Alpine Shelter

Slovenia-based OFIS airlift the “Alpine Shelter” onto the top of Mount Kanin near the country’s small resort town of Bovec to study the architecture necessary to weather some of our planet’s most extreme conditions. While it may not be lavish, this most certainly beats staying in a tent. With room for up to 9 individuals looking for shelter during the winter months, it boasts magnificent views of the surrounding peaks. Continue reading for more pictures and information. Click here to view a few bonus images of hanging mountain temples from around the world.

Alpine Shelter
Alpine Shelter
Alpine Shelter
Alpine Shelter
Alpine Shelter

“It’s organized into three resting platforms on the inside, with a large window in front of the cabin that provides a jaw-dropping 360° view of the mountain valley extending outward into greater Slovenia and Italy. The site is only accessible by foot or helicopter and while we highly doubt you can reserve a night for two in this tiny cabin, it does get us excited for winter hiking expeditions nonetheless,” reports Hi Consumption.