Winter Public Use Cabins

The Kandik River Cabin is one of several public use cabins in the Yukon-Charley Rivers National Preserve. Photo by NPS.

Visiting a remote cabin in the winter opens the backcountry as you can’t experience any other way. Climb out of your toasty sleeping bag to see a brilliant dome of stars far from city lights, maybe with the aurora. We’ll talk about winter time trips to Alaska’s public use cabins. It’s time to plan outings you’ll do on skis and snowshoes a couple of months from now.

Listen now:

HOST: Charles Wohlforth


  • Paul Twardock, APU Outdoor Studies Chair
  • Michael Henrich, Alaska Hut Association board member


BROADCAST: Thursday, October 9, 2014, 2:00 – 3:00 p.m. AKDT

REPEAT BROADCAST:  Thursday, October 9, 2014, 9:00 – 10:00 p.m. AKDT

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