You can’t get much further into the backcountry than Mount Engadine Lodge, a boutique property an hour from Canmore, Alta., and two from Calgary. But Castleavery Hospitality Ventures, composed of Calgary area investors, has moved occupancy from 32 per cent to 85 per cent in three years.
The scenery was incredible, and we loved exploring the backcountry of the Rockies in winter. The new glamping tents at Mount Engadine Lodge are a great option for clients who want to experience the remote beauty of the backcountry without sacrificing creature comforts.
Located just off the Smith-Dorrien Trail that links Peter Lougheed Provincial Park with Canmore, Mount Engadine Lodge recently expanded its accommodation offerings by adding five glamping tents. (A portmanteau of “glamour” and “camping,” glamping tents are more like cabins with canvas walls.)
Tanya Koob Travel north to Alberta, Canada, and discover that the fun doesn’t end when the snow starts falling. The five parks featured in this story excel at providing opportunities for year-round adventure from snowshoeing to fat biking, ice skating, skiing, and other winter activities.