Kokanee Glacier Cabin

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In Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park, north of Nelson, BC

Open all year

$25 members, $25 non-members

82F/11 (Kokanee Peak) and 82F/14 (Slocan)

49° 46' 15"- 117° 11' 39" NAD83 11U 0486021 5513154

1,960 m (6,430 ft)

A 3-hour hike in summer; helicopter ride from Nelson in winter.

400 m (1,310 ft)

3 hours

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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.

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.

Bookings

The Kokanee Glacier Cabin is one of five huts operated by the ACC which reside in the BC Parks jurisdiction. ACC Membership is not required to advance book or receive a discounted rate at these huts.

Due to high demand, ski weeks at the Kokanee Glacier Cabin are booked through a lottery system. Applications are accepted in the spring for the following winter. Information on the lottery is found here.

Other Huts in the Area

The ACC operates two other huts in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park – Silver Spray Cabin and Woodbury Cabin. They are not accessible from Kokanee Glacier Cabin.

Rates

Per Night Adult $25
Per Night Child $25
Per Week Adult Ski Week $925
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Facilities

20 (15 in winter)
Gas stove and oven
Flush toilets
Electric lights
Electric heat, gas fireplace

Recreational Opportunities

Summer
Winter