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Women's Lodge to Hut Adventure: Galehead Hut

Date and Time

Friday, July 17, 2020 6:00PM - Sunday, July 19, 2020 4:00PM

Location

Joe Dodge Lodge,
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 exclusive women-only excursion into the wild- female hikers, female guides. These trips offer the spirit of adventure in an encouraging and supportive atmosphere! We'll begin with dinner and an introductory meeting at AMC Joe Dodge Lodge. We prepare for our backcountry adventure by focusing on the appropriate gear needed for our trip as well as a review of our itinerary. After a hearty breakfast we'll pack into an AMC Van for transport to the Gale River Trail head. We'll hike the moderate to challenging 4.6 miles to Galehead Hut. We will try to summit Galehead Mountain 4024'in the afternoon or the next morning based on weather conditions. Backcountry lodging and hearty meals are provided at AMC's Galehead Hut. 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. This trip involves difficult hiking on steep, rocky terrain. Weather can change quickly and become quite cold and windy. Participants should be good hiking shape, have proper hiking boots and clothing and be prepared for an alpine adventure! PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS: Hiking in world renowned terrain, including summit attempt of a 4000' peak. Experienced AMC Guides will share natural and cultural history of the area Galehead is the most remote Hut in the AMC system.

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $339 member / $376 non-member
*Lodging at the Joe Dodge Lodge and Galehead Hut All meals from dinner on the first night to lunch on the last day Instruction and leadership by AMC Outdoor Guides Transportation to and from the trailheads

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Activities

Backpacking
Hiking
Instruction (Skills)
Naturalist

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destinations

Galehead Hut
Pinkham Notch Visitor Center
Joe Dodge Lodge

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.