Best Time To Visit
September, August or March.
This is a rich are which is full of potential photographic locations, angles and variety that even a full week would not be long enough. I have spent five days, several times, and felt as though I could spend ten more.
Town of Arrival
Canmore is the nearest town.
Favorite Location While Visiting
The Nublet, a ridge located at timberline with views of the surrounding mountains.
Physical Activity Needed
You will need to be in good walking shape. As the Assiniboine Lodge has no roads to access it, you can either hike in (about 15 miles) or pay for a helicopter ride. The lodge contracts with a local flight service to shuttle people in on 3 days a week, if this is your choice the price is reasonable. Once at the lodge, there are miles upon miles of well marked trails accessing the region. In addition to the designated trails, there is even more off-piste wilderness to explore...