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SAITSA is taking students out to Castle Mountain for an overnight Ski/snowboard trip to experience Alberta’s second largest ski area! Located in the Westcastle Valley of the Southwestern Alberta Rocky Mountains, Castle Resort is located 2.5 hours southwest of Calgary. Castle is also the only resort in Alberta with drive-to, ski-in/ski-out accommodations.

Included in your ticket

  • Transportation from SAIT to Castle Resort and back
  • Accommodations walking distance from the lifts
  • Lift pass for a day of skiing or snowboarding.
    Add-ons such as rentals & lessons are also available.


DATE: Saturday, Feb 2 – Sunday, Feb 3

Event Details

Transportation provided by Southland Charters

Seamless Panoramic windows
Reclining seats and armrests
Washroom on board
VHS and DVD player
Air Conditioning
PA system
Passenger above seat stowage
Under Coach luggage stowage

Accommodations at the Castle Ski Hostel

Shared accommodations of 6 -8 beds per room –

  • There is a full kitchen and dining area for students to use in the downstairs of the building
  • Separate men’s and women’s washroom on the Hostel Floor with multiple stalls and showers (No towels, bodywash or shampoo etc. supplied, please bring your own towels)
  • Please bring indoor shoes or slippers as we have a strict no-shoes policy throughout the whole building
  • They do not allow skis or snowboards in the rooms, gear lockers are available downstairs but no locks supplied
  • Closest place for groceries is Pincher Creek, 30 mins drive from the resort
  • Daylodge offers breakfast and lunch for purchase throughout the day, T-Bar Pub is the spot to grab lunch or dinner & drinks
  • All resort facilities are walking distance from lifts and accommodations
  • * Please note there is no cell service anywhere on the resort, however you will find Wi-fi in the Hostel, Daylodge, and Pub.


February 2
1:30 PM – Check in at SAIT- load up bus
2:00 PM Depart SAIT
4:30 PM Arrive at Castle Mountain
4:30 – 5:00PM – Check into hostel
5:30PM Dinner on your own
7:00PM Common room games

February 3

8:00AM Continental breakfast in community kitchen
8:00AM – 4:15PM Free time for Castle Mountain
4:15 PM Meet back at hostel
4:30 PM Check out of hostel and load bus
5:00PM Depart Castle
7:300PM Return to SAIT


Terms and Conditions

1. Valid student ID is required
2. Must be registered and paid by 3:00PM Friday February 1
3. The information in this form is used for statistical/or emergency purposes only and will be kept confidential

Contact SAITSA’s VP Student Life – Jess Beddow at
or call 403-815-5762