You Can Only Reach This Canadian Micro Cabin by Foot, Skis, or Snowshoes

Want to unplug? Consider booking a stay at this “elegantly rustic” off-grid retreat in the Laurentides region of Quebec.

When visiting the regional park at Poisson Blanc Lake in Quebec, you’ll find two types of accommodations. There are rustic camp spots—some only accessible by canoe, on islands that you get all to yourself. And then there are two tiny, off-grid "micro-refuges," each designed to eke a bit more comfort out of backcountry simplicity.

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Melissa Dalton
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Melissa Dalton is a freelance writer in Portland, Oregon, who has been writing for Dwell since 2017. Read more of her work about design and architecture at


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