BEST OF BRITISH COLUMBIA FOR 2
REMOTE ALPINE BACKCOUNTRY
Purcell Mountain Lodge is a helicopter access backcountry mountain-top lodge near Golden in British Columbia, Canada. This truly unique all-inclusive remote vacation destination is ideal for guests looking for an active vacation…or a quiet retreat. Purcell Mountain Lodge welcomes visitors in the winter, summer and fall seasons and offers suitable activities for all fitness levels to enjoy. Over 3,000 acres of rolling alpine meadows, fields of wildflowers and countless peaks and ridges, set against a backdrop of tumbling glaciers and alpine vistas, beckon to hikers of all abilities, ski touring enthusiasts, split boarders and snowshoers.
Accessible by a 15-minute scenic helicopter ride from Golden, B.C., Purcell Mountain Lodge is near Glacier National Park. From the airport in Calgary, Alberta, it is a three-hour drive to Golden with popular tourist destinations along the way, including Banff and Lake Louise.
Enjoy your choice of a 3-night weekend* (Friday-Monday) or 4-night weekday**(Monday-Friday) stay for two. Your accommodations will be in the main lodge in a private room with one queen bed or one queen bed and a twin bunk, based on availability. All meals are included – hot breakfast, lunch, appetizers and a three-course plated dinner each night. A cash bar is available with a selection of specially selected British Coumbia wines, craft beer and other beverages.
Relax and unwind with all the comforts of home in this three-story, timber framed lodge. This cozy setting in the backcountry is complete with an open dining area, living room with fireplace, and quiet library. A traditional wood burning sauna is just steps away from the main lodge. Ten private guest rooms with stunning mountain views are located on the upper floor. Each room has its own sink and vanity; three private showers and three private bathrooms are across the hallway for lodge guests to share.
In summer, activities include daily hikes trekking thru North America's largest alpine meadows. Summer is also the perfect time for photography and wildlife sightings. Winter activities include ski touring, snowshoeing and sledding. Hikes and snow activities are led by ACMG (Association of Certified Mountain Guide) guides. All activities are non-mechanized and self-propelled. The helicopter is for transport to and from the lodge. This is not heli-skiing.
Summer season: June - September
Winter season: December - April
*WEEKEND STAY: Friday - Monday with a one-night hotel stay on Thursday night near Golden, B.C., is included in this package. Helicopter flights depart for the lodge on Friday mornings; return flights from the lodge to Golden on Monday mornings.
**WEEKDAY STAY: Monday - Friday including a one-night hotel stay on Sunday night near Golden. Helicopter flights depart for the lodge Monday morning; returns to Golden on Friday mornings.
Your choice of 3 night weekend or 4 night weekday stay for 2 in a private room at Purcell Mountain Lodge
1 night stay (king bed) for 2 in hotel accommodations near Golden, British Columbia
Roundtrip helicopter transportation from Golden to the lodge
Chef prepared meals
Professionally guided summer and winter outdoor activities
Booking & concierge service
Travel must be completed within two years from the date of purchase. Reservations are subject to availability, and must be booked a minimum of 60 days prior to travel. Ground transportation is the responsibility of the winner unless otherwise stated. Certificates cannot be replaced if lost, stolen or destroyed. Purchases through charity fundraisers are non-refundable and packages cannot be resold.
Charity Cost: $3,100