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Lodge to Hut: Southern Presidential Range

Date and Time

Sunday, August 11, 2019 5:30PM - Wednesday, August 14, 2019 4:00PM

Location

AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)

Overview

Join us on this hut-to-hut adventure across the southern Presidential Range of the White Mountains. Backcountry lodging and hearty meals are provided at AMC's Lakes of the Clouds and Mizpah Spring Huts. We hike from the Ammonoosuc Ravine Trailhead to Lakes of the Clouds Hut along the steep and challenging Ammonoosuc Ravine. The next day, we traverse the southern Presidential Range to Mizpah Spring Hut, giving us ample opportunity to explore the ridge and listen for white throated sparrows along the way. We will examine and discuss alpine adaptations and compare alpine plant communities.This trip involves moderate/difficult hiking on steep, rocky terrain. Weather can change quickly and become quite cold and windy above treeline. Participants should be in good hiking shape, have proper hiking boots and clothing, and be prepared for a summer alpine adventure!

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $499 member / $552 non-member
*Lodging and meals, guided hikes with AMC Outdoor Guides, gear rental, transportation to the trail heads

Past participants say...

•"I loved the waterfall at the end, and lunch on the mountain with views. Guides were very patient, upbeat, and informative." Participant, July 2016 •"I learned a lot about the huts and the landscape that I didn't know from going to the huts by myself. I learned so much about plants and glaciers." Participant, July 2016

Click map for driving directions
ladies on the ridge

Activities

Backpacking
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Naturalist

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Full

Nearby AMC Destinations

Highland Center at Crawford Notch
Lakes of the Clouds Hut
Mizpah Spring Hut

Difficulty

Challenging

Audience

Adults (18+)


Contact



(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


Contact


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.