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Galehead Hut

Pemigewasset Wilderness Area, Franconia, NH
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Montreal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

This hut is a welcome site after hiking up and down dale for hours (7 -8 h from Green Leaf Hut). One of the most popular of the Appalachian Mountain Club establishments it is well appointed with comfortable and small dorms (around 10 bunks each). The meals and staff are welcoming and of the best quality. I did the hut... More 

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Collingwood, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

This is one of the trickier climbs. Galehead is remote but well worth it. Excellent food, staff and sleeping quarters. I love how the staff wakes you up with music and song. Another terrific AMC service. Keep up the great work AMC!

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

Did the hut to hut hiking for the first time and stayed at three huts greenleaf,galehead and Zealand falls.everthing was outstanding the staff the food and the comfort of the bunk,I will defiantly be trying there other huts in the future this is a very well run system of huts.

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Boston, MA
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This is a high country hut, only accessible by hiking a minimum of 4.6 steep miles. It allows you to do overnight trips without carrying tent, sleeping bag, food, stove, water purification. There are 4 bunkrooms, not separated by gender, with a total of 38 beds, single-sex bathrooms, and a large community/dining room. The crew outstanding prepared and served the... More 

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New Hampshire, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

Don't read any further if you are looking for a place to drive up to and hop in bed. It takes a good 3-4 hours of hiking to reach the hut. If you are a hiking and wonder about staying in an AMC hut, read on! This hut is perfectly placed to reach a number of more remote peaks in... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2012

Being able to hike without a tent, food, cooking and sleeping supplies in hiking in heaven. The dining room has a great bank of windows to enjoy the sunset. The sleeping rooms have individual doors. We had the best mini pancakes for breakfast. The homemade soup and the loaf of freshly baked bread are a real treat after a day... More 

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