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Description

Rustic style 12ft x 14ft Pan-Abode log cabin.

Facilities

2 single plywood bunks, 2 double plywood bunks, Table and benches, Oil stove (#1 diesel NOT supplied), Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, Mooring buoy. Water is available from a creek next to the cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Hassler Island off Behm Canal

Location

40 air miles (63 km) north of Ketchikan, on the northwest shore of Hassler Island, across from Black Island.

Access

Float plane or by boat

Terrain

Sheltered cove

Special Features

Good jumping-off spot for exploration of various bays and inlets in the northern Behm Canal area. The area is noted for king salmon runs into the Unuk River, with other salmon species, halibut, red snapper, and shrimp also in abundance. Wildlife in the area include Sitka blacktail deer, black bear, and wolf. A fresh-water lake with trout is located about 1/2 mile upstream from the cabin. There is no trail to the lake.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

#1 stove oil, sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter. It's a good idea to bring your own water.

Rowboat

No

Stove

Oil (#1 diesel)

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan D6 and D5

Rental Fee

$75/night May-Sept; $60/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.8925
Longitude: -131.6491667

Photos

Blind Pass Cabin