Banff

Do you know the story of the Banff Crasher Squirrel? 

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Before selfies and photo bombs were all the rage there was the Banff Crasher Squirrel. It all started on a beautiful day in Banff National Park in May 2009. A husband-wife couple, Jackson and Melissa Brandts were posing on some rocks in front of Lake Minnewaka using a camera with a remote shutter release to […]

How to experience Banff National Park in the winter 

Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest and most treasured national park. Home to soaring, rugged peaks, crystal-clear mountain lakes, pristine forests and a populous array of wildlife, Banff National Park is a top destination for the ski vacationer craving a scenic, outdoor-oriented getaway. Conveniently, the town of Banff and hamlet of Lake […]

Where can you ski in May? 

April 9 powder day at Snowbird

If you’re like us and not ready to stash your skis or snowboard for the season, don’t forget that there are still plenty of ski resorts that stay open in May and often later. To help you get a couple more turns in this season, we compiled a list of are the best resorts where you […]

The most popular ski vacations of 2015 

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Ski.com provides ski customized vacations to 120 resorts worldwide, but our clients clearly have a few favorites. Read on to see the top 10 most popular destinations booked in 2015 to be skied this season and learn why these ski resorts are so well-loved. Top 10 most popular ski vacations of 2015 1. Snowmass With its […]

Videos: 3 resorts open for the season 

Big Sky early opening day

Over the weekend, three of our favorite ski resorts cranked up their chairlifts and opened their runs for skiers and snowboarders! Keystone opened for the season on Nov. 6 with an 18-inch base at mid-mountain. Two out of three Banff and Lake Louise ski resorts opened with Mt. Norquay dropping the rope on Nov. 5 and […]

Experience the best summer activities at these 9 resorts 

Jackson Hole summer, summer in Jackson Hole

Summer in the mountains is just as action-packed and fun-filled as it is when blanketed in winter’s white stuff. For this reason, an increased number of ski resorts are investing in providing a venue for and access to warm-weather mountain activities. To help you experience the cream of the crop, we compiled a list of […]

Ski.com’s Sculpted in Time Sweepstakes 

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Our Sculpted in Time Sweepstakes is now over. Starting in October, we invited you to experience Banff and Lake Louise through a dramatic four-part video series titled Sculpted in Time. Renowned filmmakers at Sherpas Cinema produced the series, and each episode profiled a Banff and Lake Louise local ski legend, revealing their character against the stunning backdrop […]

Videos: Ski Season Preview 

Ski season preview videos

Who knows what the 2014-2015 ski season will hold, but if you’re like us, you’re wishing for consistent storms, cold temperatures and powder days aplenty.  Right now, as autumn strips the mountain scenery of the last remnants of summer, it’s the perfect time to get inspired with ski season preview videos and indulge in some […]

October trip giveaway: live like a local legend in Banff and Lake Louise 

Enter to win a Banff Lake Louise ski trip

Update: This sweepstakes is now over, but stay tuned for more great giveaways on our Facebook page! As the ski season gets closer (it snowed in downtown Aspen last weekend!), we’re excited to announce our October Facebook Sweepstakes: “Live Like a Local Legend in Banff and Lake Louise.” Throughout the month of October, ask a question […]