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Our three perfect heli-accessed lodges feature unique natural wonders, amazing wilderness hiking and crowd-free mountain adventures. 

Each day at CMH Bugaboo Lodge offers unprecedented heli-access to world-famous spires, massive icefields, glacial lakes and panoramic cirques. Follow in the footsteps of legendary mountaineers as you roam among sky-scraping granite titans. Book your summer escape to CMH Bugaboos now. 

The newly renovated CMH Bobbie Burns Lodge elevates mountain fun to spirit-soaring heights. Towering arêtes, dramatic moraines, ice-carved valleys and one-of-a-kind adventures frame an incredible heli-access trip you’ll remember forever. Experience a summer getaway to CMH Bobbie Burns – book today. 

From the comfort of CMH Cariboo Lodge, you and your guides will take off by helicopter to explore ancient glaciers, majestic peaks, canyon waterfalls, vast alpine meadows, turquoise tarns and more. Experience a summer getaway to CMH Cariboos – book today. 

Features

  • 1x Via ferrata
    Skyladder
  • Legendary hikes
    Cobalt Lake, Thunderwater Lake, Vowell Glacier
  • Iconic landmarks
    Bugaboo Spires, Howser Towers
  • 2x Via Ferrata
    Mt. Nimbus and Conrad Glacier
  • Legendary Hikes
    Grizzly Ridge, Anthea's, Snowman Pass
  • Iconic landmarks
    Iceberg Lake, Conrad Glacier
  • 1x Via ferrata
    Zillmer Canyon
  • Legendary hikes
    Buehler Lake, Crazy Horse, 9th Hole, Zillmer Glacier
  • Iconic landmarks
    Canoe Glacier

Trip durations

4 Days / 3 Nights

7 Days / 6 Nights

4 Days / 3 Nights

7 Days / 6 Nights

4 Days / 3 Nights*

5 Days / 4 Nights

7 Days / 6 Nights*

8 Days / 7 Nights*

9 Days / 8 Nights

*Trip duration offered in 2024 only

Specialty trips

Getting here

Airport
Calgary International (YYC)

Transport

  • 2-3.5 hour private coach from Calgary/Banff to helipad
  • Other select pick-up locations available
  • 10 min heli flight to lodge
Arrival / Departure days
Hike on arrival day: Yes
Hike on departure day: No
Airport
Calgary International (YYC)

Transport

  • 2-3.5 hour private coach from Calgary/Banff to helipad
  • Other select pick-up locations available
  • 10 min heli flight to lodge
Arrival / Departure days
Hike on arrival day: Yes
Hike on departure day: No
Airport
Calgary International (YYC)

Transport

  • 5-7.5 hr private coach from Calgary/Banff to helipad
  • Other select pick-up locations available
  • 10 min heli flight to lodge
Arrival / Departure days
Hike on arrival day: Yes
Hike on departure day: Yes

Area + weather

Area size
1,041 sq. m (402 sq. mi)
Mountain ranges
Purcells
Lodge elevation
1,490m (4,888 ft)
Glaciers of note
Vowell
Average temp (Jul/Aug)
Daytime highs of 10˚C to 35˚C (50˚F to 95˚F)
Nighttime lows of 9˚C to -1˚C (48˚F to 30˚F)
Area size
1,041 sq. m (402 sq. mi)
Mountain ranges
Purcells and Selkirks
Lodge elevation
1,360m (4,462 ft)
Glaciers of note
Conrad and Carbonate
Average temp (Jul/Aug)
Daytime highs of 10˚C to 35˚C (50˚F to 95˚F)
Nighttime lows of 9˚C to -1˚C (48˚F to 30˚F)
Area size
1,489 sq. m (575 sq. mi)
Mountain ranges
Cariboos
Lodge elevation
1,100m (3,600 ft)
Glaciers of note
Zillmer and North Canoe
Average temp (Jul/Aug)
Daytime highs of 10˚C to 35˚C (50˚F to 95˚F)
Nighttime lows of 9˚C to -1˚C (48˚F to 30˚F)

Lodge amenities

Backcountry lodge

Guest capacity: 44

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Mobile Service
  • Lodgeside Helipad
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage Services
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Complimentary Laundry
  • Private Dining Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Great Room
  • Retail Shop
  • Musical Instruments
  • Games
  • Climbing Wall
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Swimming Pond

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Backcountry lodge

Guest capacity: 44

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Mobile Service
  • Lodgeside Helipad
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage Services
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Complimentary Laundry
  • Private Dining Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Great Room
  • Retail Shop
  • Musical Instruments
  • Games
  • Climbing Wall
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Swimming Pond

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Backcountry lodge

Guest capacity: 44

Amenities

  • WiFi
  • Mobile Service
  • Lodgeside Helipad
  • Outdoor Hot Tub
  • Sauna
  • Massage Services
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Complimentary Laundry
  • Private Dining Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Great Room
  • Retail Shop
  • Musical Instruments
  • Games
  • Climbing Wall
  • Bouldering Wall
  • Swimming Pond

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