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HI Mt. Edith Cavell Wilderness Hostel

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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good15%
  • Average23%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“tonquin valley”(2 reviews)
“angel glacier”(2 reviews)
“outhouse”(2 reviews)
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What's included
Closed September 7, 2009 to February 15, 2010 due to road upgrades, Parks Canada
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Location and contact
Cavell Road ~ 23Kms South of the Jasper town site | Ice Field Parkway, Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada
50.9 km to Edmonton Intl Airport View nearby attractions and restaurants
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Reviewed September 14, 2017

If you love fresh air, incredible scenery, and stepping back in time this could be the place for you. This is a WILDERNESS Hostel, you share a single bunk in a room with other people from around the world. The only heat comes from a...More

Thank 328burkharde
Reviewed August 25, 2017

On a recent 8-day trip to Banff, Jasper, and Yoho, we stayed in five different hostels, two of them HI wilderness hostels. HI Mt. Edith Cavell was my favourite of all of them, even though it has minimal facilities. That's because Ernie, the warden-manager, has...More

Thank Norbert_Halibut
Reviewed July 21, 2017 via mobile

We had a really nice experience with the Hostel! I can really recommend this Hostel for outdoor adventure lovers. Everything necessary for a cosy night in the mountains is provided. Ernie's stories are amazing!

Thank Ruth D
Reviewed August 23, 2016

A jewel in the crown of the Rockies with it's undoubted star James the manager; a more interesting, conscientious and helpful person would be difficult to find. The location is fantastic with a brilliant walk near by past Angel glacier and a summit ridge through...More

1  Thank Sarah B
Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

No shower, no running water and little electricity as in typical mountain hostels but it has been a great experience overall. There are 2 dorms of 16 beds, it is clean, and the kitchen is very well equiped. We have had a lot of very...More

1  Thank jfavril
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Price range
US$29 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$29 - US$72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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