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AMC Hut Crew Packboards

AMC Galehead Hut Croo with Packboards

When I was hiking up to Galehead Hut and South Twin Mountain over the weekend, I ran into two members of the AMC Galehead Hut Crew (traditionally spelled “Croo”) who were packing out garbage and returning with a load of fresh food for hut guests.  It’s really pretty impressive to …

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Huts and Shelters

AMC Greenleaf Hut, Mt Lafayette

I’ve slept in a lot of huts and hiking shelters, but no matter how humble or beat up they are, they’re always a great comfort at the end of a long day of hiking. When I was getting back into backpacking a couple of years ago, I avoided shelters, preferring …

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Zealand Falls Hut

Zealand Hut

The Zealand Falls Hut is one of the easiest Appalachian Mountain Club huts to walk into, making it very popular with families and young children, and in summer it’s an easy 2.8 mile walk from the upper Zealand Road parking lot. Built in 1932, the hut sleeps a maximum of …

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