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Purcell Mountain Lodge

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| Bald Mountain, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
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Calgary
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Spent 4 days and nights at this very comfortable, totally self-contained and ecologically responsible lodge located in a spectacular setting in the Purcell Mountain range. A three-hour drive west from Calgary and smooth 15 minute helicopter ride takes you to one of the most beautiful locations in all of the Canadian Rockies. Perfect for those looking to hike, climb and... More 

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Cochrane
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Professional guides that were super qualified, helpful, full of information and tips. Awesome chef with gourmet meals for breakfast and supper, with yummy build your own lunches. Entire facility was super clean and well organized! The helicopter rides in and out were amazing, zooming close to peaks and deep valleys. All staff worked together with cheerful enthusiasm for all chores... More 

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Park City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Incredible time- amazing food- loved being there and the staff was fantastic. It was an absolutely crazy amazing trip and the lodge was amazing. We loved every second of it and literally ate our way through the weekend- oue chef was fantastic-loved it!

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thanks so much for your recent review of Purcell Lodge. The backcountry experience is definitely an exciting adventure to share with other couples! The more the merrier. We are happy to hear you loved the weekend and our Purcell family had lots of fun hosting your group. I hope the memories of your time spend at the lodge stay with... More 

Seattle, Washington
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Purcell is very likely the only backcountry lodge in N America with its own wastewater treatment plant. This along with ample hydroelectric power and a really spacious and creak free structure yield a lodge with absolutely no compromises. The commercial kitchen (with walk-in refrigerator!) allows uncompromising food creation. Internet is fast. I'm fine with rustic but having all the amenities... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for your descriptive review of Purcell Mountain Lodge. We are proud of our advanced micro hydro system and sewage treatment plant. We are able to offer guests all the comforts of home in the backcountry. Purcell Lodge does offer diverse skiing terrain for different levels and is ideal for newcomers to the backcountry. We welcome families and guests... More 

Calgary, Alberta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

Year 2 in the bag. PML has done a fantastic job at managing our small group and providing a memorable experience for all. Rooming was comfortable and perfect. Meals were fantastic and we can't wait to go back next year.

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you Purcell friend for taking the time to review Purcell Mountain Lodge. We enjoyed hosting your second annual ski trip! Our Purcell family worked hard to create the very best guest experience for all of you.We are happy to hear you had a fantastic time. Looking forward to seeing you back in your mountain home in 2017. Consider coming... More 

Regina, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2016

We just returned from a winter honeymoon at Purcell Mountain Lodge and the entire experience was an absolute dream. This is a winter wonderland and is a very magical place. If you are considering going to this lodge - JUST DO IT - you will not regret it. It was the perfect getaway for us after our wedding and we... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the opportunity to host you both for such a special celebration. We are thrilled you chose Purcell Mountain Lodge for your adventure honeymoon. Your positive energy, love and care for each other will be spread throughout our mountains. Our Purcell family was happy to host you both in our winter playground. It truly is a magical place... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Missed first day bad weather for helicopters .Fresh snow day one.Staff fantastic Hostess classy and very attentive.All staff very hard working..Guide friendly and practical.He made great estimates of his skiers abilities and managed to fine tune the day so that everybody was safe and happy yet still encouraged to do their best. Food first rate [new chef] Ambiance perfect.Great accommodation... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us. Sorry to hear you missed your first day exploring our mountains due to poor weather. We are pleased to hear you throughly enjoyed your accommodations and active vacation. Our hardworking staff do a fantastic job hosting all our guests and everyone is treated like family. Purcell guides... More 

Smithers, British Columbia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Beautiful setting in the middle of the mountains. Skiing from the door, varying terrain options and lots of snow! Great hosts, yummy meals, comfy beds and hot showers after skiing! If you love to ski or snowshoe, or even just want to be in the midst of wilderness and hang out in the lodge, Purcell Mountain Lodge is a must!

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review of your experience at Purcell Mountain Lodge. Our dedicated Purcell family enjoyed hosting your stay at your mountain getaway home. We are thrilled you got to explore our winter wonderland. Our luxury lodge does have all the comforts and warmth of home and so much more! Please come back and join us this summer... More 

Calgary, Alberta
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Our Fri-Mon experience at PML was amazing. We lucked out with 14" new snow overnight, and one clear blue day to enjoy the views. What made the stay most enjoyable was the lodge's staff. Barb was our lovely host and made sure we were very comfortable, Alex the chef is truly talented... Cooked delicious meals, baking, and desserts, and our... More 

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Thank you for such a descriptive review of your three night stay at Purcell Mountain Lodge. We appreciate that you recognized our amazing staff! We do know how wonderful and valuable each and every staff member is and are most proud of how our Purcell family work together. Sharing your experience on Trip Advisor will help others have a visual... More 

Toronto, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

Second time at Purcell and first time in the winter. The skiing, guides, staff and food were all fantastic. The lodge is cozy and the rooms are perfect. One of the most beautiful places in Canada! Thank you Ken, Kursten, Alex, Mathilde, Sonny and Jackie!!

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PurcellMLodge, Manager at Purcell Mountain Lodge, responded to this review

Hello Purcell family! Thank you for your recent winter stay with us. We are so please you have been able to experience both winter skiing and summer hiking. I bet it is hard to decide which season you like better as they both offer such unique experiences. The winter terrain has mounds and mounds of soft pack powder and the... More 

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
GreenLeadersSilver level
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Off the grid and accessible by helicopter, Purcell Mountain Lodge is perched at 2200 meters (7200') on top of Bald Mountain, in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. It borders on the other side of Glacier National Park and provides doorstep outdoor adventure for winter and summer. Alpine touring, cross country skiing and snowshoeing in the winter and breathtaking hikes in the summer. Professional ACMG daily guided tours, gourmet chef, host, luxury accommodations and all lodge amenities including a wood burning sauna. The perfect mountain getaway for playing in the backcountry with friends, for anniversary and birthday celebrations, small weddings, retreats and family reunions. The entire lodge can be rented privately booked all year long. Escape the city life and retreat to Purcell Lodge for a magical unforgettable experience. ... more   less 

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Address: | Bald Mountain, Golden, British Columbia V0A 1H0, Canada
Location: Canada > British Columbia > Kootenay Rockies > Golden
Number of rooms: 12
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