For more than 85 years, High Cabin has been a popular rustic retreat for backcountry enthusiasts looking for a secluded escape with breathtaking scenery. A two-mile hike from Cardigan Lodge, High Cabin is protected just below the tree line on the saddle between the Mount Cardigan summit and South Peak.
January 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023
No dogs overnight
High Cabin includes 12 bunks with mattresses in the main room, dry sink, a two-burner propane stove, propane, wastewater pails, composting toilet, broom, and dustpan. Pots, pans, service ware, and utensils are included. A composting toilet is located next to the cabin. Multiple screened windows afford views and air circulation in summer. A woodstove is available for seasonal use from November 1 to May 31. Firewood is provided. Maximum capacity is 12. Cabin is locked: obtain the combination at Cardigan Lodge on the east side of Cardigan Mountain. Please check-in at Cardigan Lodge or call the lodge prior to check in. 603-744-8011.
Our Commitment to Sustainable Operations
AMC has a long-standing commitment to using its huts, lodges, and sporting camps as models for sustainable operations and environmental stewardship. At Cardigan Lodge we use solar panels and have a car charging station. Our food is locally sources and we trade food waste with a local farmer for firewood and snowplowing services. Cardigan Lodge also offers environmental education opportunities.