AMC NH 20s & 30s Notch to Galehead Hut Backpack

Date and Time

Friday, July 5, 2024 12:00PM - Sunday, July 7, 2024 5:30PM


Carter Notch Hut,
New Hampshire, North Country,


Registration is required for this activity.


Join the AMC NH 20s & 30s Chapter the 4th of July weekend for a backpacking trip from Franconia Notch to Galehead hut. - Friday night the option to camp at a nearby campsite close to Franconia Notch will exist. This is usually a good time for further planning & socializing. - Saturday morning the group will meet in Franconia Notch, & a number of participants will be asked to help spot a car off of Gale River Road. - Saturday the group will hike to the Galehead Hut via a route which is to be determined based on weather. The distance and elevation gain on Saturday could be between 10 & 14.5 miles with anywhere from between 5300 to 7500 feet of elevation gain. Conditions & group choice will determine. - Saturday night the group will stay in the Galehead Hut. The hut will be full service at this time. A dinner & breakfast will be provided. - Sunday the group will hike 4.5 miles out & down to Gale River Road. - Before being approved for this event you will be screened & a fee of $200 will be collected for the cost of the stay+tax, & campsite fees.

AMC Trip Policy


Adult: $200 member
*Friday night camping Saturday night at Galehead Hut

Click map for driving directions
View from one of the twins



Offered By

New Hampshire






20s & 30s


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Bringing people with similar interests together for some of the hikes I have come to most enjoy over the last five years.


Selene is the Vice-Chair for the NH AMC Chapter and Chair for NH Young Members and a NH AMC 3-season hike leader. As a New Hampshire native she enjoys hiking, biking, skiing, camping and anything else outside. She is also a graduate of the 2022 NH AMC Winter Hiking Series.