Dale Clemens Cabin

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Dale Clemens cabin

A 14 x 18-foot rustic cabin overlooking Seward and Resurrection Bay. Clemens Cabin sits just above tree line amid mountain meadows and hemlock groves. Heavy winter snow can linger here into July.

This cabin sleeps 4 plus has a loft. It also has a table, propane heater, cooking counter, and outhouse. Propane may be supplied (call 224-3374 for info).

Not included: running water, electricity, mattresses or bedding, cooking utensils, ax, or splitting maul.

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At a Glance

Reservations: Cabin reservations can be made up to 180 days in advance by calling 1-877-444-6777 (518-885-3639 overseas)  or visiting www.recreation.gov. Cabin reservations (check-in  & check out time) are from noon to noon.
Fees Per night prices range from $50-75 (2018 prices) depending on season. Cabin fees are based on non-peak/peak season/day. Seasons vary by cabin. A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov
Restrictions: Trails are closed to motorized vehicles from May 1- November 30. Trails are closed to pack/saddle stock April 1- June 30.

General Information

Directions:

Cabin is located at treeline overlooking Seward and Resurrection Bay. Access can be gained through the Lost Lake Subdivision (Mile 5, Seward) which is privately owned so please be courteous of land owners rights. Cabin is located approximately 4.5 miles in via the summer hiking trail and 2.5 miles via the winter access route. The winter trail route is not recommended for summer access because of the steep terrain and wet areas. Access may also be gained via the Primrose Trail approximately 13 miles in from the trailhead at Primrose Campground (Mile 17, Seward Highway). Refer to USGS map Seward A7 and B7.


General Notes:

The terrain is steep to rolling subalpine with scattered spruce/hemlock trees, shrubs, grasses, and wildflowers. Cabin elevation is 1,750 feet. Resurrection Peaks and Mount Ascension tower above the area at 4700 feet and 5700 feet respectively.


Directions:

Cabin is located at treeline overlooking Seward and Resurrection Bay. Access can be gained through the Lost Lake Subdivision (Mile 5, Seward) which is privately owned so please be courteous of land owners rights. Cabin is located approximately 4.5 miles in via the summer hiking trail and 2.5 miles via the winter access route. The winter trail route is not recommended for summer access because of the steep terrain and wet areas. Access may also be gained via the Primrose Trail approximately 13 miles in from the trailhead at Primrose Campground (Mile 17, Seward Highway). Refer to USGS map Seward A7 and B7.


General Notes:

Be prepared for heavy fog and rain in the summer and whiteout conditions in the winter. The trail often is not open to foot travel until mid-June. You may need to bring propane (20 lb cylinder is the minimum required container size needed, smaller cylinders do not have the correct connections) but you can contact the Seward Ranger District at 224-3374 for the propane availability.

Inclement weather may cause an unexpected extension of the trip. Bring extra supplies to last 2-5 days. Bringing a personal cooking stove is recommended. Boil surface water 5 minutes before drinking. Remember to pack out your trash. You can contact a U.S. Forest Service office to receive more detailed information on safety precautions.


Directions:

Access to Clemens Cabin in the summer is via Lost Lake Trail. At mile 3.7 turn onto Clemens Cabin Access Trail for 1.4 miles.

The winter trail which also leaves from Lost Lake Trailhead is a steeper, more direct route of 2.2 miles.


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Directions

Cabin is located at treeline overlooking Seward and Resurrection Bay. Access can be gained through the Lost Lake Subdivision (Mile 5, Seward) which is privately owned so please be courteous of land owners rights. Cabin is located approximately 4.5 miles in via the summer hiking trail and 2.5 miles via the winter access route. The winter trail route is not recommended for summer access because of the steep terrain and wet areas. Access may also be gained via the Primrose Trail approximately 13 miles in from the trailhead at Primrose Campground (Mile 17, Seward Highway). Refer to USGS map Seward A7 and B7.


General Notes

The terrain is steep to rolling subalpine with scattered spruce/hemlock trees, shrubs, grasses, and wildflowers. Cabin elevation is 1,750 feet. Resurrection Peaks and Mount Ascension tower above the area at 4700 feet and 5700 feet respectively.


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Permit required?: Y

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  Latitude : 
60.1922

  Longitude : 
-149.4147

 



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