Climate - AAP = 1,243 to 1,270 mm; AM min and AM max air temperatures range from -17 ° to 4 °C for January and from 4 ° to 27 °C for July.
Soils - geology = andesite and associated ash; Soil series have not been mapped. Site quality varies but in general is good; site index is 150 at 300 years.
Vegetation - red fir, white fir, and small areas of lodgepole pine cover types.
Research - established in 1932
Facilities - barracks and office space for up to 15 people