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Must Stop In the Whites

Even if you don't get to stay overnight make sure you stop in even just to chat with the Croo... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Charlottetown, Canada
Staying at the huts is a fantastic experience

I have stayed at all the huts and NEVER had a bad meal. The fresh baked bread is fantastic. The... read more

Reviewed July 25, 2018
Manchester, New Hampshire
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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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Mount Washington, NH 03581-0298
+1 603-466-2727
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Even if you don't get to stay overnight make sure you stop in even just to chat with the Croo! Don't forget you can purchase a snack and it may vary from a delectable Blondie at Greenleaf Hut or Lemon Poppy Seed muffins at Zealand...More

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Reviewed July 25, 2018

I have stayed at all the huts and NEVER had a bad meal. The fresh baked bread is fantastic. The soups are always tasty. Snoring can be an issue but I always bring my own ear plugs and then I sleep through the nights. Breakfast...More

2  Thank 88bobh
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Yes. Stop in. If you plan to hike, talk to a staff person about the weather, terrain, gear, and maps. Read the names of the people who died while hiking to the summit of Mount Washington. Orient yourself to the basic rules of hiking etiquette....More

1  Thank PaleoGypsy
Reviewed July 11, 2018 via mobile

I have stayed at several of the AMC high huts in the White Mountains over the past four summers, and there are ALWAYS snorers. For me, this ruins experience, I can’t get any sleep, and likely I will not stay at the huts again because...More

Thank Margaret C
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

I recently hiked the Franconia Ridge Loop and just want to commend the Greenleaf Hut on there employees and services. My friend and I went into this hike extremely unprepared. We arrived to the hut after dark, where an employee of the hut Aubrey was...More

2  Thank cjonesncahs2013
Reviewed September 29, 2017

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

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AMC L, Public Relations Manager at Appalachian Mountain Club High Huts, responded to this reviewResponded October 6, 2017

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 August 25, 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 August 10, 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

2  Thank Bpkengor
Reviewed July 6, 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

2  Thank mike o
Reviewed June 10, 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

2  Thank CaptPete43
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September 1, 2017|
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Response from CaptPete43 | Reviewed this property |
The wool blankets should be just fine. Bring a sleeping bag liner for hygeine and a little extra warmth.
March 28, 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
July 23, 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