Women's Lodge to Hut Adventure: Galehead

Date and Time

Friday, September 30, 2022 5:30PM - Sunday, October 2, 2022 3:00PM


Highland Center Lodge,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,


Registration is required for this activity.

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


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 a pre-trip meeting and dinner at AMC Highland Center. 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 in 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


Starting at:

Adult: $509 member / $569 non-member
*Lodging at the Highland Center and Galehead Hut, members of the same party may share a room at the Highland Center for an additional but reduced fee. 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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Instruction (Skills)

Offered By

AMC Staff



Nearby AMC Destinations

Galehead Hut
Highland Center at Crawford Notch




Adults (18+)


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


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.