Six More Dream Homes
Alps, schmalps. There are enough backcountry huts to go around stateside.
LeConte Lodge Great Smoky Mountains National Park, TN The more refined among us will appreciate this B&B-style inn on 6,593-foot Mt. LeConte. Contact lecontelodge.com
Glen Ellen Lodge Green Mountain National Forest, VT You won’t find better access to the 272-mile Long Trail—and you’ll be hard-pressed to find another four-sided shelter.
San Antonio Ski Hut Angeles National Forest, CA Stage ski tours or hikes on the slopes of Mt. Baldy. Contact angeles.sierraclub.org
Park Butte Lookout Mt. Baker Wilderness, WA Float above the Cascades in this old fire tower off the Pacific Northwest Trail. Contact skagitalpineclub.com
Wallowa Alpine Huts Eagle Cap Wilderness, OR These winter shelters will convert even the most cold-averse among us into full-blown powder snobs. Contact wallowahuts.com
Tall Pines Yurt Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, MN Secure lakeside real estate in a grove of white pines, then rest sore muscles in a private sauna.