An Unmatched Experience 

Our powder skiing is considered legendary.

In addition to being a top destination in the world for cat-skiing, our lodge offers a truly unforgettable luxury, backcountry experience. Nestled in the alpine just outside Fernie, British Columbia, Island Lake features 7,000 private acres of breathtaking bowls, snow-blanketed tree runs and diverse aspects & pitches.  

Want in? Contact us to be added to the waitlist. 

Experience Catskiing

Relax, Recharge & Reset 

The experience begins the moment you arrive.

Once you enter our gates, staff will help you with your luggage and load you into your snowcat for the beautiful 8km ride up to the Lodge. We outfit you with skis or snowboard and you can enjoy our hot pool, cedar saunas, stretch class and massage therapy. Our après bar features an enormous stone fireplace, games room, ski movies. We cater to whatever your heart desires.



No more than 36 guests can experience ILL at a time.

Before your arrival, our reservations team will reach out to book your massage appointments, pass along any dietaries to Chef, and coordinate any of your special requests.

Private planes can land as close as an hour away in Cranbrook (YXC) and we have 2 helipads on site.  

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Summer at 

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Treat yourself  & explore natural wonders at Island Lake Lodge. From hiking to relaxing in the serene environment of our mountain spa – our summer activities showcase the best that Island Lake Lodge & the mountains surrounding Fernie, B.C. have to offer. The Spa, dining events and vehicle access to the Lodge are subject to our Private Functions calendar. 

Please be sure to check what's open before you visit! 

Summers at Island Lake Lodge

Operations Calendar


Book your summer stay