Choose your Summer Adventure
Invigorate your senses with a two, three, or four day Heli-Hiking adventure that will take you away from your everyday just long enough to leave you feeling rejuvenated. Custom designed to fit a range of abilities and desires, these escapes through the Bobbie Burns or Bugaboos ranges begin with amazing and end way too soon. Located in the regal Columbia Mountains, peak out your window at the commanding land forms just outside your cozy rooms as they beckon you to traverse their wondrous terrain. Helicopters will fly you to remote areas of the mountain wilderness where you will explore glistening glaciers, flowering alpine meadows, mountain ridges and lush valleys. Whether you're an avid hiker, a wandering walker, one person or a group of 20, young or simply young at heart, you will leave feeling full but perhaps wishing you had just one more bite.
CMH Summer Adventures feature 8 inspired trip types designed to satisfy every guest's vacation wish list. Our journeys range from short leisurely hikes to day-long treks across the vast mountain expanse, all based from our enchanting mountain lodge retreats. Our guides are keenly intuitive mountaineers with a knack for drawing forth your individual aspirations and creating the perfectly balanced adventure to match your physical abilities. Don't see the exact trip type you are looking for? Your desired journey may in fact be a custom one, and our vacation specialists are ready to personalize your inspired adventure.
We have created a variety of ways for you to enjoy the mountains in the summer. Below is a full list, or use these categories:
• Most Popular Trips »
• Family & Women-Specific Trips »
• Specialty Trips »
• Speaker Series Trips »
Our Most Popular Trips
Refresh and reinvigorate during a 2, 3, or 4 day excursion into the mountain wilderness of the Bobbie Burns and Bugaboo sub-ranges. Make your everyday seem a world away with this invigorating refresher.
Learn more about Short Escapes »
Six nights. Two incredible mountain ranges. One amazing trip. Explore the varied terrain of each remote wilderness venue and cap off your days of exploration with three nights at the enchanting Bobbie Burns Lodge and three nights at the equally charming Bugaboo Lodge. A favourite for returning guests!
Learn more about Lodge-to-Lodge Trips »
Pack some additional adrenaline for these amazing adventures as you scale seemingly unattainable summits, zip line across roaring rivers and conquer the Mt. Nimbus Via Ferrata. Challenge, exhilaration and triumph drive these extraordinary exploits. How high will you fly?
Learn more about High Flying Heli-Adventures »
Your group or individually customized adventure is waiting to be crafted. Let us tailor a trip perfectly suited to fit your interests and physical skill level.
Really want to get personal? Book the entire lodge for up to 50 guests and host the corporate retreat, family reunion or wedding of a lifetime.
Learn more about Private Options »
Family & Women-Specific Trips
Create lasting family memories as in our backyard as your kids explore the Canadian Rockies. Our Family Adventure Specialists have tailored energetic mountain hikes, thrilling helicopter rides and kid fun activities to please all the kids and kids-at-heart in your family. Explore and have fun!
Learn more about Family Adventure Trips »
Grab your girlfriends or meet new ones as you partake in Heli-hiking, yoga, fabulous food, and fun. Hike in our blissful surroundings by day and share stories and laughs over wine by night. Leave the boys at home and find your inner bodacious.
Learn more about Bodacious in the Bugaboos »
With the remote regions of the Bugaboo Mountains as your backdrop, put your brush to canvas and create your own masterpiece under the mentorship of award winning artists.
Learn more about Painting Retreats »
It's hard to stay in focus when your camera wants to photograph everything in its path. Join renowned wildlife and wilderness photographer John E. Marriott for three days in the Bugaboos, one of the most spectacular photography destinations in the world.
Learn more about the Photography Workshop »
Speaker Series Trips
National Geographic Explorer-in-Residence
Wade Davis was named by The National Geographic Society as one of the Explorers for the Millennium. Come experience the wonders of the Bugaboos with this word-renowned author and researcher dedicated to preserving the languages and traditions of human culture. His Massey Lecture presentation will feature "The Wayfinders: Why Ancient Wisdom Matters in the Modern World."
Learn more about Heli-Hiking with Wade Davis »
Join famed nature lover Brian Keating for an entertaining, engaging and hilarious 3-day Family Adventure. Hike, learn, and laugh as you explore the vast Bobbie Burns sub-range. Evenings will culminate with informal and animated presentations about his exciting adventures including "Penguins in Paradise" and "Madagascar Magic."
Learn more about Family Travel with Brian Keating »
Author of "Classic Hikes of the World" and "Classic Hikes of North America"
Join journalist and world-class hiking expert Peter Potterfield for a 6-day Lodge-to-Lodge adventure traversing the picturesque Bobbie Burns and Bugaboo sub-ranges. Author of Classic Hikes of the World and Classic Hikes of North America, Potterfield will lead a spirited adventure while sharing his perspective and expertise on the surrounding natural wonders.
Learn more about Heli-Hiking with Hiking Author Peter Potterfield »
Visionary chef John Ash's passion for marrying local seasonal foods with the perfect wine has earned him the title of "Father of Wine Country Cuisine." Join him on this engaging Heli-Hiking vacation to learn more about sustainable food issues and his latest cookbook "Culinary Birds."
Learn more about Heli-Hiking with Chef John Ash »