Vaccination – All guests eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine MUST be fully vaccinated and boosted by the time of arrival at the OPUS. On arrival at the Hut, all guests must provide proof of vaccination (card or photo is okay) and certify they are not experiencing any symptoms and haven’t been exposed to COVID.
Proof of Negative Tests – All guests must provide proof of a negative COVID test taken within 4 days of arrival.
Masks – All guests must wear masks while in the Hut except while eating, drinking or in their bedroom.
Starting Winter 2021/2022, we are returning to running at full capacity for mixed groups. Please reserve all 20 spaces if you’d prefer not to share space with others.
All reservations include a 20% non-refundable deposit. No refunds. All cancellations 30 days or more before the reservation will receive an 80% credit. All cancellations within 30 days will receive no credit, no exceptions.
All guests must also review and adhere to the local guidelines while visiting San Juan County and San Miguel County. These are available here and here.
Check in time is 12:00 noon, and Checkout time is 10:00 AM.
Any changes in reservations must be made 30 days in advance to arrival date, cancellations within 30 days of the arrival date will not be given credit. No refunds
An 80% credit towards future hut stays will be given for cancellations made more than 30 days from arrival.
Groups deciding not to come when avalanche danger rating is High or Extreme as forecast by the Colorado Avalanche Information Center will be given full credit, to be used within one calendar year.
Groups that are not familiar and comfortable with travel in mountainous terrain prone to avalanche conditions are advised to make use of one of the local guide services for assistance in getting to the hut.
Dog Policy – Dogs are allowed at the OPUS Hut for $50/night/dog, reserve dog spaces above.
Alcohol: Because the OPUS is a licensed tavern in the state of Colorado, any personal alcohol is not permitted at the hut.
All guests are responsible for their own personal trash, pack it in, pack it out.
Lights out at 10 PM – solar power is limited, respect other hut guests.
By state law – Alcoholic beverages not purchased at the hut, are not allowed in the hut.
Leave boots, climbing skins and wet gear in the entry, boot liners can be dried behind the wood stoves.
Please keep personal gear out of the Living area.
Please keep your food contained and organized in the storage bins provided.
Limited cool food storage is available at the hut, plan accordingly.
Please conserve water, there is limited supply from roof collection.
Please keep skis, poles and snowboards outside.
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