Travel: Not Really Roughing It

Love the outdoors but hate to sleep there? For camping-wary adventurers, hut hiking allows you to ditch the bulky sleeping bag and clunky camp stoves. Accommodations can range from simple yurts to posh lodges, but even the most rustic have cozy beds. Many also serve great food, making the wilderness seem a little less wild. --By Lisa McLaughlin

Colorado The 10th Mountain Division Hut Association manages a system of 29 comfortable backcountry huts in the Colorado Rocky Mountains. The camps are connected by 350 miles of suggested routes for hiking, mountain biking and cross-country skiing

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