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Appalachian Mountain Club High Huts

Box 298, Mount Washington, NH 03581-0298
+1 603-466-2727
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Avoid the Pancakes.

When I go hiking, I really don't want to be around hordes of people, so staying at a hut during the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Dorset, Vermont
Zealand Falls

My first visit to a high hut. I'm so appreciative of the AMC maintaining these places. I'd like to... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2017
John Kevin B
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Steeped in more than 100 years of tradition, the AMC's network of mountain huts provides a unique backcountry adventure for novice and experienced hikers alike. Each a day's hike apart along the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire's White Mountains, AMC Huts offer mountain hospitality in spectacular locations above treeline or near mountain lakes or waterfalls.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good19%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible4%
Travellers talk about
“oatmeal” (5 reviews)
“carter notch” (9 reviews)
“full service” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Box 298, Mount Washington, NH 03581-0298
+1 603-466-2727
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

When I go hiking, I really don't want to be around hordes of people, so staying at a hut during the full-service season, isn't my preferred backcountry accommodation. However, sometimes a hut is the only logical place to stay on certain hiking routes. Thus far,...More

Thank Greg0ry
AMC L, Public Relations Manager at Appalachian Mountain Club High Huts, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We appreciate your feedback, Gregory. Thank you for taking the time to recognize many of the backcountry resources offered at AMC huts, as well as sharing your thoughts on how we can improve our guest experience. To offer some additional context on our hut rates,...More

Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

My first visit to a high hut. I'm so appreciative of the AMC maintaining these places. I'd like to visit a few more. Scenery on way up was spectacular, and the Zealand Falls very pretty. I believe you have to book early to stay overnight....More

Thank John Kevin B
Reviewed 11 August 2017

I hiked with a school group from Crawford Notch to Franconia Notch, staying at Zealand, Galehead, and Greenleaf huts along the way. One of the best experiences of my life. If you're not a nature person, don't do this - it's more civilized than backpacking,...More

1  Thank Bpkengor
Reviewed 6 July 2017

We were on the trail for three days and two nights, Stayed at Madison Springs the first night and lLake of the Clouds (Crowds) second night. Both were really good experiences. Madison is better as it is not so crowded. The hike from Madison to...More

1  Thank mike o
Reviewed 11 June 2017

Opportunity to hike the trails of the White Mountains and stay overnight. Full meal service in the summer and early autumn. Periods with caretaker service. 3 huts are open year round. Check the AMC website for availability and rates. Huts are typical 7-8 miles between...More

Thank CaptPete43
Reviewed 24 October 2016

We went here to obtain information on Tuckerman’s Ravine and Kancamagus Highway. We spoke with a gentleman named Jeff Gillianson(? sp). He was a fount of very useful information and we based our 2nd day of hiking on his recommendations. His advice was knowledgeable and...More

Thank TravelDonCA
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Awesome site, awesome views, the rooms are comfortable and the food is amazing. Completely worth the effort to discover and experience.

Thank Wanda T
Reviewed 26 September 2016

I have stayed in a number of these over the years. They are just the BEST. After a day or two of hiking, it is wonderful to have one of these come into view. The staff is friendly & energetic. There is always a hot...More

Thank Tracy F
Reviewed 4 August 2016

At almost $100 a night a stay in one of the huts is not cheap, but you MUST consider the fact that EVERYTHING is packed in to the huts. There's no road for a truck to drop off supplies! That having been said, our stays...More

Thank jimbaround02
Reviewed 26 July 2016

as always the CROO was GREAT. very entertaining. I wish there was a white Mt. Trivia game after dinner. Dinner and Breakfast was great, Bunks are NEW with led lamps for reading. No movement noticed from other in the bunk frame!!! Great music from the...More

Thank kevinhungry
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2 September 2017|
Response from John Kevin B | Reviewed this property |
I did not stay at the hut, but it seemed warm and heated. I would still bring you summer bag just in case. Hope you enjoy.
29 March 2016|
Response from Andrew K | Reviewed this property |
g'morning nyfamily! park you car at - 1002 Adirondack Loj Rd, Lake Placid, NY 12946 i'm honestly not familiar with the "huts" within Mt Marcy. i usually camp out by Marcy Dam. if you're referring the "huts" to "lean-to's... More
Wayne C
24 July 2015|
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Response from Gus B | Reviewed this property |
WNC - Jake is absolutely right about contacting the AMC at Pinkham Notch for current tent site information. Alot has changed over the years and the last thing you need is not finding a place to tent while you are the trail... More