FIVE THINGS

We would like to acknowledge that Talus Lodge is with in Ktunaxa ʔamakʔis, the homeland of the Ktunaxa people.  We acknowledge the past, present and future generations of Ktunaxa Nations who help us steward this land as well as honour and celebrate this place.

Joining millions of Earth inhabitants and nations, Talus Backcountry Lodge, has joined the global movement to make climate action a priority. Talus Lodge is transitioning to a guided ski-in/hike-in operation. Guests will soon be able to access the spectacular East Kootenay backcountry lodge by ski and hiking routes, cutting the carbon footprint of their stay and providing a deeper connection to the surrounding environment.

We are committed to house made and from scratch home cooking. We support local food producers including organic flour from Highwood Crossing, seasonal produce from Organic Box and supplement from our home garden and farm in Wilmer.

We are on a mission to consume less and reduce, reuse and recycle. The journey towards zero waste includes taking care of our own deposits. The state of the art, zero energy input system, decompose urine diverting toilet system uses native soil bugs to process diverted solid waste and composts our kitchen scraps. Not every turd deserves a fresh water swim or a helicopter flight!

Thomas Grandi and Sara Renner goal is to create a business practice that lead in environmental stewardship and build community in Canada’s western mountains. We believe in earth care, people care and fair share. We believe in intact ecosystems and headwater protection. We are proud to support the conservations of Yellowstone to Yukon Conservation Initiative.