WINTER RATES

Package Per person based on double occupancy Per person in private room Child
4 night
Thursday-Monday
$1700.00 $2350.00 $1045.00
3 night
Monday-Thursday
$1250.00 $1845.00 $875.00
Week $2582.58 $3814.93 $1552.53

RATES INCLUDE

  • Taxes
  • Round trip helicopter flight from Canmore and/or Mount Shark Helipad.
  • Private group booking are based on double occupancy and a minimum of 12 people
  • House made and from scratch meals including lunch on your arrival day.
  • ACMG led guiding
  • Down duvets, linens and towels.
  • Sauna, watering can showers and outhouses located in a heated building adjacent to the Lodge.
  • Off the grid living.
  • Talus is a place to reconnect. Sorry, NO guest access to Wi Fi.

CLIMATE ACTION

Residents living within 150 km of Talus Backcountry Lodge can take advantage of a 10% discount applied to the nightly rate.

THE SKI SEASON

2021
February 4, 2021- March 25, 2021
Private lodge booking: taking booking requests. For more information: click here
March 4-11: Talus Traverse. Guided ski touring and helicopter access fusion: taking booking requests. For more information: click here
Individual room booking:  open on April 1st, 2020.

PRIVATE FAMILIES

  • Private group bookings are required for families with children under the age of 12.
  • 6 adults or equivalent pricing.
  • Under age 2 are complimentary.

CHILD RATE (AGE 2-16)

  • Child rate is based on age 2-16.
  • Minors require parental attendance in order to take part in the ski guiding program.
  • Minors may not be left unattended at the lodge.
  • Private group bookings are required for families with children under the age of 12.

GUIDING PROGRAM FOR PRIVATE GROUPS

  • Guiding can be customized based on the groups communal mode of transport.
  • Option #1: ACMG led guiding for alpine ski touring, telemarking and split boarding. Split boarders must be prepared for transitions and flats.
  • Option #2: Guiding for light ski touring.
  • Option # 3: Guiding for snowshoeing.
  • Private groups must chose one guiding option.
  • Beginners to advanced levels welcome.

LODGE CONFIGURATION

  • Room #1: Sleep 2. Beds can be twin or king mode. Lower level.
  • Room #2: Sleep 2. Beds can be twin or king mode. Lower level.
  • Room #3: Sleeps 2-4. Double bed and twin bunk. Can be booked as a family room. Lower level.
  • Room #4: Sleeps 2-4. Double bed and twin bunk. Can be booked as a family room. Lower level.
  • Room #5: Sleeps 2. Two twin beds. Main level
  • Raven’s Nest: Sleeps 3. Three twin beds. Accessed by steep stairs.

LODGE CAPACITY

Groups that like each other: 12 people.
Groups that love each other: 17 people.

MONDAY AND THURSDAY EXCHANGE DAYS

HELICOPTER ACCESS

Helicopter flights depart from Canmore Municipal Heliport (located in the Town of Canmore) or Mount Shark Helipad (one hour drive from Canmore). Guests arriving on public transport are priority passengers for the Canmore flight. Depending on logistics you (and your group) may be flying from Canmore Municipal Heliport or Mount Shark Helipad. Helicopter staging areas will be confirmed one week prior to trip departure.

Advanced Canmore flight confirmation is an additional $100.00 per person for a roundtrip based on availability.

THE TALUS TRAVERSE: GUIDED SKI TOURING AND HELICOPTER ACCESS FUSION TRIPS

IMPORTANT: Experienced and strong backcountry skiers only. Requires a commitment to ski touring access and to ski in and/or out with personal gear.

March 4- March 8, 2021
March 4: Mount Shark Helipad to Talus via helicopter.
March 8 : Talus to Burstall Pass Parking via guided ski touring.

March 8-March 11, 2021
March 8: Burstall Pass Parking to Talus via guided ski touring
March 11. Talus to Mount Shark Helipad via helicopter.

ACCOMODATION IN CANMORE

Consider staying at the Paintbox Lodge, our sister property in downtown Canmore. Talus Lodge guests receive 10% off and we will waive the two night minimum. Complimentary breakfast is provided at the Paintbox at 7:30 am on your Talus departure day to allow enough time to get to your staging area.