HI Wilderness Hostels Schedule

HI Canada's wilderness hostels in the Rockies adjust their hours in the winter to accommodate road conditions, animal migration patterns and seasonal demand. Please carefully review our winter 2017/2018 hours and openings to avoid disappointment. 

HI Athabasca Falls

  • May 1 - October 30, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 29 to November 22, 2018: Closed (Except open November 09 - 12 for long weekend)
  • November 23, 2018 - May 01, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays

HI Beauty Creek

  • June 1 - October 14, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15, 2018 to May 02, 2019: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 03 - October 15, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Castle Mountain

  • October 1, 2017 - December 31, 2018: Open daily except Mondays.  

HI Hilda Creek

  • Open year round by key access ONLY (not staffed).  

HI Kananaskis

  • May 1 - October 21, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 22 - November 22, 2018: CLOSED
  • November 23 - December 31, 2018: Open daily except Mondays. 
  • January 1 - March 24, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • March 25 - April 11, 2019: CLOSED
  • April 12 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Mondays.
  • May 1 - October 1, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Maligne Canyon

  • April 27 - October 29, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 30, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • May 03 - October 29, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.


HI Mosquito Creek

  • May 04 - October 01, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week
  • October 15 - November 8, 2018: CLOSED
  • November 09, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Tuesdays
  • April 15 - April 30, 2019: CLOSED
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Mount Edith Cavell

  • Closures are due to Winter Cariboo Management Practice by Parks Canada 
  • May 11 - October 15, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week. 
  • October 15, 2018 - February 15, 2019: CLOSED
  • February 16 to May 02, 2019: Open by key-lock access only. Hostel is not staffed.
  • May 03 - October 15, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Nordegg

  • April 27 - September 30, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • October 1, 2018 - May 02, 2019: Open daily except Wednesdays
  • May 03 - September 30, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.

HI Rampart Creek

May 01 - October 01, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week

  • October 15 - November 8, 2018: CLOSED
  • November 09, 2018 - April 30, 2019: Open daily except Thursdays
  • May 01 - October 01, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week

HI Yoho National Park, Whiskey Jack 

  • Late June - September 25, 2018: Open seven (7) days a week.
  • Late June - September 25, 2019: Open seven (7) days a week.