald

Point Breeze Cabin

Image courtesy of Amanda M. Faison

Point Breeze Cabin

Image courtesy of Amanda M. Faison

Cascade Hut

Image courtesy of Daliah Singer

Cascade Hut

Image courtesy of Daliah Singer

Janet's Cabin

Image courtesy of Lindsey B. Koehler

Janet's Cabin

Image courtesy of Lindsey B. Koehler