Rockies

Assiniboine Lodge

About the Lodge

Take a step back into Canadian history and experience a mountain adventure like no other. Built in 1928, Assiniboine Lodge is the birthplace of ski touring in North America. Retaining its rustic charm, the comfortable and cozy accommodations are the perfect base to explore the spectacular surroundings. The full-service lodge welcomes 30 guests in 7 private cabins and 5 lodge rooms.
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Take a step back into Canadian history and experience a mountain adventure like no other. Built in 1928, Assiniboine Lodge is the birthplace of ski touring in North America. Retaining its rustic charm, the comfortable and cozy accommodations are the perfect base to explore the spectacular surroundings. The full-service lodge welcomes 30 guests in 7 private cabins and 5 lodge rooms. Accessible from Canmore and the Mt. Shark Helipad, guests enjoy daily guided hiking and ski touring, homemade hearty food, warm showers, saunas, star-filled nights and cozy down duvets. Assiniboine has soaring glacier-clad peaks, powder snow, alpine meadows, turquoise lakes and remote wilderness. The Assiniboine family welcomes people with an adventurous spirit who are ready to be inspired by the mountains and beautiful meadows. Assiniboine Lodge is 26 kilometers from the nearest road and completely off the grid. It is accessible by helicopter, hiking or skiing.

Lodge Location

Lodge Details

Year Established 1928 Capacity 1-30
Seasons
  • Summer
  • Winter
Guiding
  • Guided
Catering
  • Catering
Accessed By
  • Helicopter
  • Self-Propelled (Ski; Hike)
Summer Activities
  • Artistic Pursuits (Photo etc.)
  • Birding
  • Flora and Fauna Viewing
  • Hiking
  • Mountaineering
  • Retreats (Yoga etc.)
  • Trail Running
Winter Activities
  • Nordic Skiing
  • Ski Mountaineering
  • Ski Touring
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowshoeing
Amenities
  • Electricity
  • Indoor Toilet
  • Running Water
  • Sauna
  • Shower
Accommodation Style
  • Bedding Provided
  • Private
  • Separate Staff Accommodation
Terrain Type
  • Alpine
  • Glaciated
  • Tree-Skiing