Camp Norway/Schnieder Cabin(scroll down)Look what guests have been saying about the Wallowas newest backcountry ski destination. "Bring your A-game, no place for gear harmonization." " Those Norway tours are long and strong!" " Be prepared for mixed grade scrambling." "Are you sure we're in Eastern Oregon?" "Forget about everything you've experienced in McCully, Norway is a different ballgame". And there are still runs to name!
NORWAY trips meet in Halfway, OR. at Carson House six miles north of Halfway on left of Cornucopia Hwy(look for our logo sign). Quick 2-min drive to end of plowed road where we begin our six mile(20mins) drag in behind snowmobile. From summer trailhead 5700ft, skin up is 2.5-miles gaining 2000 ft. Norway camp 7000ft has a 20ft diameter double-decker yurt for sleeping ten guests upstairs and first floor serves as kitchen/dining area. All bedding is provided.
Red Mt. west face drop-in, Euphoria Colouir 2500 vert. into Cliff Creek.
First Cirque of BlueCreek NE aspect (1 hr from camp).
Norway Peak's northwest face.
Click link below for trip report.
Schnieder Cabin. Availability
So if you've been to Norway you 've seen this across the abyss, the big cold northside of Cornucopia Mt..
Now you can stay here and get it! Introducing Schnieder Cabin historic miners cabin, 7200ft southside Mt Cornucopia.
Sleeps 5 comfortably(12x16ft). Loft with window(2 beds up top 3 beds down below, wood stove, simple kitchen(two burner range/lantern), insulated, no frills( ie rustic, but cozy), National Historic Registrar(not haunted). Flat-rate $250/night
YES on porter service($2.50/lb), YES on kegs($200),........Bedding system/pads provided.
Same 6-mile drag into Cornucopia as Norway. 3-mile 2500ft hump x-country(no summer trail) skin in.
Look here for Schnieder Cabin availability in 2014! If it aint marked its open.
Below more of Cornucopia's northface accessed by Schnieder Cabin
See map on maps page
Backstory on cabin: Halfway based nordic club put work into the cabin in the 90's.