Built in 1922, this open-faced shelter likely replaced a small, private cabin with 2 bunks and a stove. It was built on the North side of East Dorset-Mad Tom Road, (USFS Road 21) between Styles’ Peak and Bromley Mountain.

Mad Tom Camp, 1922
Mad Tom Camp, 1922

It accommodated 16 people, was equipped with a stove , and had a supply of water just to the east.

Mad Tom Camp was replaced in 1962 by the Mad Tom Shelter

Mad Tom Camp, late 1930's
Mad Tom Camp, late 1930’s

The Green Mountain News, Dec. 1922

Long Trail Guide Book: 2nd Edition, 1920

O’Kane, 1926