|Facts and Figures
||Rustic 1 ½ story
log cabin, sleeping quarters upstairs, one room downstairs.
Woodstove, and picnic table. Built in 1951
from chestnut trees killed by blight.
AMC owns 125+ acres on northwest slope of bear mountain. The
cabin is in an old growth hemlock grove near a small stream (boil or purify water).
There is easy access to Bear Mountain, Taconic and Appalachian Trails.
||500 yards from Mt Washington Rd. (6.8 mi from Salisbury, CT). Park 100 feet
south of Mass. line on Mt Washington Rd in AMC parking lot. Note:
Road is closed in winter (Nov-Apr). Call to be sure.
||For a detailed map, see the USGS Bashbish quadrant. The closest access is from
Rt 41, north of Salisbury, CT. Undermountain Trail (1.9mi blue),
turn north on the AT (1/4 mi white), west on Bear Mountain Rd (1 mi),
north on Bog Trail (1/4 mi blue).
||A reservations occupancy card is required to
use the cabin. AT Ridgerunners check regularly.
||The tent platform is
included with the cabin reservation.
||Year around. (call
the Registrar for reservations).
||The cabin is limited to the six bunks for fire safety. The tent platform
accommodates 4 people,
the total number of people on the land is limited to ten.
Battery-powered LED lanterns. The stacked firewood is for the stove only.
deadfall to burn in the fire ring (save cut wood for heat in the cabin stove).
|You must supply
||Batteries (AA size, four per
lantern) for the lanterns. Toilet paper, matches, utensils,
newspaper, cookware, padding for bunks, padlock for door.
||Check out time is 12 noon. Clean and sweep cabin before leaving. Dump waste
water in wash pit. Refill wood bins for next party. Do not leave
anything in the cabin, especially food or fuel. Pack out all food particles and trash.
||This area abounds in wildlife and vegetation, some
quite rare. Please do not disturb.
Special note: The waters below the cabin are home to a unique species of
fish, please do not pollute the watershed.
Do not disturb rattlesnakes. See
our low impact brochure or read our bulletin board at the cabin for