Overview of Hostel
Located west of Calgary, Kananaskis Country is an all-season recreation area on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. The HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel is close to over 60 mountain biking, hiking and cross-country ski trails. Kananaskis Country is known for its plethora of mountain activitie
HI-Kananaskis Wilderness Hostel is located approximately 75km west of Calgary, in the heart of Kananaskis Country.
From Highway 1 (Trans Canada), take the Highway 40 exit heading south. Drive along Hwy 40 for 28km until you reach the turn-off for the Nakiska Ski Hill - turn right here. Take the next left onto Centennial Drive and the following right onto Ribbon Creek Rd. The hostel is on the right hand side - look for the 'Ribbon Creek' sign with the Hostelling International logo on it..
The Hostel has hiking, biking, and x-country ski trails on it's doorstep, as well it is 1.5km from the Nakiska Ski Resort (the closest and most affordable accommodation to the hill). The Kananaskis Valley also hosts a variety of other activities such as fishing, sight seeing, river rafting, horse back riding, rock (sport, and traditional) and ice climbing, Mountaineering, and the annual K100 relay race which raises money for the organization.
Conditions & Policy
Amenities at this hostel include: -- indoor plumbing + hot showers -- full kitchen -- stove / oven / fridge / microwave -- over 60 mountain biking/hiking/x-country skiing trails nearby -- on site parking -- laundry facilities -- outdoor firepit -- indoor fireplace -- linen supplied at no cost -- barbeque CHECK IN - 5PM TO 10PM *This hostel is closed during the day! CHECK OUT - prior to 10am RATES QUOTE FOR MEMBERS OF HOSTELLING INTERNATIONAL. All non members will be charged an additional fee when they arrive at the Hostel. 48 HOUR CANCELLATION REQUIRED