Fee Applies:Nov 1, 2012 – Apr 30, 2013
Site Operator:CRESTON VALLEY QUAD SQUAD SOCIETY
Site Description:The Ripple Ridge cabin is managed under partnership agreement with the Creston Valley Quad Squad. The cabin contains a wood stove, tables and benches, and a sleeping loft. It can sleep 6 comfortably, and 10 in a squeeze.Please note that no motorized vehicles are allowed on this road in the winter. A picnic table and fire ring were added in October 2010. CABIN FEES IN EFFECT WINTER 2012/2013 Due to high volume of use, cost of maintenance/upkeep, and reported user conflict a booking system is being implemented for the winter of 2012/2013. The fees will be collected under partnership agreement on behalf of the Ministry of Natural Resources Operations. Bookings will be done through the Creston Valley Quad Squad (www.crestonquads.com), and a minimum party of two is required to book the cabin. An online booking and registration system is currently being set up and will be available prior to collecting fees beginning November 1, 2012.
Driving Directions:From Salmo take Highways #6 and #3 southeast for 37 km to Stayleep pass at Bridal Lake. Park in the plowed area on the left side of the highway. From the junction of Highways #3 and #3A north of Creston take highway #3 northwest for 42.5 km to the pass at Bridal Lake. Park in the plowed area on the north side of the highway. From the parking area, cross the highway towards the south. The gravel road accessing the cabin begins immediately to the right of the Highway’s maintenance yard. Take this road 3.2 km to the top of the ridge where it levels off and before it drops into the next valley. Look for the trail into the cabins on the right at this point. The old cabin lies about 200 metres from the access road, and the new cabin about 100 metres further. high clearance 2WD required.
Ripple Cabin Free Camping