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 is a place of 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.