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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 (uses #1 fuel oil, NOT provided), Cooking counter, Food cupboard and shelves, Broom, Outhouse toilet, 14ft aluminum skiff with oars and NO life jackets. Water is available from the lake. Treat all water before using.

Capacity

6

Area

Mainland, southern Misty Fiords National Monument

Location

48 air miles (77 km) southeast of Ketchikan on the mainland east of Mink Bay.

Access

Float plane. May be inaccessible in fall, winter and early spring due to the frozen lake surface (float planes cannot land). Humpback Trail does NOT access the cabin.

Terrain

Spectacular view on high alpine peaks with sheer granite walls.

Special Features

Spectacular views of high alpine peaks with sheer granite walls. Cabin has the feel of complete solitude, but you are not alone. A commercial lodge is located at the southeast end. You can row to the Humpback Creek trailhead and enjoy the hike to saltwater (the trailhead is located at the north edge of a large log jam near the west end of the lake). Excellent fishing for dolly varden and cutthroat trout.

Season Of Use

Year-round

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

#1 fuel oil for the stove, personal flotation devices, 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

Yes

Stove

Oil (#1 diesel only)

More Info

Cabin is within Misty Fiords National Monument Wilderness. Please Leave No Trace of your visit.

USGS Topo Map

Ketchikan A-2

Rental Fee

$60/night May-Sept; $45/night Oct-Apr

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 55.0275
Longitude: -130.54

Photos

Humpback Lake Cabin