Carter Notch Hut

I worked my first season at Lakes of the Clouds Hut in 2014. Since then, I’ve been croo at Galehead and Zealand and assistant hutmaster at Mizpah Spring. As a veteran of four seasons in the huts, I know there’s nothing like the anticipation of returning to mountain living, with its challenging pack trails and…

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Looking for some memorable destinations with a whiff of derring-do? Cave hikes might be just the thing for explorers of all ages. Formed by glaciers and erosion, the Northeast’s caves may be small, but they harbor plenty of surprises. From hidden waterfalls to American Indian artifacts, the caves below offer a bounty of treasures for the adventuresome…

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Sure, you know about AMC’s famed high-mountain hut system. Perhaps you’ve stayed in a few (or all!) of them. Or, maybe you’ve rolled up to an AMC roadside lodge and used it as a convenient base camp for exploring nearby trails and peaks. Most guests consider AMC’s huts and lodges a great value, given their…

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Meet AMC’s 2016 hut croo! Get to know the staff in this video then go introduce yourself when you visit AMC’s White Mountain huts. Watch all AMC videos on YouTube.   LEARN MORE Request your own reservation for AMC’s White Mountain Huts Read about AMC camps and reserve a bunk or cabin Meet past hut…

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Logan Maestri wears a huge grin. Seated on a couch in AMC’s Highland Center, the 30-year-old ex-Marine is recounting the day’s exploits of skiing at nearby Bretton Woods, in New Hampshire’s White Mountain National Forest. “I never skied before, but I kicked ass,” he says. “I had an instructor with me, and he asked, ‘You’ve…

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In the years since its initial 1888 investment of just over $700 to build Madison Spring Hut in the Northern Presidential Range, AMC has become an important contributor to the New Hampshire economy. A recent Plymouth State University study finds that, from June 2014 to May 2015, spending by out-of-state guests at AMC huts and…

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» CLICK PHOTO ABOVE TO LAUNCH SLIDESHOW We’ve got a winner, winner: Turkey dinner is officially the favorite meal of AMC’s 2015 hut croo to cook—and to eat. What other secrets lurk behind the scenes? Who can go the longest between loads of laundry? And what’s the deal with cumin oatmeal? Get the answers to…

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Carri and Jackson continue their search for the best kept secrets surrounding Carter Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. Feeling refreshed after a great night’s sleep, they’re looking forward to summiting Wildcat Mountain and walking its long, wooded ridgeline. Diary 4 of 4 – catch up with us from the beginning >> Gooooood morning from Carter…

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Carri and Jackson continue their search for the best-kept secrets surrounding Carter Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains. After a delicious dinner of homemade garlic bread, minestrone soup, and BBQ chicken, Carri and Jackson head to the Ramparts for some exploring – and celebrating the Carter Notch Hut 100th anniversary. Diary 3 of 4 – catch up…

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If you’re just tuning in, Carri and Jackson are continuing their search for the best-kept secrets surrounding Carter Notch in New Hampshire’s White Mountains.   Diary 2 of 4 – catch up with us from the beginning >>   We last left the dynamic duo at the glorious summit of Mt. Hight… Views: 360° views from the…

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