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Policy & Procedure

A Fernie Trails and Ski Touring membership is required to book the Montane Hut and at least one member must be present in each user group. Memberships are open to the general public for a fee of $40/individual or $80/family. Membership provides you with a Fernie Trails Pass – Winter & Summer 2019. The new pass includes FT&STC hut access, Montane 4-season trail access, winter grooming, and a FTA trail supporter pass. Memberships are available here.


Only people who sign waivers are authorized users of the cabin. A downloadable waiver is available here for download Cabin waiver 19 or at the Guides Hut in Fernie. All waivers to be delivered to the Guides Hut prior to hut trip. Failure to comply could impact future bookings.

There are no cancellations, changes, credits or refunds and we kindly ask that you do not contact us with any request. The cabin service is inexpensive and all monies are reinvested in the cabin for your next visit.

This is a rustic backcountry cabins with no custodian. Cleaning is dependent on the previous guests. You should expect the odd mouse or pack rack and the occasional irresponsible guests. Please report any misuse of our facilities to

Reserving the Montane Hut for special functions costs $100 per function. There also is a $10 booking fee to cover administration, payment processing and taxes.

Bookings are be available online. Only FT&STC members can book, get your membership here.

The Montane Hut remains open for day use for people passing through. Day use is defined as stopping in to get warm or to have lunch. Donations for day use can be made here.

We have a few items to help you and others enjoy the cabin, please read and respect.

  1. The firewood is limited, please conserve. Keep the stove door closed when burning wood. Do not burn cabin wood outside.
  2. Please use the outhouse (located behind the cabin) for everything, including urinating.
  3. Ensure that the door and windows are closed and latched when leaving.
  4. Properly clean the cabin for the next guests, we have no custodian to clean after you. Unfortunately the cabin may be left uncleaned—please be prepared to clean it.
  5. Do not leave your bottles and garbage, pack everything out that you brought.