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3-day backcountry skiing from the OPUS Hut, Ophir (Colorado)

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Join a fully-qualified Colorado Mountain Guide for an action-packed 3-day backcountry skiing trip from the OPUS Hut in Ophir, Colorado.



3 Days

Jan - Mar, Dec




* Explore the high and wild Colorado slopes of the San Juan Mountains.

* Capture the breathtaking scenery of the iconic Rockies.

* Benefit from having a guide leading you through the Colorado backcountry.


The Ophir Pass Ultimate Ski (OPUS) Hut is the newest and largest alpine hut in the Northern San Juan Mountains.

The solar-powered OPUS Hut rests at 13,666 feet on the southern slopes of Lookout Peak, receiving plenty of sunshine each day.

Ophir is a historic mining town in the San Miguel County of Colorado. It has a tiny population of less than 200, yet is an ideal springboard to reach the San Juan Mountains.

The San Juan Mountains are a high and rugged range in the Rocky Mountains. Once a hotspot for silver and gold mining, the slopes are now open for winter enthusiasts.

It is sandwiched between the great skiing towns of Silverton and Telluride, high in the mountains that offer fantastic craggy faces, wide-open bowls and stunning tree runs.

OPUS Hut guarantees a fully-luxurious space for resting and relaxing, after a full day of exploring the wild and rugged slopes of Colorado.

We’ll be able to customise the itinerary depending on your level of ability, and with my knowledge of the slopes of San Juan, we’ll ensure a quality trip.

This 3-day backcountry skiing trip is for intermediate to advanced skiers in search of their next mountain challenge.

Get in touch now to reserve your place in the luxurious OPUS Hut in the San Juan Mountains of Colorado for a 3-day backcountry skiing trip.

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Equipment list: duffel bag, ski backpack, thermos, water bottles, sunglasses, sunscreen, lip balm, headlamp, first air kit, small knife, hand warmers, ski glasses, base layers, jacket, pants, vest, shell jacket, hat, touring skis, climbing skins, ski touring boots, ski poles, avalanche transceiver, avalanche shovel, avalanche probe.

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E-S Adventure Guides



Mountain Guide

One of our certified guides will take you skiing and climbing to some of the best spots in North America. In the USA we offer trips in California, Colorado, Maine, Alaska, Oregon, Arizona, Washington, Montana, Nevada, Texas, Utah and Vermont. And in Canada, you'll find tours in Quebec, Alberta and British Columbia.



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What people are saying about E-S Adventure Guides



Great guides and great snow!



Will was great wise and fun to spend the day with.



Guide cancelled within 48 hrs and I was unable to find someone else and so far I’ve not been refunded. Put a small dent in my otherwise great trip to Revelstoke.



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Guide was very experienced and very patient with us. We learned alot and he tried to fit in all the knowledge he could in one day, super awesome. A little tough going back and forth to get the trip set up hard to tell if the site is sketchy until you see reviews but all worked out. Ended up with an awesome day with an awesome guide. Overall pretty satisfied and thankful!

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