Benson Hut

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Benson Hut is located just below the north face of Anderson Peak, 5.5 miles beyond the PCT trailhead on Donner Pass Road. Expect approximately 1,800′ of elevation gain. Prior experience in the backcountry is required for this trip as the route is long and treacherous, especially in bad weather.…


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable


  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite


1 Review of Benson Hut

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Christian N.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Dec. 25, 2020

Hidden jem

I guess it’s a 5 minute uphill walk from the PCT and is hidden (plus not on PCT maps) so it’s relatively unused for non-locals. Always find something fun here left behind. 8 bunks. Some counter space. Wood. And a nice privy


Benson Hut is located in California


39.26093799999339 N
120.29640000000688 W

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