Wrangell Sentinel -

Steady treading for Argo wood haul


February 15, 2018

Photo submitted by Clay Hammer

Brush foreman Robert Robbins and assistant Dan Flickinger ascend the hill to Middle Ridge Cabin last week, using SEAPA's Argo amphibious vehicle to deliver wood to the popular recreational site.

Wintertime users of the cabin at Middle Ridge will be pleased to learn there's more fuel to burn.

With its elevated snowfall and roadway access, during the winter the spot is a popular staging area for residents keen on snowmobiling and skiing. Maintained by the U.S. Forest Service, users will often keep the stove going to warm up, with firewood provided by the Stikine Sportsmen Association.

The weather this winter has so far been fairly odd, with warmer than usual December temperatures keeping the road up to the cabin in a semi-snowy state, ill suited either for trucks or for snow machines...

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