The ACC operates the largest network of backcountry huts in North America.

Family-friendly huts in alpine meadows, backcountry powder paradises and remote climbers’ refuges. And everything in between.  Browse our huts or call our reservation line at 403-678-3200 ext 0 between 8:30 am and 8:30 pm – we’d love to talk to you.

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Canmore Clubhouse

31-person hostel with dorm-style accommodation one hour west of Calgary. Great access to all the recreation and town amenities of Canmore. Free Wi-Fi.
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Bell Cabin at Canmore Clubhouse

Self-contained cabin for up to 15 people on the Canmore Clubhouse property. Dorm-style rooms and kitchen, living, bathroom facilities. Perfect for groups. Free Wi-Fi.
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HI-Lake Louise Alpine Centre

Modern timber-frame hostel with cafe and kitchen, dorm-style and private rooms. A joint venture of the Alpine Club of Canada and Hosteling International-Canada.
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Elizabeth Parker Hut

The flagship of the ACC’s huts. Used as a base for spectacular day hiking and ski touring at Lake O’Hara. The EP Hut is very popular in summer and winter.
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Stanley Mitchell Hut

Beautiful, family-friendly hiking hut and remote ski touring hut in the Little Yoho Valley. 3-4 hour approach from Takkakaw Falls in summer; very long approach in winter.
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Elk Lakes Cabin

Family-friendly hut in summer and winter. 3-4 hour approach from Peter Lougheed Provincial Park. Also accessible by mountain bike.
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Summer only

Abbot Pass Hut

Historic stone hut on the Continental Divide between Mts. Lefroy and Victoria, near Lake Louise. The second highest permanent structure in Canada.
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Bow Hut
Open all year

Bow Hut

Outstanding base for summer mountaineering and winter ski touring on the Wapta Icefield.
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Scott Duncan Hut

The most southerly of the huts on the Wapta Icefield. Used for traverses of the Wapta in summer and winter.
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A.O. Wheeler Hut

Historic log cabin hut in Rogers Pass with easy access. Used as a base for summer hiking and mountaineering and winter ski touring.
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Asulkan Cabin

10-person hut at the head of Asulkan Valley in Rogers Pass. A base for exceptional backcountry skiing and mountaineering.
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Sapphire Col Hut

Remote climbers' hut in the Asulkan Range, Rogers Pass, BC. Access involves mountaineering and glacier travel.
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Glacier Circle Cabin

Remote and difficult to access hut in the Dawson Range near Rogers Pass. Used for mountaineering and ski touring.
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Summer only

Neil Colgan Hut

Climbing hut in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, Banff. The highest permanent structure in Canada. All approaches require mountaineering and glacier travel.
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Summer only

Castle Mountain Hut

6-person hut on Goat Plateau, half-way up Castle Mountain in Banff National Park. It has a technical approach and is used by rock climbers only.
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Summer only

Conrad Kain Hut

Climbing hut in the world-famous Bugaboos. Superb granite mountaineering and alpine rock climbing in south-eastern BC.
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Kokanee Glacier Cabin

Luxurious 15-person, fly-in self-catered backcountry ski lodge in winter and hiking destination in summer.
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Silver Spray Cabin
Summer only

Silver Spray Cabin

Hiking and mountaineering hut in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park near Nelson, BC. Officially closed in winter.
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Woodbury Cabin
Summer only

Woodbury Cabin

Located in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park near Nelson, BC. Used by hikers and mountaineers. Officially closed in winter.
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Closed Nov. 1 to Feb. 15 annually

Wates-Gibson Hut

Classic log cabin in the Tonquin Valley in Jasper National Park. Used for hiking and mountaineering in the Rampart peaks.
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MEC supports the ACC through generous donations that help us make our backcountry hut system more sustainable and environmentally friendly.