Skiing and Hiking Adventure Packages with Cabins in the Canadian Rockies, British Columbia

Golden, British Columbia (Canada)

Skiing and Hiking Adventure Packages with Cabins in the Canadian Rockies, British Columbia

Cabins
1 unit
18 guest capacity
Private Bathroom
 Host photo
Hosted by Larry
  • New accommodation

Description

  • Kid-friendly
Built and maintained by a passionate group of skiing enthusiasts and surrounded by miles upon miles of spectacular wilderness, this property promises an adrenaline-filled adventure that guests are sure to remember. There are two cabins and a separate sauna, all of which are rented as one accommodation, with nine bedrooms between them, comfortably housing up to eighteen guests at a time.

The older cabin includes five bedrooms, two of which include two single beds, three of which include one queen-size bed and one single. The newer cabin includes four bedrooms, all of which include two single beds each. Each cabin includes spacious, comfortable living rooms with wood-stove heating. There is also a drying room with numerous fans and a propane heater. The newer cabin includes a well-equipped modern kitchen with a four-burner propane oven, a cold room for refrigeration, plenty of kitchenware, and more.

Outside, guests will find a sauna, perfect for relaxing and soaking in the warmth after a long day of adventure. Right at the property's back door is a vast alpine wilderness right in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Features

  • Queen-size bed
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Wi-Fi/Internet
  • Heating
  • Linens and pillows
  • Fireplace
  • Bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Sink
  • Kitchen
  • Cooking basics
  • Fridge
  • Oven
  • Stove
  • Private Lounge/Living room
  • Dining room
  • Sauna/Steam room
  • Satellite/Cable
  • Sound system
The packages include skiing guides for winter and hiking guides for summer, though guests can forego this if they would prefer a self-guided trip. All skiing guides are IFMGA and ACMG certified, and many of them are fluent in various languages including Spanish, French, German, and Czech. Guests who opt for a self-guided trip should be well-prepared and competent in avalanche safety, glacier travel and mountain conditions. Due to the remoteness of the property, outside help may not be readily available in case of accident or injury.

This property also includes a number of amenities to elevate the experience of any guest staying here. Indoors, guests can enjoy satellite internet, radios, wood-burning stoves for heating, comfortable furniture, a drying room, micro hydro-powered electricity, and stunning alpine views of the vast mountainscape and sweeping glaciers.

Gourmet meals are provided, courtesy of the on-site chef. Guests also have the option of cooking meals themselves in the fully-equipped modern kitchen.

There is an on-site sauna where guests can relax, rejuvenate, and reinvigorate after a long day of adventure. The sauna, which is heated by a wood-fired stove, includes a changing room and two shower stalls.

For maximum relaxation, guests can make use of yoga mats and the abundance of space to practice yoga, perfect for warming up muscles in the morning or relaxing and recharging after a long day.

Luxurious linens including duvets, bedding, and pillows, will be provided. Cleaning supplies will also be supplied.

Guest Services

  • All meals

Location + Surroundings

Tucked away in a remote corner of the sprawling Canadian Rockies, this property promises guests a spectacular, unforgettable glamping adventure. Outdoor enthusiasts and adventure junkies will feel right at home, surrounded on all sides by a rugged landscape featuring formidable snow-capped pinnacles, cascading glaciers, towering icefall couloirs, impressive alpine runs, and killer ski peaks that can suit any skill level from beginners to experienced skiers. With the closest city, Golden, British Columbia, being over 40 miles south of the property, the area is completely remote and secluded, allowing guests full private access to enjoy the mountain's splendor to themselves. Guests looking for a thrilling adventure getaway full of picturesque sights and adrenaline will find it right here in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

Activities

  • Winter sports
  • Climbing
  • Yoga

During winter, the property's packages include ski tours and traversing the spectacular snow-filled terrain. Guests will have the entirety of the remote wilderness to themselves for their own private skiing getaway adventure. Ski tours can be guided by certified ski instructors who are knowledgeable about the area or self-guided by comfortable and competent ski enthusiasts. Guests have access to some of the longest ski runs in the nation, a spectacular mountainscape with the Rockies' highest peaks including Lyell and Mount Forbes, vertical reliefs, and thousands of acres of prime ski terrain. The packages also include advanced skiing and mountaineering courses for those looking to become ski guides themselves or are just seeking to go beyond their limits.

During summer, the snow gives way to a spectacular alpine landscape featuring lush grassy knolls, kaleidoscopic fields brimming with various species of flowers, and picturesque panoramic views of the sprawling mountainous backdrop. Scattered around the wilderness are formidable ridges, seracs upon icefalls that make up cascading glaciers, ice fields, and otherworldly rock formations. Summer packages include hiking, trekking, and traversing excursions through this eclectic landscape, guided by local experts who are knowledgeable on the area's wide ecosystem of flora and fauna. Some points of interest that can be visited on these excursions include the spectacular tumbling waterfalls of Icefall Canyon, the boulder-strewn meadows of Kemmel Valley, and the pinnacle of Mount Forbes. These excursions are designed for both experienced hikers as well as those with no previous mountaineering experience.

Accommodation Rules

  • Check-in: Flexible
  • Check-out: Flexible
  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days
Moderate: You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
Details

Additional Information

During winter, the site is only accessible via helicopter. Guests will be picked up at the helicopter staging area in Donald Cemetary Road, just 20 minutes west of Golden, British Columbia. Guests are responsible for their own transportation to the staging area. This round-trip flight should take no longer than a half hour, and is included in the rate. The helicopter has limitations in terms of space and weight capacity. As such, guests should pack accordingly and avoid bringing bulky items such as sleeping bags, large duffel bags, and inefficiently-packed boxes.

During summer, the site is accessible via vehicle or hiking. The hike can take up to four or five hours and it is recommended that guests hire a day guide. Helicopter transport can still be arranged, though this is not included in the summer rate.

Guests will need to bring their own gear, equipment, supplies, and provisions to the property. Certain equipment will be provided, including ice axes, crampons, and harnesses. Guests should additionally coordinate with the hosts to find out the full list of items required, which may vary depending on whether guests are arriving in summer or winter, and whether they opted for a guided or self-guided tour.

Guests are responsible for the helicopter cost in case of medevac due to injury or medical reasons. It is recommended that they have insurance to cover this.

All visitors must sign a waiver upon arrival.

Bookings must include five guests or more. The maximum capacity is 18 guests.

This booking requires a deposit of $373 per person.

This site is not pet-friendly.

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