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Description

A-frame cabin with sleeping loft.

Facilities

2 double bunks, Sleeping loft, Wooden table and benches, Oil heater (#1 fuel oil only), Pit-type outhouse. Water is available from a small creek 1/4 mile south of the cabin. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

7

Area

Rocky Pass, Kuiu Island

Location

40 air miles (64 km) or 66 water miles (106 km) from Petersburg; 26 water miles (42 km) from Kake, in Rocky Pass in Keku Strait.

Access

By floatplane or boat from Petersburg or Kake. 16ft tide required for access by plane; expect a 1/2-mile hike if arriving by boat at low tide.

Terrain

Cabin sits on narrow isthmus of land surrounded by tide flats for several miles to the south.

Special Features

Excellent waterfowl resting area. Goose, grouse, seal and bear hunting. Good coho salmon fishing. Kayakers and canoers often find this cabin a welcome haven from inclement weather. Tidal flats a rock hound's paradise.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Fuel for the oil heater (#1 stove oil or kerosene only), 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 stove oil)

More Info

Stove is for heating purposes only and burns #1 heating oil. Has brown enamel finish and slightly domed top.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg C-6, D-6

Rental Fee

$45/night May-Sep; $25/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.6444444
Longitude: -133.7219444

Photos

Devil's Elbow Cabin