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An invitation to adventure

Room availability
February  7, 2018 –  March 18, 2018

Private group availability
December 27, 2018- January 10, 2019
February 4, 2019- April 15, 2019

Talus provides ACMG guided winter ski program suitable for alpine touring, telemarking, light touring and split boarders who have mastered the flats and transitions. We promise, the skiing is either going to be fun or funny! Mother nature is the boss of winter. We can’t predict snow conditions but we can guarantee a good time. That being said, our historical average is about two meters of snow and when we ski at Talus, we can’t get the smile off our faces. We will have two guides with every group to ensure our beginner who want to cruise the meadows and our powder hounds have their best days, everyday.

We don’t want to be humble braggers about skiing at Talus. If you want the goods and live in Canmore, ask your neighbor. Or come out for a little ground-truthing yourself.

We require guests to bring their own ski equipment including climbing skins, digital avalanche transceiver, probe and shovel. Splitboarders who are proficient at transitioning and flats are welcome.

Check out our winter rates

Guided alpine touring, telemarking, light touring and split boarding

February 7, 2019- March 18, 2019 with the exception of the dates below.

Guided snowshoeing

March 7-11

Private group. Customized guiding. 

December 27, 2018- January 10, 2019.
February 4, 2019- April 15, 2019

Helicopter Access

Helicopter flights depart from Canmore Alpine Heliport or Mount Shark Helipad (one hour drive from Canmore) on Mondays and Thursdays. Depending on your booking order, weather and logistics you may be flying from Canmore Alpine Heliport or Mount Shark Heliport. Guests will be informed of the helicopter staging area one week prior to trip departure.

Monday and Thursday departures

Canmore – Talus 10:00 am. Check-in at Canmore Alpine Heliport: 9:15 am.
Mount Shark Helipad – Talus 10:30 am. Check- in at Mount Shark Helipad: 9:45 am.

Ski access

We offer guided ski touring to and from Talus via Burstall Pass for strong backcountry skiers in 2020. For safety reasons, we do not allow guest ski access without a Talus guide. Ask us about our guiding rates.