A challenging 4.6 mile hike leads to Galehead Hut, in the heart of the Pemigewasset Wilderness (Eric Pedersen)
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A challenging 4.6 miles from the trailhead, Galehead Hut is the most remote in the AMC hut system. Your reward for reaching the hut? The Pemigewasset Wilderness, with soaring peaks, sublime waterfalls, and never ending views. Have a seat on our front porch and take it all in.
In the heart of the Pemigewasset Wilderness, Galehead Hut welcomes all who come in search of the ultimate White Mountain adventure or simply a quiet escape. Embark on day hikes to nearby Twin or Bond peaks, or string together a hut-to-hut hike to Galehead’s nearest neighbors 7 miles away. Our hearty breakfasts, home-cooked dinners, and lively croo won’t disappoint. See self-service and full-service season dates >>
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The most remote of AMC huts, Galehead makes it worth the while, with awe-inspiring Pemigewasset views, nearby summits, and quieter strolls into the heart of the wilderness.

Staff Top Three Things To Do...

The Name is Bond The name is Bond
Some of the most remote and sought after peaks, the Bonds offer the ultimate in peak bagging satisfaction. Tag each Bond and then retreat to Galehead or push onward to Zealand Falls Hut, the next stop on your White Mountain adventure.
Hike the Hut’s Namesake Hike the hut’s namesake
You’re already there. You have to do it. Tag nearby Mount Galehead, and add another notch to your 4,000-footer list.
Swim in a Waterfall Swim in a waterfall
Hike down to Thirteen Falls, the site of former logging camp #13, and cool off in one of many swimming holes along this trail. Where better to kick back than in one of the most remote spots in the Pemigewasset, miles from the nearest road.

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