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Cabin near end of Cascade River Road?

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On a recent trip I noticed a cabin off the Cascade River Road (Near it's end)


I went in. The cabin was structuraly sound, had intact windows, and a door that was unlocked. Anybody know the story on it? Even though I'm sure thae cabing is no secret, I don't want to reveal the location so it doesn't become a meth lab or a place for squatters like some other abandonded cabins in the foothills of the north cascades.


I stumbled into another cabin on the flanks of Johannesburg after descending the south face. The area must have quite a history?


Any history gurus? bigdrink.gif

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I remember another thread on this site that mentions the Johannesburg cabin. I believe there was a mining claim on the south flank.

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I too stumbled upon that cabin last year walking up the road during the closer. I did some searching; the cabin was built by Gilbert Landre 1893. Gilbert's Cabin


The cabin is also listed in the National Register of Historic Places.


Fred Beckey's "Range of Glaciers" book might have more info.

I bet Lowell Skoog would have more information on the history too.



I didn't find any information on the Middle Fork cabin.

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