Backcountry Cabins

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Hankin Lookout Cabin: The cabin has 1 double and 3 single bed platforms (capacity is 5).  There is a white gas fueled Coleman stove (bring your own gas).  There is a frying pan, a pot and a coffee pot.  In summer, there is a small stream downhill from the cabin that may provide water depending on recent rainfall. Filtering is always a good idea.  For water in the winter, melt snow.  The cabin is heated by a wood stove. Cost per night is $5 per person to a maximum of $30. Bookings can be made at Local Supply Company, 3852 First Ave, Smithers.  For more information on the Hankin Backcountry Area see: http://www.bbss.ca/hankin

Joe L'Orsa Cabin, Silverking Basin, Babine Mountains Provincial Park: The cabin has capacity for 20 persons on a first come basis. There is lots of room to camp nearby. In summer it's an 8.5 km gradual climb from the main parking lot. In winter the route in is 13.5 km. You will pass through avalanche terrain approximately 1.5 km before the cabin. The cabin has a wood stove and a supply of firewood. Note, in very cold weather the cabin will not warm to 'room' temperature. Bring your own cook stove. Dogs, alcohol and smoking are not permitted in the cabin. The proposed fee for 2016 is; youth (6-16) $5 per night and adult (17+) $10 per night. For more information see: http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/explore/parkpgs/babine_mtn/joe-lorsa-cabin-regs.pdf?v=1452713917178   

Harold Price Cabin: Cabin capacity is 8. The fee is $5 per person per night. Payment can be made at McBike (Main Street, Smithers). Note, the access roads (Meed Creek, Meadow Creek, Blunt FSRs) are not plowed every winter. Contact Pat at ladyypat@yahoo.ca
For detailed directions to the cabin from the Meed Creek Road see the file below. 

Star Creek Cabin: officially closed in winter due to avalanche risk.

Cronin Lookout Cabin

Morice Mountain Alpine Cabin, see the Morice Mountain Nordic Ski Club website
Owen Lookout Cabin, see Houston Hikers website
Sibola Range Cabin, Houston Snowmobile Club. You can snowmobile to the cabin and then use it as a base for ski touring.
Dungate Meadows Snowmobile Cabin


Link to Northword article on cabins in northern BC:http://northword.ca/april-2011/hut-hopping
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