WINTER ROOM RATES

Take a journey for the soul this winter.

Winter guests are required to bring their own ski or splitboard equipment including climbing skins. All winter guests are required to bring a digital avalanche transceiver, shovel and probe.

PER PERSON AND BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY

Package $/night Round trip helicopter Total with tax
4 night
Thursday-Monday
$310.00 $350.00 $1684.38
3 night
Monday-Thursday
$275.00 $350.00 $1243.65

*Single occupancy available in the dormitory style Raven’s Nest at the rate above. Expect to get to know your bunkmates. The Raven’s Nest is accessed by steep stairs. 

SINGLE OCCUPANCY IN A PRIVATE ROOM

Package $/night Round trip helicopter Total with tax
4 night
Thursday-Monday
$465.00 $350.00 $2342.82
3 night
Monday-Thursday
$465.00 $350.00 $1848.99

CHILD RATE (AGE 12-16)*

Package $/night Round trip helicopter or guided hiking* Total with tax
4 night
Thursday-Monday
$160.00 $350.00 $1047.18
3 night
Monday-Thursday
$160.00 $350.00 $877.26

THE SKI SEASON

December 30, 2019- January 6, 2020
February 6, 2020- April 6, 2020.

RATES INCLUDE

  • ACMG led guiding
  • House made and from scratch meals including lunch on your arrival day.
  • 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.

THE GUIDING PROGRAM

  • Talus runs a safety conscious ski program led by ACMG ski guides for alpine touring, telemarking and split boarders.
  • Beginner to advanced backcountry skiers welcome. Skiers and splitboarders should be fit and able to ski in all types of snow.
  • Split boarders must be prepared for transitions and flats.
  • The guiding program caters to the average level of the skier in the group. There are often turn back options for those who want shorter days.

Note: Effective April 1, 2019, guided snowshoeing and light ski touring is available for private groups only.

PRIVATE GROUPS

  • Private group bookings available for groups of 10-14 people.
  • In the winter, private group bookings are required for families with children under 12 years of age.

CHILD RATE

  • Child pricing is based on the family room availability (Room #3 and #4) or Raven’s Nest availability.
  • Private group bookings are required for families with children under the age of 12.
  • Minors require parental attendance in order to take part in the ski guiding program.
  • Minors may not be left unattended at the lodge.

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 and your booking order you may be flying from Canmore Municipal Heliport or Mount Shark Helipad. Guests will be informed of the helicopter staging area one week prior to trip departure.

MONDAY AND THURSDAY EXCHANGE DAYS

Canmore- Talus Flight 8:15 am Check in at the Canmore Municipal Heliport
Mount Shark- Talus Flights

7:45 am Depart from Canmore for the Mount Shark Helipad with a full tank of gas
8: 45 am  Check in at Mount Shark Helipad

Talus- Mount Shark Flights 9:30 am First helicopter flight departs for Mount Shark Helipad
9: 45 am First flight arrives at Mount Shark Helipad
Talus- Canmore flight

10:15 am- 10: 45 Helicopter flight departs for Canmore Municipal Heliport
10:30 am – 11:00 Helicopter flight arrives at Canmore Municipal Heliport

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.

GUIDED SKI TOURING ACCESS

Talus Lodge offers guided ski touring access via Burstall Pass for previous Talus guests who are strong backcountry skiers. Due to safety reasons, guest ski touring access is only possible with a Talus guide. Ski access is based on conditions and weather.

  • Guided ski touring: $175.00 per person each way.
  • Minimum group size of four people or equivalent pricing