“I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not to learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived… I wanted to live deep and suck out all the marrow of life.” – Henry Thoreau

Beautiful mountain scenery and camaraderie with fellow veterans at a 10th Mountain Hut in Aspen, Colorado – all at no expense to the veterans we serve.

Our wilderness-based programs incorporate rigorous hikes through beautiful mountain scenery, camaraderie with fellow veterans at the 10th Mountain Huts of Aspen, Colorado, delicious and nutritious food, and moderated discussions from a notebook of assigned readings.

Veterans are encouraged to apply to our summer-only programs, which are gender specific in order to encourage open dialogue. An easy, interactive application is available on this site. All information is confidential and respected.


To help veterans adjust to and enjoy civilian life by gaining tools for enhancing mental, physical, spiritual and emotional health.


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Download the application and follow the instructions to fill out and return to Huts for Vets. All information is confidential and respected.