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The Observatory at Alta Lakes

The Observatory is a private and unique backcountry cabin located 13 miles from Telluride, Colorado near Alta Lakes. It's one of the rare homes in the United States located at over 11,000 feet!

Guests can rent the observatory, which sleeps 12, in the winter and the summer. There are two full bedrooms plus a loft, a fully updated kitchen, two bathrooms, a hot tub, sauna and much more. 

The Observatory at Alta Lakes is accessible via a five-mile dirt road in the summer. During the winter, it is accessible only by snowmobile, skis or snowshoes. Guests can take the road up, or ski in from a backcountry gate at the Telluride Ski Resort.