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HI Mount Edith Cavell Wilderness Hostel

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See our groups page for bookings of 10 or more friends.

Consulte notre section groupes pour les réservations de 10 personnes ou plus.

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HI Mount Edith Cavell

Wilderness Hostel

HI Mount Edith Cavell Wilderness Hostel

Cavell Road
Jasper National Park, Alberta

Backed by the towering Mount Edith Cavell, this spot is a favourite for hikers, cyclists and even cross-country skiers. The unique location of the hostel gives guests easy access to the breathtaking views of Angel Glacier and Cavell Meadows. Many backcountry adventurists use it as a base to explore the trails of the Tonquin Valley.

This hostel is now closed for the season. We look forward to seeing you in June 2022.

  • Take in the beauty of Mount Edith Cavell
  • Explore the trails of the Tonquin Valley
  • Living off-the-grid, no electricity, no running water
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Useful Info

We're closed until June 2022. View wilderness hostel schedule

Check-in: 17:00 - 20:00
Check-out: 10:00


  • Free parking
    Free parking
  • Tourist Info
    Tourist Info
  • Campfire
  • Kitchen
  • Lounge
All Amenities & Facilities

A glimpse of the hostel

HI Mount Edith Cavell
Shared Room
Shared Room
Mount Edith Cavell Summer Exterior3 2
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Hiking Mount Edith Cavell in the Jasper National Park

Rooms & Beds

Shared Rooms

16-Bed Cabin

Our two sleeping cabins each sleep 16 guests in bunks and they each have a wood-burning fireplace to keep things cozy.  Outhouse facilities are nearby.

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Group Bookings

HI Mount Edith Cavell is the perfect spot for groups seeking adventure. In the summer, set out on any of the many trailheads for all levels. In the winter, the hostel is accessible by a mild and stunning 12km cross-country ski or snowshoe trip. The hostel has two 16-bed dormitories, an inviting fire pit and a spacious kitchen for group use.

Groups Information

HI-Mount Cavell Hostel is also a great launching point for more backcountry adventures.

Matt Clark, The Outbound Collective

Gorgeous views and cozy, family style accommodations. Loved the rugged living. James made our stay comfortable and we loved meeting new friends.

Laura Omeljaniuk

Shared a night lying on benches by a fire to see a meteor shower will live long in the memory. As will sharing a BBQ with James and fellow guests

Sarah B

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