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Skiing with Kids at an Unexpected Family Resort: Revelstoke Mountain Resort

By Lisa Corcoran I practically grew up on skis. My siblings and I learned young and we spent our weekends at the local hill. Most Saturday mornings, we were dropped off with bagged lunches and a couple of dollars for hot chocolate. Skiing gave me a sense of independence. I
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Après-ski for the Whole Family!

Après-ski is just as important as when we were (cough) younger. Picture this: it’s been an awesome day on the slopes. Even magical perhaps as we carved out a few runs on our own in fresh powder while our kids were in lessons in the morning. And then we spent
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Best Beginner Slopes for Family Fun

Skiing and snowboarding are great fun for the entire family but before the black diamond trails called Barely Legal, Parachute and Unnecessary Roughness are considered as a family outing, maybe tamer runs like Gentle Giant, Squirrel or Happy Valley should be under the boards. By finding those resorts with tamer
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Fun Snow-Packed Weekend at Sun Peaks Resort

Did you know that Sun Peaks Resort is Canada’s SECOND largest ski resort? While their jump from third place is relatively new I must admit to having no idea as to the size and awesomeness that is Sun Peaks Resort. You have got to check this place out! Sun Peaks,
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Get Noticed With Tail Wags Helmet Covers

Could kids’ protective gear get any cuter?  Hats, or rather helmets, off to Karyn Climans for designing the Tail Wags products which are ridiculously appealing to kids and make life a whole lot easier for parents. I don’t know about you but every time I slap a helmet on my kids
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Panorama Mountain Resort: Fun for the Whole Family

A family winter getaway to Panorama Mountain Resort in southeastern BC is so… hmm, what’s the best word? Oh yeah… it’s so easy. Now, hold on a second, I’m not talking about the runs; there’s plenty of vertical for even the most daring of daredevil downhillers. No, what I’m referring
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Kananaskis Country is a great area for a family winter weekend from Calgary.
A Winter Weekend in Kananaskis Country

Kananaskis Country, or K-Country as we [sort-of] locals like to call it, is a stunning swath of provincial parks and wilderness areas in the foothills and front ranges of the Canadian Rockies, roughly between Calgary and Banff. To call this area a national treasure might just be understating the case.
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6 Reasons to put Big White on your family vacation bucket list

Between British Columbia and neighbouring Alberta there is truly no shortage of winter ski destinations on the West Coast of Canada. Each destination boasting their various claims to fame – Highest vertical, Most terrain, Fastest lifts, and of course Best snow. Big White is the holder of many of those
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Can you spell Kalispell? Flathead Valley is a fantastic family destination.
Family Fun in the Flathead Valley: Kalispell Montana

The Flathead Valley in northwestern Montana lies between Glacier National Park and Flathead Lake, which holds the distinction of being the largest freshwater lake west of the Mississippi River. More than that, it’s a piece of paradise. Between the valley and the lake, the area offers a plethora of outdoor recreation opportunities year-round,
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Tips for taking a non skiing family on a ski trip!
How To Take Your Non-Skiing Family on a Family Ski Vacation

We couldn’t wait until morning to start our first family ski vacation so we decided to set-out in the evening after all the kids’ activities were over. This meant our very first view of Blue Mountain was as magical as our ski trip would become – completely lit up for
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