Shrine Mountain Inn

Built in 1987 and located near Vail, Colorado, Shrine Mountain Inn is a wilderness retreat for hikers, snowshoers, skiers, mountain bikers, and snowboarders.

Shrine Mountain Inn consists of three rustic log cabins, each with fireplaces, electricity, running water and other amenities. Overlooking the heart of the Colorado Rockies, the huts offer guests a cozy romantic getaway in a unique backcountry setting.

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Welcome to Shrine Mountain Inn

Whether you are drawn by brilliant wildflowers or new snow, Shrine Mountain Inn offers backcountry adventure and solitude for all. Each day holds something new for visitors. Watch the sunrise from the deck, hike the ridge above Shrine Pass, mountain bike to the old mining town of Redcliff, carve some tracks into the fresh powder, sit back, relax, and read a good book next to a crackling fire, or bask in the evening alpenglow. The choices are endless...

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Shrine Mountain Location

Shrine Mountain Inn is nestled in the trees above Vail Pass, Colorado. At an elevation of 11,209 feet it offers spectacular views in every direction. Located far enough from paved roads to provide visitors with a memorable "backcountry experience," Shrine Mountain Inn is still easy to access year round. An ideal first hut trip or weekend getaway, these cabins are located 2.7 miles from Vail Pass by trail, and 2.5 miles by road during July, August, September, and October.

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Cabin Amenities

A member of the 10th Mountain Division Hut Association, Shrine Mountain Inn is comprised of three rustic log cabins with a modern feel - Jay’s, Chuck’s, and Walter’s. Each cabin has its own unique layout and style, and comfortably sleeps 12 people. All have modern amenities such as fireplaces, electricity, and running water and provide excellent views of the Gore Range, the Ten Mile Range and Shrine Peak.

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