Custom built alpine cabin designed to allow access through door in loft during periods of deep winter snow.
Sleeping platform, Sleeping loft, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater (#1 stove oil), Deck, Pit-type outhouse. Water may be available from nearby muskeg pools. Treat all water before using.
Atop a mountain behind Petersburg airport.
3 miles (5 km) by helicopter or 4 miles (6 km) by foot from water towers behind airport in Petersburg. Raven Trail is steep and challenging in areas; allow 3 hours for ascent.
Ridge surrounding cabin is flat muskeg, otherwise terrain is steep mountain slope.
Spectacular views. Cross-country and Telemark skiing and snowshoeing in winter. Wildflowers and wild berries in surrounding muskegs in summer.
Season Of Use
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
#1 diesel fuel (see below), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher, fire starter. If possible, bring your own water.
Some stove oil is provided in winter but may not last the season.
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg D-3, C-3
$35 per night