Hermit Lake Shelters

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

At the base of Tuckerman Ravine, this shelter provides access to year-round mountaineering opportunities on the East side of Mt. Washington, including famous backcountry spring skiing. There are 8 lean-tos and three tent platforms, as well as outhouses and a hand pump for water. A caretaker is on site year-round. Purchase a camping permit at AMC's Pinkham Notch Visitor Center, no overnight pets. Reservations are not accepted.

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Gorham, NH
Water: Handpump
Restroom: Flush Toilet (summer), Vault Toilet (winter)
Operated By: Appalachian Mountain Club

General Information

Directions: Parking for Hermit Lake is at the AMC Pinkham Notch facility. The shelters are located 2.4 miles up the Tuckerman Ravine Trail, 1/2 mile below Tuckerman Ravine.

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.26118

  Longitude : 
-71.287119

 

Exterior image of Black Mountain cabin

Black Mountain Cabin


Exterior image of Doublehead cabin

Doublehead cabin


Exterior image of Radeke cabin

Radeke cabin

 



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