Congdon Shelter


Shelter Description


This open-front, frame cabin was built originally in 1967 and modified by GMC in 1994. It is named for Herbert Wheaton Congdon, a Long Trail pioneer, trail-builder, guidebook editor, and mapmaker. Maintained by GMC and USFS. Accommodates 8 at the shelter and 16 at tentsites on the ridge above the privy. The water source is a brook east of the shelter. (Description courtesy of ATC Appalachian Trail Guide to New Hampshire-Vermont: 13th edition.)

Shelter Type: Lean-to

Capacity: 8

Sanitation: Privy

Tenting area?: Yes

Other Notes: Campsite max. = 16

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