Telephone: 403-678-1800

What you need to know

Photo of Amiskwi Lodge

Backcountry Skills, Knowledge and Preparation...

Visiting the backcountry of the Rocky Mountains requires knowledge and preparation. When you stay at Amiskwi Lodge, you are located in a remote alpine site. You assume certain risks and expect certain hazards when you travel in the high country.

It is recommended that self-guided groups review one or all of the following resources:

We recommend the use of topo maps. In winter please check avalanche conditions at:

Self-guided and Self-catered

Amiskwi Lodge is a self-guided & self-catered lodge. This means that you look after yourself once you're there. You should be experienced in backcountry navigation, and be prepared to carry appropriate survival gear. Temperatures in summer vary between 5°C and 35°C. In the winter they range from -35°C to +10°C.

Location References

  • Google Map: 51.618070 , -116.670556
  • Topo map: 82N10 Blaeberry River, Grid Reference 229-185

Information about ski tours/hikes around the area

Our guest book is full of descriptions of great hikes taken by our guests and the walls of the lodge have numerous maps for you to acquaint yourselves with the area.