Our Lodges

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The Empire Lake Chalet

Elevation 2185 m. / 6948 ft, built in 2014

The Empire Lake Chalet was designed with 30 years of mountain chalet building experience. Needless to say, nothing is missing. The spectacular location of this charming alpine chalet has views of glaciers in all four directions and is located directly beside the Empire Lake and only a 10 minute walk from the Charlotte Lake.

The chalet boasts a custom built kitchen, dining table and benches using local fir wood.

An Italian tile floor and stunning views compliment the incredible hiking right out the door.

The Empire Lake Chalet is located in the high alpine of the Forbidden Glacier area. The location of this charming chalet is very special. Several large glaciers, high alpine peaks, alpine lakes and an endless alpine serenity. The Empire Lake Chalet is built for mountaineering and advanced hiking. The three chalet Hut to hut to hut trekking/easy mountaineering program or technical mountaineering programs come to this chalet. More adventurous hikers also have the option to hike from the Durrand Glacier Chalet to the Empire Lake Chalet, stay for one night and then hike back to the Durrand Glacier Chalet.


  • The Empire Lake Chalet
  • The Empire Lake Chalet
  • The Empire Lake Chalet
  • The Empire Lake Chalet