Description

14ft x 14ft 3-sided Adirondack-style shelter.

Facilities

No amenities. Water available from small creek 30 yards east of shelter. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Bay of Pillars, west shore, Kuiu Island

Location

Bay of Pillars.

Access

By boat

Terrain

Grove of old-growth timber, overlooking broad, U-shaped bight, gently sloping gravel beach

Special Features

Excellent hiking and fishing. Nicely located for visits to Tebenkof Bay.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fire starter, fire extinguisher, shovel, garbage bags, toilet paper. It's a good idea to bring your own water. For overnight stays: sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils and food.

Rowboat

No

Stove

None

More Info

Fires can be built in fire grate in front of shelter or on beach below high tide line using dead and down wood only. There is no outhouse; dig "cat holes" 6"-8" deep, at least 200ft from any fresh water source. Bury or pack out all toilet paper.

USGS Topo Map

Port Alexander C-1

Rental Fee

None

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.57228
Longitude: -134.29875

Photos

Bay of Pillars Shelter