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Exploring the world of trails, huts and other shelter systems (e.g. inns, B&B's, hostels, cabins, yurts, tents, pods, tree houses, caves, etc.) supporting long distance walkers & skiers → how they operate around the world → honoring & learning from the people who start & operate them → building international community and conversation → towards a sustainable, environmentally sensitive outdoor accommodations & education infrastructure for USA → all in service to cultivating environmental education and a broad-based ethos of biophilia through immersive experiences in the natural world.

Ivory Lake Hut, a science hut constructed to support a team of glaciologists and hydrologists studying this retreating glacier.
Blue Range Hut built by Masterton Tramping Club in 1958
Frew Saddle Bivouac, two bunk bivvy built for NZ Forest Service deer cullers
Sign of the Packhorse Hut, government built (1916) tourism and climbing hut, originally built as one of four backcountry teahouses.
Red Hut, built by Rodolf Wigley, tourism pioneer and entrepreneur, c. 1916
Broome Hut In Summer - D Maddox photo
Dolent Hut, Swiss Alpine Club. Photo courtesy Marcon Volken.
Sutherlands Hut, built 1860's - a former boundary keepers hut
Sutherlands Hut, interior
Asbestos Hut, mining hut, 1914, for 36 years the home of two lovers who exiled themselves here to escape unhappy marriages.
Tarn Ridge Hut, 16 bunk replacement high mountain built by DOC
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How do huts operate? Lets find out: help us write “operational profiles”

A few people around the nation know a great deal about how hut systems operate.  But in the U.S. there is very little written about how hut systems are designed, built, and operated.  Almost nothing is known about the economics and demographics of hut systems.  And, other than the Colorado Hut and Yurt Alliance, there are no […]

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Where are the huts? Creating maps and lists

How many huts exist and where are they? We are experimenting with a modest project: Hut Systems Map of North and South America.  Our map initiative is just one of many.  We hope to coordinate our work with that of some of the growing number of hut mapping and listing projects worldwide.  Some are focused on a particular […]

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