12'x14' Pan Abode cabin that sleeps 6 people. The cabin was built in 1991 by volunteers from Sitka. Cabin is equipped with wooden bunks, table, benches, woodstove for heat, and an outhouse. It has no mattresses or cooking utensils. Cabin users should bring sleeping bags, pads, cookstove, cooking gear, and food. Access by floatplane or boat. A mooring buoy is provided for boat anchorage on a first-come, first-serve basis, and may be used by cabin users or general forest users. For boat or air charters, contact the Sitka Convention and Visitors Bureau at 907-747-5940 or www.Sitka.org. There are NO discounts for Golden Age and Golden Passports for Alaska cabin rentals. The person holding the reservation must be 18 and must be a member of the party using the cabin. Reservations are restricted to a maximum stay of 7 consecutive nights per party for any one reservation May 1 - September 30 and a maximum stay of 10 consecutive nights per party October 1 - April 30. SETTING: Spruce and hemlock forest, berry bushes, beach, deer and brown bear on nearby land, seals and waterfowl. ACTIVITIES: Easy access to Chichagof Island, hiking on beach, wildlifeviewing, access to shrimp and crab S and E of Moser Island. Dolly Varden, pink and chum salmon in local rivers. RESTRICTIONS: Brown bear frequent area, cabin is not maintained in winter, firewood may be scarce. Rain gear and boots recommended.
Reservations may be made on the day of arrival or up to 180 days in advance. Treat or boil stream water before drinking. All garbage and food must be packed out. Occasionally poor weather can result in delayed arrivals or extended stays, and cabin users should be prepared for this.
Accessible year round, weather permitting. Located 48 air miles north of Sitka, within Hoonah Sound on the north end of Moser Island, north of the Peril Strait. Access from Sitka is 30 minutes by floatplane, or 2 hours by boat.
For geographic features surrounding the cabin, refer to USGS topographic map Sitka C-6.
Normal Services Available:
May-2003 through 9-30-2003 .