There is a public-use cabin near this airstrip:
Cabin location: N61.452471, W142.486578
Refer to USGS Maps: McCarthy 1:250,000; McCarthy 1:36,360 (B- 4)
Description: 2 Rustic cabins.
Peavine #1 is 20x24, handicap accessible, sleeps up to 6 people. Includes six standard twin- sized wooden bunks, a table with benches, a wood stove, fire extinguisher, info bulletin board, and a pit toilet.
Peavine #2 is 14x16, sleeps up to 3 people. Includes 1 standard twinsized wooden bunk, 1 standard double wooden bunk, a table with benches, a wood stove, fire extinguisher, info bulletin board, and a pit toilet.
Access: By aircraft via nearby 1650 foot gravel airstrip. Winter by snowmachine.
Terrain: Cabins are located 14 miles east of McCarthy on a gravel bar of the Chitistone River surrounded by towering cliffs.
Recreational Opportunities: Spectacular scenery, short local hikes along old mining trails on nearby hillsides.
Specific considerations: There are numerous bugs. Head nets are strongly encouraged during June, July, and August. Obtain firewood from dead and down wood.
No ID 077
Lat: 61.45714600000 , Long: -142.47036000000 - ALASKA, USA
Leave a Reply ·
You must be logged in to post a comment.