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PostTue Mar 16, 2021 11:07 am 
Some photos of shelters and cabins over the years - most gone now

Sand Point Shelter 1970
Sand Point Shelter 1970
Camp Muir 1962
Camp Muir 1962
Camp Schurman 1963
Camp Schurman 1963
Bishop's Chalet on the Cascade Pass Trail 1969
Bishop's Chalet on the Cascade Pass Trail 1969
Goat Flats 1971
Goat Flats 1971
Image Lake 1968
Image Lake 1968
Kennedy Hot Springs 1965
Kennedy Hot Springs 1965
Kulshan Cabin 1970
Kulshan Cabin 1970
Mackinaw Shelter 2006
Mackinaw Shelter 2006
Necklace Valley 2009
Necklace Valley 2009
Olympus Guard Station 1965
Olympus Guard Station 1965
Summerland 2007
Summerland 2007
Manly Mine cabin on the Sunrise Mine trail
Manly Mine cabin on the Sunrise Mine trail
Williamson Creek cabin 1994
Williamson Creek cabin 1994

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PostTue Mar 16, 2021 11:28 am 
I spent a bit of time backpacking in the Adirondacks - shelters everywhere - lean-tos.  Almost like little neighborhoods.

"Today, the program comprises of 175 structures found all over the Adirondack Park"

Adirondack Almanak

My favorite:

Duck Hole

A hurricane busted the dam, swept away the bridge and drained the "hole".  Now it is a wetland.  I had my bachelor party at that lean-to.   Canoed 3 lakes and a few miles of portage to get there.

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PostTue Mar 16, 2021 11:38 am 
We also really like the ones in Mount Mansfield State Park in Vermont. Mount Mansfield is the highest peak in Vermont and is the backside of Stowe Ski Area. During “Leafing Season” it was blissfully uncrowned and beautiful. The Long Trail passes nearby and there are a number of summit trails some of which are nontrivial. The other side with Stowe and Trapp Family Resort is an expensive madhouse then.

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