Planning / Packing

Hazel Hut is named after the historic Hazel mine claim located in the hills above the property. This unique 350 ft² 2-storey timber frame cabin is built from wood milled on-site & all-natural clay walls, plasters & floors + solar-powered lights throughout.
Located at the top of Highway 31A in Retallack (halfway between New Denver and Kaslo).

Please Note:  NO dogs, fireworks or outdoor campfires

Only groups that rent all 3 cabins can bring dogs.


  • kitchen equipped with dishes, utensils, propane stove/oven & dish soap
  • hand sani-stations, cleaning & sanitizing supplies
  • beds for 6 people with mattresses & 2 spare pillows for people who forget theirs (bring your own pillowcase)
  • solar powered lights throughout cabin
  • year round water tap located outside the cabin, (if the water freezes you will be notified before arrival to bring water/melt snow)
  • outhouse & tp
  • firewood for cabin & sauna is supplied
  • parking for 3-4 vehicles, if you are bringing trailers please let me know


  • bring your own sleeping bag or sheets & pillows
  • non-electric/stovetop or bodum coffee maker if needed (no coffeemaker in the cabin)
  • slippers or hut booties, the floor can be cold on arrival
  • maps & the information you need about the area
  • headlamps
  • coolers & dishtowels
  • matches or lighter (because cabin matches often go missing)
  • sauna towels
  • bring your own communication device in case of emergency
  • battery pack/charger for your cell phones & devices (there’s no solar power in the winter)


  • There is no cell service or wi-fi at the property, 15 minute drive to cell service
  • There is parking provided for 2wd vehicles in the lower driveway
  • 4wd/high clearance can usually drive up to Hazel Hut, but during deep/wet snowfall it maybe necessary to park at the bottom & walk 2 min up driveway.  There is a toboggan for hauling stuff up/down.


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