Six More Dream Homes

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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.

Con­tact green­moun­tain­club.org

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.

Con­tact bound­arycoun­try.com

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