The ACC operates the largest network of backcountry huts in North America. Like its sister hut, Silver Spray Cabin, the Woodbury Cabin is a great destination for strong hikers and mountaineers looking to explore this rugged and scenic corner of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. See all of our huts here.
Trail distance: 8.5 km
Elevation Gain: 868m
Trailhead: Woodbury-Fletchar FSR, Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park
Family Friendly: Yes
Activities: Mountaineering, Scrambling, Hiking
Technical Considerations: Avalanche Terrain
Like its sister hut, Silver Spray Cabin, the Woodbury Cabin is the perfect destination for strong hikers and mountaineers looking to explore this rugged and scenic corner of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park is located in southeastern British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, a short distance north of Nelson.
Hut Location: 49.8012, -117.1270
Open: Summer only
Staying in a backcountry hut is a shared, rustic experience. Sleeping, kitchen and living areas are communal. 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.
There are no transition days between bookings. Guests are responsible to sanitize before and after use of the huts.
Download our hut cleaning and sanitation guidelines here.
Like its sister hut, Silver Spray Cabin , the Woodbury Cabin is a great destination for strong hikers and mountaineers looking to explore this rugged and scenic corner of Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park. Kokanee Park is located in southeastern British Columbia’s Selkirk Mountains, a short distance north of Nelson. The hut has propane cooking, lighting and a wood stove for heat. Cookware, dishes and cutlery are provided and sleeping is in the loft area on foam pads.
The Woodbury 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.
Connecting the Woodbury Cabin and the Silver Spray Cabin is a great one-day high level adventure for the experienced backcountry traveller.
Woodbury Cabin fact: The hut is uniquely designed to deflect avalanches, which is a good thing as it’s been hit twice in recent years.
This hut is closed for the winter season.
Open July 1st until Thanksgiving Monday.
Travel in the area at the beginning of July can be treacherous.
Sleeping Capacity: 8
Bedding: Mattress pads provided, bring your own sleeping bag
Cooking: Propane stovetops (propane supplied)
Lighting: Propane lighting – propane is supplied
Heat: Wood stove – firewood is provided
Water Source: Creek
Summertime access to the Woodbury Cabin starts at the Woodbury trailhead off Highway 3A, 23 km north of the town of Balfour. 13 kilometres of logging road (high-clearance vehicle required for the last 2 km) is followed by a well-marked and maintained trail that follows the creek to the cabin above the Wolf Cascade. The hiking distance is 8 kilometres with 762 metres of elevation gain and will take most parties 4 to 5 hours.
In winter the Woodbury Cabin is closed due to avalanche hazard.
ACC huts in BC Provincial Parks (Kokanee Glacier Cabin, Conrad Kain Hut, Elk Lakes Cabin, Silver Spray Cabin, Woodbury Cabin) may be booked by ACC members and non-members up to six months in advance.
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