Pat Boswell Cabin at Canmore Clubhouse

The ACC operates the largest network of backcountry huts in North America. Boswell Cabin is perfect for families, small groups and those seeking a bit more privacy (and amazing views) from our base at the Canmore Clubhouse. See all of our huts here

ACC Hut Bookings

  • Bookings are exclusive for the entire hut. Rates are based on booking the hut, not per user.
  • Orders and Provincial guidelines for gatherings may change between the time of booking and scheduled arrival date. All hut users must meet current guidelines and restrictions for gatherings, even if those numbers are less than facility capacities. The ACC reserves the right to revoke any bookings that do not comply with the current order or guidelines at the time of your booking.
  • Please see the hut rates below and see our Booking Huts page for more information.
  • All guests with bookings at ACC huts are encouraged to read the latest provincial health regulations:
  • Covid Safety Plan (pdf).

Hut Bookings

  • Reservations are required at all ACC huts.
  • ACC membership is not required to book the Clubhouse. ACC members and non-members can book 12 months in advance.
  • Call 403-678-3200 ext 0 to make a booking at the Canmore properties. We are open 8:30 am to 8:30 pm daily. Or use the online booking widget, above.
  • Please read our cancellation policies and consider cancellation and/or appropriate emergency medical insurance for your trip (link below).

Make a booking online

Please note that there is a maximum 2 week stay at the Canmore Clubhouse.

At a Glance

  • Location:
    Canmore, Alberta
  • Hut Elevation:
    1,335 m (4,380 ft)
  • Seasons:        
  •  Rates: See below
  • Access:
    Quick Description: 110 km west of Calgary. 20 km east of Banff.
How To Book

Private rooms, family rooms

Perfect for families, small groups and those seeking a bit more privacy (and amazing views), the Boswell is a great choice. The cabin has 4 rooms, each accommodating 3 people with a single and a double bed.

Rooms in the Boswell can be reserved in pairs (two rooms, one side of the cabin), or all together (four rooms, whole cabin). Both sides of the cabin have shared kitchen facilities and bathroom. The dividing wall can be opened for groups using all four rooms.

The Boswell Cabin is a separate accommodation facility on the grounds of the ACC Clubhouse. This is a front-country facility, with a short walk from the parking lot.


Note: We are only accepting exclusive bookings for the Boswell Cabin at this time.
Pricing is subject to change without notice.

Exclusive Rate Member $240
Exclusive Rate Non-member $275



Beds with linens/comforter/pillow
Fully-equipped kitchen suitable for groups
Bathrooms and showers down the hall
Electric lights
Electric heater
Filtered Tap
Free wi-fi

Recreational Opportunities

  • Trail Hiking
  • Scrambling
  • Mountaineering
  • Alpine Rock Climbing
  • Sport Climbing
  • Mountain Biking
  • Track Skiing
  • Ski Touring
  • Ski Mountaineering
  • Ice Climbing
  • Resort Skiing


The Alpine Club of Canada’s Clubhouse is located on a spectacular and sunny bench 4.5 km east of the of the town of Canmore, Alberta, at #201 Indian Flats Road.

From the TransCanada Highway take the 1A exit (#91) and travel east approximately 1 km to Indian Flats Road; follow the road to the top of the hill.

Google Maps driving directions

Roam Transit bus directions (From the nearest bus stop, it is about a 1.5km, fifteen minute walk to the Clubhouse. Click here for a map of the bus route showing the drop off point and the Canmore Clubhouse.)

References and Links