Few people get to see the Canadian Rockies the way you do when you ski into Skoki Lodge. The trek in is stunning. Challenging, but doable. I was caught in a brief white-out on Deception Pass on the way out and retreated back toward the Lodge until visibility improved. If Mother Nature unleashes her wrath while you are in the "elements," wait it out or retreat.
Leo and Katie are welcoming. They come with dogs and kids which makes them warm and friendly. The food is seriously top notch. The lack of water and electricity is a very small inconvenience for the rewards and priviledge of getting to and staying at Skoki Lodge, which is a National Historic Site.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Skoki Lodge is situated in a beautiful high alpine region in Banff National Park. The eleven kilometer trail from Lake Louise to the Skoki Valley makes Skoki Lodge an ideal destination for hikers and skiers of all levels. From Skoki Lodge one can access breathtaking mountain ridges and alpine lakes, or explore five different adjoining valleys. ... more less
- Also Known As:
- Skoki Hotel Lake Louise