Aspen’s 10th Mountain Division Huts | RootsRated

Aspen offers access to several of Colorado’s famous 10th Mountain Division Hut Association. Named for and dedicated to the soldiers who trained in the area for high-alpine combat in the Italian Alps during World War II, the 10th Mountain Division Hut system provides physically fit and experienced backcountry skiers and hikers, and six to 16 of their friends, with the opportunity to tour/skin, snowshoe and hike to these incredible, off-grid cabins via Aspen’s 10th Mountain Division Huts | RootsRated.

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Labor Day Getaway


Camping has long been a type of therapy for me. Having camped since I was a kid, I’ve always loved it, and when life goes haywire, it becomes a necessity. When my brother died in 2008, I asked my husband for one thing: Go camping! When Peanut was six weeks old, it was time: Go camping! When my step-dad stepped out on our family, we knew what we needed to do: Go camping! When we celebrated our anniversary last year, we did what we love to do: Go camping.

Camping has found us on sea-level beaches, 10,000-foot mountain sides, commercial campgrounds, forest campgrounds, wilderness holes-in-the-trees, and the backs of our vehicles. But after joining our off-road club in 2009, camping has primarily been for the sake of Jeeping or hiking or some other grand adventure. Not that there’s anything wrong with that! 😉

But this year, we decided to take…

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Hiker Reported Missing On Blogett Peak Dies

Missing hiker on Blodgett Peak in Colorado Springs dies

A hiker who was reported missing while hiking on Blodgett Peak in Colorado Springs on Saturday has died.

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