Well AMC is rolling the dice that Covid will be diminished enough to open the huts albeit with special rules. The do not mention the impact on capacity


Contrary to popular belief all the food for the hut is not carried up on the backs of hut crews. Perishables and last minute changes are carried up (or down in the case of Lake of the Crowds) but the rest of the food for the season is carried up by helicopter along with propane. They are limited by permit to a short window in spring and in the fall for the flights.

Even with the precautions, they are still a very small enclosed space with lots of people in it. They did not mention requiring vaccinations