Perched at 11,600ft, the OPUS Hut is a hand build, eco-friendly lodge, crafted with European influence and sustainable energy practices. Rustic wood interior, multiple decks and a wood burning fire place add a cozy feel to this high mountain hut.
All stays include, afternoon soup, dinner and breakfast. OPUS has a full kitchen offering a la carte snacks, and can cater to any special food preferences.
A network of mountain trails weave through the San Juans and many can be accessed from the hut. For an alternate approach, one can hike from Telluride, Red Mountain Pass, Lizard Head Pass or Silverton.
Ski slopes for all ability levels surround the hut. This part of the Rockies is known for deep, dry powder and some of the best backcountry terrain in the United States.
Visit our sister hut near Red Mountain Pass, easy access off highway 550, or take the high route from the OPUS
Between the high mountain towns of Telluride and Silverton lie a rugged spine of mountains. The hut sits amoungst these craggy summits making it a truely remarkable place to visit.Learn More
With beds, sleeping bag liners, libations and even home cooked meals, this means you can travel with a light pack to the hut. Enjoy the hike, drive or skin to the hut, and let us take care of the rest.
In the winter, the OPUS hut provides access to some of the finest backcountry ski terrain in the Rockies. In the summer and fall months, the San Juans provide an unparrelleled backdrop for day hikes or peak bagging, or just relaxing and enjoying the view.Skiing Hiking