Black Bear Wilderness Adventures

Kluane National Park Log Cabin

Location:Log Cabin at Kluane National Park

Right at the feet of famous Kluane National Park, this cozy log cabin is nestled between spruce trees and cotton woods. A short walk from the Alaska-bound Haines Highway you will find ample space around the cabin and endless wilderness right behind it. Forested trails and grassy meadows, not only invite moose, coyotes, bears and other native inhabitants, but will lead you into some amazing, untouched northern back country. Deep blue Kathleen Lake, the high country of St. Elias Mountain Range, and the remote valleys of the Cottonwood Pass are only minutes away.

What you find:

The cabin comfortably sleeps 4 people, with 2 people on a fold-out futon bed and 2 people each in the 2 bunk beds. The main part of the log house sports one open concept with table and chairs, closet and cabinets to provide lots of space for your gear. Windows along two sides provide for a fantastic view of the back country and “King’s Throne” summit from the kitchen window or front porch. The kitchen area is separated by a counter. It comes with all the kitchen equipment such as pots and pans, cutlery, water containers and dishes as well as a 2 burner propane stove.

There are portable battery driven LED lanterns for light  and a woodstove to heat up the cabin with plenty od split wood outside. The outhouse serves as your bathroom facility.
An earth cooler keeps your perishables and drinks in top shape during summer seasons, however in the winter you might only bring a cooler to place outside at night.
Behind the cabin a campfire setup with seats and benches allows for memorable evenings outside. You might even catch the magical Northern Lights.

 

What to do:

With the cabin at the foothills of world-heritage site Kluane National Park, countless trails and paddle options invite the nature enthusiast to short, medium or multi-day excursions. Only a few kilometers to the South, Haines Pass with its wide open plateaus, roaming grizzly bears and soaring eagles invites to an adventurous highly scenic road trip. Further down the highway Haines in Alaska, a quaint little harbour community, with ocean shores and bays placed below eternal glaciers allows for see kayaking, salmon fishing and tidal hikes.

The close by Tatshenshini River has world class rafting to offer, from an adventurous afternoon to 12 day trips all across the park and into Dry Bay.

Haines Junction presents itself with all amenities, such as bakery, gas stations, post office, bank, stores and restaurants. Here you also find the new built Kluane National Park and Reserve Visitor Centre, adjacent to the Native Culture Centre. Hiking and fishing licenses, information about trails and endless stories and data about the area’s history, flora and wildlife is presented in interactive digital presentations that will leave you with unforgettable memories.

What to bring:

You need to bring all your food and drinks, as everything else to cook and bbq on the open fire is there. Binoculars are recommended as well as bear spray, if you intend to venture into the wild (means every step you take outside the cabin). Good hiking boots and rain gear, maps and safety kit.

During Summer months we would recommend bringing insect repellent for there are enough mosquitos for everybody.

In the winter it is wise to bring a head lamp and warm slippers for the cabin.

 

During CORONA pandemic times

We have implemented some extra safety measures during these time to help you stay safe and improve your experience while at out cabin;

Kitchen area in Kluane Cabin

  • we will sanitize the cabin each time prior to your going out to it.
  • we will leave up to 48 hours between rentals for extra safety:
  • we do not meet with our guests in Whitehorse, but you can  self-register at the  cabin with the key being at a special location on site;
  • you will have to bring your own water with those blue 25 litre containers fitting well into the slot on top the counter;
  • you will have to use your own laundry, such as bed linen, sleeping bags and pillow cases, as well as towels and dish rags for the kitchen;

 

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Rates:

CAD$ 700.00 + 5 % GST for 1-2 people per week.
CAD$ 800.00 + 5 % GST for 3-4 people per week.
CAD$ 125.00 + 5 % GST daily rate.

 

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