David R. Whitney

Myron Glaser Cabin

Myron Glaser Cabin is located at N39° 02.120′, W77° 57.196′. The closest parking is at the Ashby Gap Trailhead Vehicle Access. From there, it is a 1.85-mile hike mostly along the Appalacian Trail to the cabin.

Outdoor Fires

Myron Glaser Cabin has an outdoor fire pit with benches on the northwest corner of the cabin.


Water is available from a spring 60 yards northwest of the cabin along a short blue-blazed trail. The flow of water from the PVC pipe in the ground was a steady trickly when I was there. I was able to collect about 4 liters of water every 15 minutes.

There were also dish-washing basins in the cabin that would fit under the spout and fill in about 30 minutes.

Alternatively, there is a creek about 100 yards south of the cabin.


The privy at Myron Glaser is kept locked and usable only for guests of the cabin.


After a short spur from the parking area, it is a 1.6-mile hike along the Appalachian Trail to the southern signpost for Myron Glaser Cabin. Both the southern trail and northern trails from the AT to the cabin are 1/4 miles long. When I was there, the Myron Glaser trails had been maintained better than the AT itself.

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Note: This information is meant to supplement official materials, not to provide a comprehensive overview. It reflects my experience and the observations I made at the time I visited, but conditions and policies may change over time.