Adjacent to Banff National Park and accessible by helicopter only from Canmore, Alberta, Talus Lodge is open both summer and winter. This comfortable and secluded lodge and surrounding area offer stunning views of the Canadian Rocky Mountains including Mt. Assiniboine, the Royal Group, Sir Douglas and Burstall Pass as well as Kananaskis Country.
Sustainability Initiatives & Measures
Talus Lodge commits to climate action.
Lodge owners incentivize local travel and promote human powered backcountry adventures.
Talus Lodge is a two storey chalet style building featuring accommodation for up to 12 guests.
The first floor consists of 4 bedrooms and an equipment/drying room. The second floor contains the kitchen, living and dining areas, as well as another bedroom. There is a guest bedroom in the adjacent cabin as well as a loft bedroom within the main building. Twelve guests are comfortably accommodated.
The lodge is bright and comfortably finished with upholstered chair and couches. All rooms offer outstanding views and access to sun decks. A utilities building adjacent to the lodge contains washroom, sauna and showers. Access to Talus Lodge is via helicopter.
The lodge is well suited for private and intimate gatherings. The facilities may also be used for a wedding, anniversary, special event or corporate retreat … Join them for yoga, art, photography, geology, star gazing, wine sampling and more. For those seeking the ultimate in privacy and ideal setting, there is the option to book the private cabin, located away from the lodge.
Catered and guided tours are offered in the summer and winter seasons.
After a day of exploring, you can relax by the fire or in the sauna. Book now!
There are great opportunities for nature viewing, wildlife observing, climbing and hiking. The terrain is varied from easy plateau walking to accessible mountain ridges – something for the inexperienced and advanced hikers. Outstanding views of the surrounding area. The chalet is in close proximity to White Man Pass and Spray Pass, and therefore can act as a hub for explorations to and from the Spray River Valley, Palliser Pass and Burstall Pass in Banff National Park and Kananaskis Provincial Park.
Cross-country skiing, backcountry skiing, snowshoeing and tobogganing. Non-avalanche terrain and accessible mountain ridges vary for inexperienced and advanced skiers. Enjoy wonderful afternoons exploring the gentle and extensive plateau by the lodge and admire the panoramic view of the peaks at their winter best. The larch meadows adjacent to and below the lodge offer fantastic opportunities to enjoy the snow and observe wildlife. More adventurous and experienced groups will delight in the variety and the intricacies of the terrain and superb landforms of this unique corner of the Rocky Mountains.