Description

Four-sided hut with no stove.

Facilities

This is an emergency shelter. It is not intended for extended overnight use.

Area

Baranof Island

Location

On Harbor Mountain-Gavan Hill Trail about 3 miles northeast of Sitka.

Access

Hike in.

Terrain

2,500-foot elevation sub-alpine meadow near the saddle between Harbor Mountain and Gavan Hill.

Special Features

Use on first-come, first-served basis. No rental fee.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

Everything you need to spend an unexpected night at 2,500 feet above sea level.

Rowboat

No

Stove

None

More Info

Campfires discouraged in this sensitive sub-alpine environment.

Rental Fee

None

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 57.08403805
Longitude: -135.2828979