At a Glance
In Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, north of Nelson, BC
82F/11 (Kokanee Peak) and 82F/14 (Slocan)
1,960 m (6,430 ft)
49° 46' 15"- 117° 11' 39" NAD83 11U 0486021 5513154
Open all year
$25 members, $25 others
A 3-hour hike in summer; helicopter ride from Nelson in winter.
400 m (1,310 ft)
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Backcountry Luxury in Kokanee
The new Kokanee Glacier Cabin, on the shores of Kaslo lake in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is ideally situated for summertime hiking and scrambling adventures. In the winter, the area is a ski touring paradise, and the Kokanee Glacier Cabin is situated to best take advantage of the endless skiing terrain, and to provide you with an unforgettable experience. Kokanee Glacier Cabin offers an exciting backcountry adventure for the whole family. This is easily our most well equipped hut. In addition to all the dishes for cooking and dining that our guests have come to expect, there is electricity. That means there is a coffee maker and kettle. Guests supply their own basket filters and coffee.
Located north of Nelson, in southeastern British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, beautiful Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is a year-round recreational paradise. Sitting mostly above 1,800 metres in elevation, the park has three glaciers – Kokanee, Caribou, and Woodbury – which feed over 30 lakes and are the headwaters of many creeks.
Kokanee Web Cam
Kaslo Lake Wilderness Campground
There are 11 wilderness walk-in campsites and a day-use shelter for cooking at Kaslo Lake. Bookings can be made through BC Parks’ Backcountry Registration System. Fees are $10/person ($5/children).
The Kokanee Glacier Cabin is one of five huts operated by the ACC which reside in the BC Parks jurisdiction. In the summer months ACC Membership is not required to advance book or receive a discounted rate at these huts. Winter bookings are made through a lottery system (see below). ACC membership is required to book ski weeks, but not to enter the lottery.
Summer bookings at the Kokanee Glacier Cabin are made by calling our office in Canmore at (403) 678-3200 ext 0.
Ski Week Lottery Info: Due to high demand, ski weeks at the Kokanee Glacier Cabin are booked through a lottery system. All winter bookings are week-long and lottery applications are accepted in the spring for the following winter. See our Kokanee Glacier Cabin lottery details page for information on entering the lottery.
Enter Ski Week Lottery: To be taken to the Kokanee Glacier ski week lottery page click the button below.
Ski Week Documents: For groups with a ski week booking at Kokanee Glacier Cabin, please download the following documents:
|Per Week||Adult||Ski Week||$1000|
|20 (15 in winter)|
|Mattress pads provided, bring your own sleeping bag|
|Fully-equipped kitchen suitable for groups|
|Flush toilets, Bathrooms and showers down the hall|
|Electric heat and gas fireplace|
|Camping available on site|