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.

Pat Boswell Cabin at Canmore Clubhouse

Private family rooms in a separate self-contained cabin on the Clubhouse property in Canmore. Accommodates up to four families of three to four people. Free Wi-Fi.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Elk Lakes Cabin

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

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.

Peter and Catharine Whyte
(Peyto) Hut

The most northerly hut on the Wapta Icefield. Used on traverses of the Wapta in both summer and winter.

Bow Hut

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

Louise and Richard Guy Hut

The ACC's newest hut, the Guy Hut opens up exciting new terrain for ski tourers on the Wapta, including the Bow-Yoho Traverse.

Balfour Hut

Used for traverses of the Wapta Icefields in summer and winter.

Scott Duncan Hut

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

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.

Asulkan Cabin

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

Sapphire Col Hut

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

Glacier Circle Cabin

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

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.

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.

Bill Putnam (Fairy Meadow) Hut

World-class ski touring and spectacular summer granite mountaineering. In the Adamant range of the Selkirk Mountains. Helicopter access.

Ben Ferris (Great Cairn) Hut

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

Conrad Kain Hut

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

Kokanee Glacier Cabin

Luxurious 15-person, fly-in self-catered backcountry ski lodge in winter and hiking destination in summer.

Silver Spray Cabin

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

Woodbury Cabin

Located in Kokanee Glacier Provincial Park near Nelson, BC. Used by hikers and mountaineers. Officially closed in winter.

Lloyd MacKay (Mt. Alberta) Hut

6-person climbers' hut in the Mt. Alberta area. Used as a base for climbing in summer, not used in winter. Very difficult access.

Sydney Vallance (Fryatt) Hut

Cozy base for mountaineering, hiking and ski touring in the Fryatt Valley in Jasper National Park.

Wates-Gibson Hut

Classic log cabin in the Tonquin Valley in Jasper National Park. Used for hiking and mountaineering in the Rampart peaks.

Mount Colin Centennial Hut

Small wooden hut near Mt. Colin in Jasper National Park. Used as a base for rock climbing on Mt. Colin.

Cameron Lake Cabin

Winter-only cabin for ski tourers and ice climbers in Waterton Lakes National Park.

Jim Haberl Hut
Vancouver Section

Modern 12-person mountaineering hut in the Tantalus Range near Squamish, BC. Accessed by 12-hour hike or helicopter from Squamish.

Tantalus Hut
Vancouver Section

Mountaineering Hut on Lake Lovely Water in the Tantalus Range near Squamish, BC. Also used to access the Jim Haberl Hut.

Wendy Thompson Hut
Whistler Section

16-person ski touring hut in the Marriott Basin north of Whistler, BC. Access is a 2-3 hour ski.

Bon Echo Hut
Toronto Section

Day hut and cook shelter for the nearby climbers' campground on Mazinaw Lake, 300 km NE of Toronto. Boat access. Used by rock climbers.

Keen Farm
Montreal Section

Located in the Adirondack Forest Preserve State Park in New York State. Used as a base for hiking, skiing and rock climbing.

Montagne d'Argent Hut
Laurentian Section

Rock climbing and ice climbing hut near Mont-Tremblant, Quebec.

MEC supports the ACC through generous donations that help us make our backcountry hut system more sustainable and environmentally friendly.