Located in the beautiful snow-blanketed backcountry near Golden, British Columbia, is Purcell Mountain Lodge — an unmatched wilderness retreat suitable for all mountain lovers. Purcell Mountain Lodge guests gain access to the beautiful remote regions of B.C. with a quick helicopter ride from Golden (a three-hour drive from Calgary) included in the lodge packages.
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With guided tours tailored to all adventure levels and abilities, the lodge is the perfect alpine resort for everyone, whether you’re a fresh powder ski junkie, an avid snowshoer or having your first powder experience. And with the holidays right around the corner, an escape to Purcell Mountain Lodge is a great gift idea for the whole family.
“We really are the backcountry lodge for everyone. It doesn’t matter what age or stage or type of adventurer you are, anyone can make themselves at home here,” says Jackie Mah, general manager of Purcell Mountain Lodge.
Forget rugged tent sleeps and trail mix for dinner, the luxurious lodge offers an elevated level of backcountry comfort. Guests will find modern amenities, high-end culinary delights and all-inclusive expert-guided tours, along with self-guided options, too.
The ultimate ski adventure
With remote backcountry access comes fresh untouched powder. Whether you’re new to powder skiing or a pro looking for world-class runs, there’s terrain for all ability levels. Skiers can enjoy unique, customized and guided trips, or break off on their own to explore the alpine wonders. And if you’re thinking of giving this one-of-a-kind weekend experience as a gift to a loved one who prefers hiking over skiing, they can use the gift as a summer getaway, too.
While ski enthusiasts know nothing compares to untouched backcountry powder, mountain lovers alike understand there’s a unique appeal to remote mountain access, no matter the season. Enjoy nature’s vastness with ample options for off-grid hiking among the Purcell Mountains. Guests can choose their level of adventure from challenging guided hikes and crossing alpine ridges to self-guided experiences or simply wandering the surrounding meadows. If you’re up for hiking from the get-go, you can trek the 13-kilometre hike up to the lodge, skipping the helicopter ride.
Go for the mountains, stay for the food
Gone are the days of only freeze-dried meals while out in the backcountry. Indulge in gourmet dining options prepared by Purcell Mountain Lodge’s skilled culinary team, led by European chefs Josef Mitteregger and Andrey Shakhov. The menu features fresh, regional and seasonal ingredients, specially created for the appetites of intrepid adventurers.
Accommodations to suit everyone
Your itinerary is completely up to you, and that includes your choice of accommodation. The lodge offers private mountain view rooms with outdoor patios and large common spaces where you can relax after a day of backcountry exploring. Or if you’re a small group looking for a little more privacy and freedom, the private chalet is just steps away and will make you, your family and friends feel right at home.
Enjoy a few days in a remote region of the great outdoors, with great comfort and great food. Or give the gift of this unforgettable experience. Either way, Purcell Mountain Lodge is a great option for anyone looking to fulfill their mountain adventure dream.
To learn more, visit purcellmountainlodge.com, and contact the lodge directly for best rates.
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