Onion Main Cabin (Smithers)

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  • Rec Site #:REC169702
  • Type:User Maintained
  • Fees:$20.00 Trail Use
  • Fee Applies:Mar 28, 2014 - Mar 27, 2024
    All Days
  • Campsites:0
  • Access:Trail
  • Facilities:None
  • Site Operator:SMITHERS SNOWMOBILE ASSOCIATION
  • Site Description: The Onion is part of Babine Mountains Provincial Park, and sledders can make use of two special permit areas: Four Lakes and Cronin.There are conditions and a defined number of trips for these rides Contact the SSA BoD for more information on special permit rides. The ride up to the Onion shelter just outside the park boundary is about 9.5 kilometres and another four kilometres will take you to Burdettes shelter, which is within the park. Families with some experience will enjoy a relaxing, easy ride to the first shelter, and kids can try out powder meadows and rolling hills while Mom and Dad can take on some trickier challenges. Just past Burdettes, get ready for some steeper terrain, treed areas, creeks, glaciers and gullies, where experience in boondocking and navigating intermediate terrain are musts. The Onion Main Cabin sits in the shadows of Mount Hyland elevation 2279 m / 7477 ft . Looking from Mount Hyland southwest to the Telwa and Smithers communities . To the southeast is Dome Mountain at an elevation of 1754 m / 5754 ft. FEES APPLY TO THE USE OF GROOMED SNOWMOBILE TRAILS ACCESSING THIS CABIN.

  • Driving Directions: From Smithers BC heading Southeast for +/- 6 km then East on Babine Lake Road for +/- 16.6 km you will get to Old Babine Lake Road heading Northwest for +/- 3.2 km. Then head Northward for +/- 5.5 km on an old logging Road. Alternatively you can travel the Old Babine Lake Road as well and arrive at the Old logging Road. Please check local maps.

  • Fire Bans and Restrictions:Link

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