Ski Resort

Reduced Capacity: Skiing and Snowboarding in a Time of COVID-19

Lake Louise Ski Resort announced their earliest opening date ever for October 29th due to snowy conditions in the mountains which sees Canadians able to hit the slopes before we trick or treat. Seems appropriate for 2020. Regardless of opening dates, and before a flake of snow falls, all ski
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Mountain Man Dog Sled Adventures
Winter Wonderland Adventures at Sun Peaks Resort

I switched off my headlamp so my eyes would adjust to the darkness. I could see the glittery stars above and the twinkling alpine ski village below as our group trudged along tight trails between snow-laden trees. I was on the Moonlight Snowshoe Tour at Sun Peaks Resort with my
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Panorama Mountain Resort Chairlift Photo Credit Melissa Vroon
The Non Skiing Mom’s Guide to a Ski Vacation at Panorama Mountain Resort

I got to the bottom of the hill after my first run, took off my skis and walked back to the rental shop. Is everything alright, they asked? Yup, I replied, no issues with the gear, I’m just done. For the day? But you’ve only been gone an hour… Nope.
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Season Passes and Multi Mountain Passes
Ski (Or Board) a Lot? Season Passes and Multi Mountain Passes are the Way to Go!

      Feel the sun on your face and breathe in the clear crisp of a blue sky day. Make snowmen and snow angels. Sip hot chocolate beside a crackling fire. These are just a few of the pleasures of winter in the mountains. Why not get out there
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Ski Resorts in Utah
Snows Up! 6 Fabulous Places to Ski in Utah

Did you know that Utah has some of the best skiing in North America? Many people head to the slopes in Park City but hidden up in the pristine canyons outside of Salt Lake City; you will find world-class skiing and snowboarding in the Mountain West! Imagine yourself on the
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Rossland Beer Company is Rossland's first craft brewery
Sip or Ski, Glide or Grub, Rossland, BC is a Holiday Gem in the Kootenays

Standing at a bar, snow pants on, hair dishevelled, goggles icy, I’m waiting for a strong beverage and grinning from toque-covered ear to toque-covered ear. My friend and I have spent the day carving our way through fluffy powder, giggling at the shin-deep snow and wahoo-ing through puffy tumbles downhill.
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How to Have A Non Ski Ski Holiday
How to Have a Non Ski, Ski Holiday in Fernie, BC (Read On, I’ll Explain!)

What if I told you this winter my family decided to go on a family ski trip, sans ski? Would you look at me like I’d lost my balaclava? Better yet, what if I told you, we had an absolute blast doing anything and everything except skiing. Nothing against skiing
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A campsite with a view at Fernie Alpine Resort (photo: Nicole Matei)
Mountaintop Camping at Fernie Alpine Resort

I love backpacking for what it promises me: solitude, beautiful scenery, and a natural camping experience free from the noise of generators or loud music at the campsite next to me. The one thing I don’t like though is having to walk for hours to reach my campsite, while carrying
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