Neil Colgan Hut
|Neil Colgan Hut|
Neil Colgan Hut taken from Mount Bowlen - July 2007
|Named for: Neil Colgan|
|Region||Kootenay National Park|
|- elevation||2,957 m (9,701 ft)|
|Built by||Alpine Club of Canada|
|Style||Metal Shelter cabin|
|Governed by||Parks Canada|
|Operated by||Alpine Club of Canada|
|For public||Reservations required|
|Capacity||18 in summer / 16 in winter|
|Lighting / Cooking||Propane|
|Drinking water||Creek (boil or filter)|
|Human waste||Outhouse (helicoptered out)|
The Neil Colgan Hut (2,957 metres or 9,701 feet) is an alpine hut located on the Fay Glacier in Kootenay National Park in British Columbia, Canada. It is situated in a col between Mount Little and Mount Bowlen, which is one of the peaks overlooking The Valley of the Ten Peaks. The hut is maintained by the Alpine Club of Canada and is the highest permanent structure in Canada."
The hut sleeps 18 in the summer and 16 in the winter and is equipped with propane-powered lamps and stovetop. There is one outdoor drum toilet at this facility.
- Kariel, Herbert G; Kariel, Patricia E (1986). Alpine Huts in the Rockies, Selkirks and Purcells. Banff, Alta.: Alpine Club of Canada. p. 42. ISBN 9780920330180. OCLC 25165072. Also OCLC 16019218 and OCLC 123203042.
- "Neil Colgan Hut". Alpine Club of Canada. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
- "Perren route to Neil Colgan Hut". Summit Post. Retrieved 2012-03-25.
- Neil Colgan Hut at the Alpine Club of Canada