Laughton Glacier Cabin

  

Laughton Glacier Cabin

The Laughton Glacier Cabin is a 12’ x 14’ panabode style cabin. The area is surrounded by mountains. It is a spruce and sub-alpine fir forest with moose, brown bear and black bear. The trail to the cabin follows the Skagway River drainage. The following is included with the cabin: Two single wooden bunks, 2 double bunks (total capacity is 6 people), 1 table and bench, oil stove, cooking counter, food cupboard and shelves, cooler, log book, broom and dustpan, outhouse. Water is available from a nearby stream. Treat all water before using. This cabin is heated by an oil stove. Bring your own fuel for the oil heater (#1 Stove oil), sleeping bags, sleeping pads, cooking stove, lantern, pots, pans, plates, utensils, food, toilet paper, garbage bags, fire extinguisher and fire starter. Fuel consumption is approximately 1 gallon per day with the stove on low setting (sufficient for 8 hours of heating with an outside temperature of 40 degrees Fahrenheit).

At a Glance

Reservations: A non-refundable service fee will be added to each reservation by Recreation.gov. The site can be accessed by a train, followed by a 1.5-mile hike. The White Pass and Yukon Railroad operates from May 1 to September 30. The cabin is closed to reservations in the off-season, since the surrounding area is owned by the railroad. Rate information and reservations are available by calling the railroad at 800-343-7373.
Fees $45/night peak season May 1 – September 30
$45/night non-peak season October 1 – April 30
Refunds are not made if inclement weather conditions or other acts of nature beyond the Forest Service control cause the permittee to not use the shelter at the designated time.
Permit Info: Access is via the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad starting May 01 and ending September 30. Make reservations at least 24 hours in advance for train transportation. Rate information and reservations are available by calling the railroad at 800-343-7373.
Open Season: May 1
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Skagway, AK
Water: No
Restroom: Pit Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Access is via a 14-mile hike or a ride on the White Pass Railroad out of Skagway, AK during the summer season to the Glacier whistle stop and a 1.5-mile hike on a Forest Service trail. Make reservations at least 24 hours in advance for train transportation. Rate information and reservations are available by calling the railroad at 800-343-7373.

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This site provides cabin camping in a glacial valley. Access requires a train ride on a historic rail line.

Reservation Info This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at www.recreation.gov

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
59.544472

  Longitude : 
-135.093778

 



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