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Banff + Lake Louise

11/6/17: Where is it snowing?

Ski season is already underway at a couple resorts, including Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area in Colorado and Banff's Mt. Norquay and Lake Louise. Many more will be opening in the next couple wee...

Ski season is already underway at a couple resorts, including Arapahoe Basin and Loveland Ski Area in Colorado and Banff...

7 awesome hot springs in Ski Country

By Morgan Tilton The only thing better than a powder day is waking up with fresh ski legs for round two. From British Columbia and Alberta to the Wild West, here are some soaking pools that make the ...

By Morgan Tilton The only thing better than a powder day is waking up with fresh ski legs for round two. From British C...

The most popular ski vacations of 2017

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain destinations cheaper for certain citizens, companies buy new resorts, a new multi-res...

Like a snowflake, each ski season is unique. It snows more in some places than others, exchange rates make certain desti...

A serious guide to successful pond skimming

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight of a jubilant crowd, and, thought, "boy, I wish I could be like them," it's time...

If you've ever watched a gender-confused gorilla on snow blades glide over—or crash into—an icy pool to the delight ...

Concierge Conversations: Lake Louise Inn – Lake Louise, AB

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...

12/7/2016: Where is it snowing?

Although some resorts started this season off a little slow, Mother Nature is making up for it! Fresh snow continues to accumulate at resorts across North America, encouraging downhill enthusiasts ev...

Although some resorts started this season off a little slow, Mother Nature is making up for it! Fresh snow continues to...

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...

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 ...

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 ...

5 Days in Banff Lake Louise: a first-timer’s guide

Banff, Alberta is a soul-stirring place to visit. Here, the Canadian Rockies rise sharply to soaring heights and form a dramatic landscape as far as the eye can see. If that wasn’t enough, the many ...

Banff, Alberta is a soul-stirring place to visit. Here, the Canadian Rockies rise sharply to soaring heights and form a ...

2015-16: A ski season in photos

As green grass and flowers continue to poke through the melting snow snow in Ski Country, we can no longer pretend that spring isn't here. We've been through the all the stages of denial (anger, barga...

As green grass and flowers continue to poke through the melting snow snow in Ski Country, we can no longer pretend that ...