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Description

16ft x 16ft A-frame cabin with second floor loft. Partially covered front porch, with built-in bench, wooden cool box for food storage.

Facilities

2 single-wide plywood bunks (1 with trundle), Loft, Oil heating stove (takes #1 fuel oil, not supplied), Table with benches, Cooking counters, Broom, Outhouse toilet. Water is available from nearby creek west of cabin -- Treat all water before using!

Capacity

7

Area

Stikine River, Stikine-LeConte Wilderness

Location

18 miles (29 km) NE of Wrangell on south side of Stikine River at Andrew Creek - Andrew Slough confluence.

Access

Accessible by shallow draft boat during moderate to high river levels, 18 miles from Wrangell.

Terrain

Moderately steep immediately in front of cabin. Adjacent slopes gentle to moderate. Surrounding area primarily Sitka spruce and western hemlock.

Special Features

Wildlife: Brown bear, black bear, moose, harbor seal, bald eagle, and gull (July - Aug.) Fish: Pink, silver, king salmon, cutthroat trout, Dolly Varden in Andrews Creek Creeks: 2 miles of slow moving clear water near cabin provide ideal opportunities for canoeing or kayaking up Andrew Creek at river stages over 14 feet.

Season Of Use

October - April

Managing Agency

Tongass National Forest

What To Bring

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

Rowboat

No

Stove

Oil (#1 diesel only)

More Info

Boardwalk and staircase to cabin from dock at edge of slough. Cabin overlooks confluence of Andrew Slough and Andrew Creek.

USGS Topo Map

Petersburg C-1

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 56.66444444
Longitude: -132.2391667

Photos

Mount Rynda Cabin