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“ophir pass”(12 reviews)
“great terrain”(2 reviews)
“high altitude”(2 reviews)
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Free Parking
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Family Rooms
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Back country Lodge, located near Ophir Pass, between the towns of Silverton and Telluride Colorado. Solar powered and heated, designed to accommodate skiers hikers and climbers year round. Three mile ski in access in winter, one quarter mile hike in summer. Wood fired sauna and spacious...
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3665 San Juan County Road 8, Ophir, CO 81433
6.4 miles to Telluride Airport
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Reviewed March 6, 2018

My husband and I ran a large full pension hut in the German Alps for 32 years, and I must say I was impressed! We have visited a handful of huts in Colorado, but nothing can compare with the Opus Hut. The building itself is...More

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Reviewed February 13, 2018

The hut is gorgeous, clean, and built with well thought out attention to detail. Food was GREAT. All meals were healthy and tasty. There was hot soup waiting for you every afternoon at 4:30, this was the highlight for me. The hut offers fantastic ski...More

Thank KellenBaker
Reviewed February 13, 2018

It's hard to describe how incredible this place is. I'm not sure what was better, the terrain and skiing, or the hut it self. All was far beyond expectations. Bob and crew have thought of everything as far as the hut goes - it's efficient,...More

Thank Jamie C
Reviewed January 7, 2018

Amazing location and great food! Our group had such a great time at the hut. Bob also had great recommendations on areas to explore around the hut. Even with no snow this year we made the most of it, and the hiking around the area...More

Thank Lee C
Reviewed January 3, 2018

Horrible snow to NO snow at the hut this year during our trip time. Contacted owner and informed him we were there last year and it was so good we decided to buy more days this year. But, because of the snow conditions and we...More

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GreenLeaders Gold level
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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Ski-In / Ski-Out
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$35 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Price range
$35 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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KathrynR105
April 4, 2017|
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Response from mooressteven | Reviewed this property |
I meant to say Silverton is closer to the trail to Opus than Telluride is to either trailhead...Ophir would officially be the closest town as the west trailhead starts there...haven't stayed in Ophir though...
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"Don't count on ownership to care about their clients, it's all about the money...."
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"The website says dorm room beds, but there are 2 beds per room and I was alone and didn't have to share."
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"Room above the kitchen smells wonderful. Rooms on the west side have a beautiful view."
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"Rooms are set up as dorms but you can book an entire room for your group if you don't mind paying for..."
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