Talus Lodge is a back-to-the-basics backcountry lodge that provides the simple pleasures for the common adventurer.

The Lodge
Occupancy: 10-12 guests. Reduced occupancy due to COVID.
Rooms: 6 rooms. Double occupancy. Down duvets, linens and towels provided.  Electrical outlet for charging devices.
Meals: Full catered hearty mountain food. Made in house and from scratch.  Breakfast and dinner is plated and served and/or placed for pickup. Lunches and snacks are pre-made and packaged for individuals to collect.
Hand washing sinks: two hands-free hand washing sinks.
Wifi: There is no guest access to the Wifi. Guests may use the satellite phone as required.

Summer Access
Talus is a guided hike access lodge with a shuttle provided from Canmore, Alberta. For more information: click here.

Winter Access
Talus is a helicopter access lodge from Canmore, Alberta and/or the Mount Shark Helipad. For more information click here.

Wash House
Separate building accessed by walkway. Located six meters from the lodge.
Toilets: Urine diversion conveyor belt by Toilet Tec.
Sauna: Wood fired.
Winter showers: watering can
Summer showers: when the sun is shining, gravity fed and solar hot water system showers. When the sun is not shining: watering can

The Systems
Power: Solar supplemented by generator
Heat: Wood stove
Water: UV treated and filtered.
Winter water: human hauled water from the lake
Summer water: gravity fed solar heated water.
Cooking: Propane
Refrigeration: passively cold room and solar powered fridge and freezer.

Bedroom configuration

Lower level

  • Room #1: Two twins.
  • Room #2: Two twins.
  • Room #3: Double bed and twin bunk.
  • Room #4: Double bed and twin bunk.

Main level

  • Room #5: Double bed.
  • Room #6: Double and a twin bed.