The most memorable places to stay
    usually have thin walls of fabric,
        rustic wood or stone,
and are far from any road
Melville group ACC camp, British Columbia

Melville group ACC camp, British Columbia

Hind Hut, Mt. Assiniboine, British Columbia, Canada

Hind Hut, Mt. Assiniboine, British Columbia, Canada

Sir Sandford ACC camp, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Sir Sandford ACC camp, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Chopping wood at Jumbo Cabin, Purcell Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

Jumbo Cabin, Purcell Mountains, British Columbia, Canada

Grassy Hut in the morning

Grassy Hut, Bonnington range, Nelson, British Columbia

Powder Creek lodge at dawn, Purcell Mountains, British Columbia

Powder Creek lodge, Purcell Mountains, British Columbia

Balfour Hut, Wapta Icefields, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

Balfour Hut, Wapta Icefields, Banff National Park, Alberta Canada

Lyell Icefields ACC camp, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Lyell Icefields ACC camp, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Camp cactus, Water Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Camp cactus, Water Canyon, Canyonlands National Park, Utah

Sunset over Houston Lake, Selkirk Mountains British Columbia

Sunset over Houston Lake, Selkirk Mountains, British Columbia

Water Bottom camp at dawn

Water Canyon camp, Green river, Canyonlands NP, Utah

Lyell Icefields ACC camp, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Lyell Icefields Alpine Club camp, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Guide della Val d'Ayas, Italian Alpes

Guide della Val d’Ayas, Italian Alpes

High camp on Mt. Clemenceau, ACC camp, Rocky Mountains British Columbia

Mt. Clemenceau high camp, Rocky Mountains British Columbia

Grand Canyon camp, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

Grand Canyon camp, Kaibab National Forest, Arizona

Arrival at Bow Hut

Bow Hut, Wapta Icefields, Banff National Park, Canada

Sunset at Jumbo Hut, Columbia Valley, British Columbia.

Sunset at Jumbo Hut, Columbia Valley, British Columbia.

Josef at Copper Mountain Hut, Nelson, British Columbia

Josef at Copper Mountain Hut, Nelson, British Columbia

Sunset at Elizabeth Parker hut, Lake O'Hara, Yoho National Park, British Columbia

Elizabeth Parker hut, Lake O’Hara, Yoho NP, British Columbia

Chalet du Lac Blanc, Reserve Naturelle des Aiguiles Rouge, Chamonix, France

Chalet du Lac Blanc, Reserve Naturelle des Aiguiles Rouge, France

Sorcerer Lodge, Selkirk Mountains British Columbia

Sorcerer Lodge, Selkirk Mountains British Columbia

Alexandra and Whiterose, 11:00pm. Alpine Club of Canada, Calgary Section Camp, Rocky Mountains, British Columbia

Alexandra and Whiterose, Rocky Mtns, British Columbia

Fort Bottom, Green River, Canyonlands NP, Utah

Fort Bottom, Green River, Canyonlands NP, Utah

Great Cairn hut and Mt. Sir Sandford, Selkrik Mountains, British Columbia

Great Cairn hut, Sir Sandford range, British Columbia

Evening at the Refuge d'Argentiere, looking across the Argentiere Glacier at the Aiguille Verte and Les Droites

Refuge d’Argentiere, looking across the Argentiere Glacier at the Aiguille Verte and Les Droites, Chamonix, France

Mt. Forbes camp, Banff National Park, Canada

Mt. Forbes camp, Banff National Park, Canada