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Comfort In The Backcountry

Get a roof over your head and inspiring locations for photos by exploring the possibilities of remote lodges

Thompson Pass Mountain Chalet
Thirty miles north of Valdez, Mile 19, Richardson Highway. Contact: P.O. Box 1540, Valdez, AK 99686, (907) 835-4817, e-mail: chalet@alaska.net.
Meiss Meadow Hut
Lake Tahoe area. Contact: Sierra Ski Touring/Husky Express, P.O. Box 176, Gardnerville, NV 89410, (775) 782-3047, www.highsierra.com /sst/.
Pear Lake Ski Hut
Sequoia National Park. Contact: Sequoia Natural History Association, (559) 565-3759, e-mail: snha@sequoiahistory .org, www.sequoiahistory.org/ pearlake/pearlake.htm.
Peter Grubb Hut, Benson Hut,
Bradley Hut, Ludlow Hut

Lake Tahoe area. Contact: Hut Reservations Coordinator, Clair Tappaan Lodge, P.O. Box 36, Norden, CA 95724, (530) 426-3632, www.sierraclub.org/ outings/lodges.
Hidden Treasure Yurt
New York Mountain in Eagle County. Contact: (800) 444-2813, e-mail: htayurt@yahoo.com, http://web.vail.net/ winter/yurt.
Red Mountain Huts
Southern Colorado. Contact: Red Mountain Enterprises, 1922 N. 2nd Ct., Grand Junction, CO 81501,(970) 257-0787, e-mail: cabins@skihuts.com, www.skihuts.com.
Len Foote Hike Inn
Amicalola Falls State Park in northern Georgia. Contact: e-mail: staff@hike-inn.com, www.hike-inn.com.
Williams Peak Yurt
Sawtooth Range. Contact: Sawtooth Mountain Guides, P.O. Box 18, Stanley, ID 83278, (208) 774-3324, e-mail: getaway@ sawtoothguides .com, www.sawtoothguides .com.
ABR Trails Rustic Cabins
Northern Michigan. Contact: E5299 West Pioneer Rd., Ironwood, MI 49938, (906) 932-3502, www.michiweb.com/ abrski/lodging/.
Granite Park Chalet
Glacier National Park, Montana.
Contact: (800) 521-7238, e-mail: info@glacierguides.com, www.glacierguides.com.
New Hampshire
Gray Knob, Crag Camp,
The Log Cabin and The Perch

White Mountain National Forest. Contact: Randolph Mountain Club, e-mail: info@randolphmountain club.org, www.randolphmountain club.org.
High Mountain Huts
Network of eight huts in the White Mountain National Forest. Contact: Appalachian Mountain Club, (603) 466-2727, www.outdoors.org/ lodging/ huts/index.shtml.
North Carolina/Tennessee
LeConte Lodge
Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Contact: 250 Apple Valley Rd., Sevierville, TN 37862, (865) 429-5704, e-mail: reservations@leconte-lodge.com, www.leconte-lodge.com.
Wing Ridge Ski Tours
Wallowa Mountains in northeast Oregon. Contact: Wing Ridge Ski Tours, (800) 646-9050, e-mail: roger@wingski.com, www.wingski.com
Rendezvous Huts
Teton Mountains. Contact: Rendezvous Ski and Snowboard Tours, 1110 Alta North Rd., Alta, WY 83414, (877) 754-4887,e-mail: info@skithetetons.com, www.skithetetons.com.
Canadian Rockies
Alpine Club of Canada
Contact: (403) 678-3200, e-mail: info@alpineclubofcanada .ca, www.alpineclubofcanada .ca.
Canada Trails
Contact: www.canadatrails.ca/ lodging/ldgbc.html.
Lake O'Hara Lodge
Contact: (250) 343-6418 (June 19 to September 30), (403) 678-4110 (off-season), www.lakeohara.com.
Mount Assiniboine Lodge
Contact: (403) 678-2883, www.canadianrockies .net/ assiniboine/lodge.html.
Purcell Lodge
(250) 344-2639, e-mail: info@placeslesstravelled .com, www.placeslesstravelled .com.
New Zealand
Alpine Guides
Mount Cook National Park, New Zealand. Contact: Alpine Guides, 011-64-3-4351-834, e-mail: mtcook@alpineguides .co.nz, www.alpineguides.co .nz.


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