Located midway between Calgary and Banff, Kananaskis country is a year-round, multiple use recreational area on the eastern slopes of the Canadian Rockies. Visitors can access over 60 mountain biking paths that double as cross-country ski trails in the winter. The hostel is just minutes from Nakiska ski resort and offers special prices on horseback riding and white-water rafting in the summer. Restaurants and other resort amenaties are available at nearby Kananaskis Village, a 20 minute hike from the hostel. Transportation to the Ribbon Creek hostel from other Alberta hostels
is available between June and September.
47 beds with both dorm and family style rooms available.
Kitchen, laundry facilities, on-site parking, fireplace, basic food supplies within walking distance, open all day.
Rates & Availability
Prices from $15 per person, per night for Hostelling International members.
Reservations essential for groups and advisable always. By phone at (403) 762-4122 or by fax at (403) 762-3441. MasterCard and Visa accepted.
70 kilometres west of Calgary on highway 1 (Trans Canada), then 25 kilometres south on highway 40, turn right at the Nakiska Ski Hill access, cross the Kananaskis River, then left 1.5 kilometres to the hostel.
Member overnight rate for Hostelling International members.
Member discounts are also available at several businesses in and around Kananaskis (see Member Benefits Brochure for details).
- Special Offer