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September 2016

Powder Highway: a guide to the ultimate ski road trip

The “Powder Highway” is the nickname given to the legendary snow-blessed route along Canada's 95A, which consists of a 630-mile loop through interior British Columbia's Kootenay Rockies and connec...

The “Powder Highway” is the nickname given to the legendary snow-blessed route along Canada's 95A, which consists of...

Featured videos: don’t miss these 2016-17 ski and snowboard films

It's that time of year again. It's premiere season. Every fall, the new flicks send skiers and riders into a flurry of excitement—pun intended—for the upcoming season. After scouring the Internet ...

It's that time of year again. It's premiere season. Every fall, the new flicks send skiers and riders into a flurry of e...

Snowstorm arrives on the second day of fall

Summer officially ended on Sept. 22, 2016, and—right on cue—a slow-moving storm dropped measurable snowfall on ski resorts across the Western US and Canada! We've compiled some of the best photos ...

Summer officially ended on Sept. 22, 2016, and—right on cue—a slow-moving storm dropped measurable snowfall on ski r...

Do you know the story of the Banff Crasher Squirrel?

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 ...

Before selfies and photo bombs were all the rage there was the Banff Crasher Squirrel. It all started on a beautiful day...

September snow at ski resorts across the West

Sept. 1 was the first day of meteorological autumn, and we are already feeling the weather cool down and seeing a delicate dusting of our beloved mountain peaks. A series of autumn storms swept acr...

Sept. 1 was the first day of meteorological autumn, and we are already feeling the weather cool down and seeing a del...

How to ski Banff & Lake Louise’s extreme terrain

When most people think of expert skiing in the Banff & Lake Louise area, an image of the World Cup downhill runs at Lake Louise Ski Resort probably pop into their head. While certainly pucker wort...

When most people think of expert skiing in the Banff & Lake Louise area, an image of the World Cup downhill runs at ...

What’s new at ski resorts in 2016-17?

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds for a more mature golden color. In other words, fall is upon us in the High Coun...

In the mornings and evenings, a chill lingers in the air and the aspen leaves are starting to trade in their green duds ...

Concierge Conversations: Steamboat Grand – Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Insider, local knowledge is key if you’re looking to tick off all the must-do activities, see all the highlights and have an authentic experience on your next ski trip. Locals are chock full of idea...

Insider, local knowledge is key if you’re looking to tick off all the must-do activities, see all the highlights and h...

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 wi...

Established in 1885, Banff National Park is Canada’s oldest and most treasured national park. Home to soaring, rugged ...

Concierge Conversations: The Gant – Aspen, Colorado

Insider, local knowledge is key if you’re looking to tick off all the must-do activities, see all the highlights and have an authentic experience on your next ski trip. Locals are chock full of idea...

Insider, local knowledge is key if you’re looking to tick off all the must-do activities, see all the highlights and h...