Description

15' x 19'

Facilities

Contains a woodstove, table and chairs, fire extinguisher, outhouse, and four standard twin wooden bunks.

Area

Wrangell Mountains

Location

This cabin is on the north side of Nugget Creek at about 3,000' elevation. Nugget Creek feeds into the Kuskulana River about 1/4 mile downstream from the cabin

Terrain

Spruce and aspen forest

Special Features

The location is suitable for off- trail hiking to the terminus of the Kuskulana glacier. A trail extends for 1.5 miles beyond the cabin to access the old mine sites at the 3,800' elevation on the bench above Nugget Creek.

What To Bring

You are responsible for providing your own food, cook stove and cooking utensils, water, and bedding, maps, compass, matches, and warm clothing

Rowboat

No

Stove

Wood

USGS Topo Map

McCarthy (C-8)

Getting There

Coordinates
Latitude: 61.626122
Longitude: -143.713382

It can be reached using a 14-mile trail suitable for ATV, foot, horse, or mountain bike or by small airplane at a 900' gravel airstrip approximately 200 yards from the cabin.

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Nugget Creek Cabin