Asulkan Cabin

Cozy Ski Hut with Powder and Views

The Asulkan Cabin is located at the head of the Asulkan Valley at Rogers Pass in Glacier National Park, and has a 3-5 hour approach, longer when there is new snow.

The Asulkan Cabin is well situated for skiing in the Asulkan Valley. The Seven Steps of Paradise, Asulkan Pass, Sapphire Col and the Dome Glacier can be reached as day trips from the hut.

The hut is a beautiful panabode style building which sleeps 10. Cooking stove (no oven), lighting and heat are supplied by propane. The hut is stocked with cooking and eating utensils and sleeping pads.

Note: High season rates apply at the Asulkan Cabin from December 21 to April 30 annually.

IMPORTANT – During the winter months, you must display a parking pass when accessing the Asulkan Hut from the Asulkan parking area on Highway 1. You can obtain a copy of the Glacier Parking Permit – Winter (it will also be attached to your confirmation email when making a booking at this facility)

At A Glance

Location
General: At the head of the Asulkan Valley in Rogers Pass
Map and Grid Reference: 82N/6 (Blaeberry) and 82N/5 (Glacier), Grid Reference 673735
Hut Elevation: 2100 meters (6890 feet)
GPS: NAD27 11U 467636 5673465
Lat / Long: 51°12’ 42” / -117°27’ 48”
Rates
Open: Open all year
Rates: $30 members, $40 others
Peak Rates: Winter

Access
Quick Description: A 4-5 hour ski (winter) or hike (summer)
Elevation Gain to Hut: 850 m (2,790 ft)
Approach Time: 
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Other Huts in the Area

The Wheeler Hut, located at the Illeclliewaet Campground in Rogers Pass is often used as an overnight stop before trips into Asulkan. Mountaineers can continue on from the Asulkan Cabin to the Sapphire Col Hut.

Hut Bookings

  • Reservations arerequired at all ACC huts.
  • ACC membership is not required to book huts. ACC members can book 12 months in advance. Non-members can book 30 days in advance
  • Call 403-678-3200 ext 0 to make a booking. We are open 8:30 am to 9:30 pm daily.
  • Please read our cancellation policies and consider cancellation insurance for your trip.

Rates

Per Night Adult Member $30
Per Night Adult Non-Member $40
Per Night Child Member $15
Per Night Child Non-Member $20
High Season Adult  Member $35 
High Season Adult Non-Member $45
   

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Facilities

10
Mattress pads provided, bring your own sleeping bag
Propane stovetops (propane supplied)
Outhouse
Propane lighting – propane is supplied
Propane heater
Snow melt

Recreational Opportunities

Summer
  • Mountaineering
  • Scrambling
  • Trail Hiking
Winter
  • Ski Touring
  • Ski Mountaineering

Access

The approach follows approximately the same route in summer and winter. The Asulkan Valley Trail leads from the Illecillewaet Campground, steepening in the later sections to reach the crest of the moraine below the hut.

Printable detailed access description

References and Links

The Hut Experience

Staying in a backcountry hut is a shared, rustic experience. Sleeping, kitchen and living areas are communal, and foam mattresses, cooking and eating utensils are provided. Guests area expected to bring their own sleeping bags, food and personal items.

All of our huts are user-maintained, meaning that the custodial work of keeping the hut clean, chopping firewood and shovelling snow is done by the guests. The ACC provides major service and renovations to all of our huts each year to ensure they are in good repair.