Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, oil stove for heat and an outside toilet. It does not have mattresses or cooking utensils.Cabin users should bring their own sleeping bags, pads, cook stoves, cooking gear and food.Oil stove uses #1 stove oil (#1 diesel) to be supplied by user. For list of stove oil suppliers for the Juneau and Skagway area call (907) 586-8800. Fuel consumption is approximately 1 gal/day with stove on low setting. Proximity: Two miles west of Canadian border,on North side of Sawtooth Mountain Range Train transportation must arranged in advance. Call (800)343-7373 Area is surrounded by mountains. It is a spruce and sub-alpine fir forest with moose, brown bear and black bear. Trail to cabin follows Skagway River drainage. REservation holder named on the reservation letter must be member of party using the cabin. Use of this cabin by a commercial operator, such as an outfitter or guide, is NOT allowed. There are NO discounts for Golden Age or Golden/passports for Alaska cabin rentals. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - Sept. 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1- April 30.
You may reserve this cabin on the day of arrival, or up to 180 days in advance. Hiking and trail access only. Stream water must be boiled or treated before drinking. Area not snow free until early June. All garbage and food must be packed out. Train access to trail head available only from early May to late September. Hiking trail from RR tracks to cabin is approximately 1.5 miles. Heavy snows in winter with high avalanche danger on RR tracks and hiking trail.
Directions: Travel 15 miles north of Skagway on White Pass Railroad, then 1 1/2 mile east by trail to cabin.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .