Small 3-sided Adirondak style shelter designed for winter use.
Wood stove, Benches. Water is available from river or nearby streams. Treat all water before using.
On Frenchy Ridge along the Upper Twin Ski/Snowmobile Trail, 4 miles (6 km) from the Twin Creek Shelter.
7.5 miles (12 km) from Petersburg on Mitkof Highway, snowmobile or cross country skiing 3.3 miles (5.3 km) up Twin Creek Road to trailhead, then 4 miles (6.4 km) on Upper Twin Ski Trail to shelter.
Open, rolling muskeg hills and spruce/hemlock forest.
Sweeping views of the coastal range to the east (Devil's thumb, Kate's Needle, Castle Mountain). Excellent snowmobile, skiing and snowboarding terrain
Season Of Use
Year-round; mostly winter
Tongass National Forest
What To Bring
Firewood and fire starter, drinking water.
Shelter meant as warming/day use hut only; firewood is not supplied
USGS Topo Map
Petersburg D-4, C-3