Overview of Hostel
UPDATE: HI Mt Edith Cavell will be opening for the summer season on June 15th, 2011.
The 3,363-metre peak of Mt. Edith Cavell towers over our little hostel set in a narrow valley below this spectacular setting. Aside from easy access to breath-taking views of the Angel Glacier and the Cavell Mea
Car Directions: HI-Mount Edith Cavell is located approximately 23 km south of the Jasper townsite. Travel 7 km south of Jasper on Highway 93 and turn right onto Highway 93A. Travel 5.4 km and turn right onto the Cavell Road. Follow the road 11 km to hostel (on left). The road is narrow and has tight switchbacks that are unsuitable for trailers (drop-off area at the start) and large motor-homes.
The road closes during winter. Groups or individuals may ski or snowshoe up the road to access the hostel in the winter..
We are approximately 23kms south of the Jasper Townsite.
Conditions & Policy
HI - Rustic Hostel. No running water, no electricity, no phone service. Full common kitchen, common living room with wood burning fireplace. There is purified water for cooking and propane lights and heating. We supply all bed linen - sheets,blankets, pillows and pillow cases - so you can leave your sleeping bag at home! (no charge for linen) June to Sept: Check In Time Is Between 5pm-10pm. And Check out is at 10am. This hostel is closed during the day. Oct to May: KEY ACCESS ONLY! You will need to obtain the key at the HI-JASPER HOSTEL.(Key/Damage deposit required) 48 HOUR CANCELLATION REQUIRED It is important to note that in the winter (Oct to May) the ROAD UP TO THE HOSTEL IS CLOSED, guests will be required to hike, ski, or snowshoe up to the hostel from the highway. *approx 11 km*