6 Mountain Fireplaces to Heat Up Round on Your Winter Getaways

6 Mountain Fireplaces to Heat Up Round on Your Winter Getaways

What’s cozier than curling up subsequent to a roaring fireplace, cocktail in hand, whereas a wintery mountain scene performs out round you? Not a lot, so far as we’re involved. Fortunate for Calgarians, the close by Rocky Mountains are stuffed with rustic lodges serving up postcard-perfect hearth settings, each indoor and outside.

Listed here are six fireplaces and pits at mountain lodges and inns that, whether or not you’re a visitor for the night or not, ought to be sought out this season.


Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge

6 Mountain Fireplaces to Heat Up Round on Your Winter Getaways
{Photograph} courtesy of Pomeroy Kananaskis Mountain Lodge.

The outside firepit at this mountain resort is certain to impress, because it’s the Autograph Assortment lodge’s official “MARK of Craft” — the signature expertise that showcases what the property is all about. Roast marshmallows, sip a cocktail and take within the vistas round you at this huge communal pit on the patio outdoors Market Cafe.

Pair it with a S’mores Previous Normal. Lean into the campfire vibe with this on-theme cocktail that includes single malt Scotch, rye, bourbon, chocolate bitters, Angostura bitters and honey cinnamon smoked syrup.

1 Centennial Dr., Kananaskis Village, 403-591-7711, lodgeatkananaskis.com


The Malcolm Lodge

{Photograph} courtesy of The Malcolm Lodge.

Within the summertime, the pool deck at this Canmore lodge is the place to be. However don’t overlook the winter season: Not solely are the outside heated pool and sizzling tubs open year-round, however a rooftop firepit full with cushioned seating is the right place to absorb the epic view of a snow-covered Three Sisters.

Pair it with a Zero Proof Spiced Toddy (Seedlip Spice 94, lemon and honey) or a Monte Cristo (Grand Marnier, Kaluha and low) — both method, you’re going to need one thing heat for this alfresco fireplace.

321 Spring Creek Dr., Canmore, 403-812-0680, malcolmhotel.ca  


Juniper Lodge

{Photograph} courtesy of Juniper Lodge.

A hidden gem within the Bow Valley, the Juniper Lodge’s Juniper Bistro & Lounge is dwelling to beautiful views, Canadian consolation meals and a homey ambiance due to the spectacular wall-to-wall Rundle stone hearth. Attempt to snag the leather-based armchairs subsequent to the hearth, the best après-ski spot for dialog and share plates, corresponding to melty Canadian brie topped with fruit, mustard and cedar compote.

Pair it with a Bow Valley Sundown. Toast your environment with this cocktail consisting of native vodka, grapefruit, lemon, spruce tip and rosemary syrup, and prosecco.

1 Juniper Approach, Banff, 403-762-2281, thejuniper.com


Waldhaus Restaurant at Fairmont Banff Springs

{Photograph} courtesy of Fairmont Banff Springs.

Tucked behind the long-lasting “Citadel within the Rockies,” this Bavarian-style cottage has all of the makings of a comfortable night time within the mountains: views over the Spray River Valley, cheese fondue, crispy schnitzel and apple strudel, vaulted ceilings and a grand stone hearth that casts a glow over the entire room.

Pair it with a Black Bear. Bearface rye, blackberry purée, lime juice, mint and peach bitters mix on this refreshing, fruity concoction that balances out the wealthy alpine fare and toasty hearth.

Bonus: Fairmont Banff Springs has launched a brand new fireplace function this season. E-book one among its 4 luxurious personal fireplace pits on the Higher Rundle Terrace and also you’ll get pleasure from drinks from Rundle Bar whereas enjoyable with pillows and blankets round smokeless flames with a non-public butler to do the stoking.

 405 Spray Ave., Banff, 403-762-6860, fairmont.com


Storm Mountain Lodge

{Photograph} courtesy of Storm Mountain Lodge.

After a day spent snowboarding or using at Lake Louise Ski Resort or Banff Sunshine Village, we are able to’t consider a greater spot to après than hearth at Storm Mountain Lodge. Celebrating its centennial in 2022, the lodge on Freeway 93 close to the Alberta-B.C. border has a country stone hearth positioned proper subsequent to the principle bar. Seize a seat on one of many adjoining leather-based couches and settle in for a cocktail or two — earlier than retreating to your individual fireplace-equipped cabin for the night time.

Pair it with a Buffalo’s Breath, with Buffalo Hint Bourbon, Grand Marnier, black walnut bitters, maple syrup and a cherry, delivered below a smoke-filled cowl.

Freeway 93 S, Banff Nationwide Park, 403-762-4155, stormmountainlodge.com


Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

{Photograph} courtesy of Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge.

The double-sided stone hearth within the Principal Lodge of this resort on Lac Beauvert, which can also be marking its one hundredth anniversary this 12 months, is likely one of the most iconic within the Rockies. One aspect heats up the informal Emerald Lounge, and is mounted with a bison head, whereas the opposite offers the backdrop to the Nice Corridor, the resort’s foremost eating space, full with a placing Indigenous artwork piece.

Pair it with a Mulled Marg. This mulled wine-margarita mashup is the winter cocktail we didn’t know we wanted, that includes Hornitos Reposado, Amaro Montenegro, lime juice, agave syrup and completed with a mulled wine float.

Previous Lodge Highway, Jasper, 780-852-3301, fairmont.com

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