Stories

Take a minute to scroll through our stories researched by some of Canada's best writers, bloggers and influencers. They have experienced every B.C. and Alberta mountain resort to bring you the latest news on your favourite snow destinations. They explored the runs, glades and backcountry but also dug deep to bring you the details about other activities to round out your day or ski vacation. In B.C., learn about the snowshoe trails in Golden, the ice climbing wall at Big White, the cross-country trails at Sun Peaks or the fat-tire biking at Kimberley. In Alberta tempt yourself with the stories about cat-skiing at Castle Mountain, après ski fun in Banff National Park and fine dining at the top of Norquay. Don't forget the hidden gems in Northern BC and yes, the prairies of Alberta - we've decided they shouldn't be secrets anymore. Click and #DareToExplore.

  • SUN PEAKS, BC — Sun Peaks offers a wide range of accommodation options, including a few that offer some great perks: get out for a ski day with an Olympian, and stay at the lodge which bears her name.

  • From past visits to Sun Peaks, located just outside of Kamloops, British Columbia, I concluded it was a nice “family destination.” Oh how wrong I was.

  • SUN PEAKS, BC — Sun Peaks, located only 30 minutes outside of Kamloops, British Columbia, is a village bursting at the seams with opportunities.

  • SILVER STAR, BC — It may surprise you but Silver Star’s unique mid-mountain village location surprises many a visitor.

  • SILVER STAR, BC — It’s not your usual taxi you’d take to dinner; this one is solely unique to Silver Star Mountain Resort.

  • SILVER STAR, BC — The architecture of this village will strike you as fun, lively and very welcoming. Featuring all colours from the rainbow, with oranges and purple.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — A dude walks up to a bar that houses a surf board overhead and orders up a Mai-Tai. He’s geared up in snowboard boots with his deck under his arm; no this is not the start of a bad joke – it’s just another great day at Fat Teddy’s Bar & Grill, found at one of British Columbia’s top ski resorts—Mount Washington Alpine Resort.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — Vancouver Island is full of exceptional adventures that can keep anyone busy for a lifetime. Year-round caving, surfing, storm watching, salmon fishing, and golfing are only some of the attractions for the outdoor enthusiast.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — If you are looking for some Nordic action that will knock your boots off, then book a flight or set sail with B.C. Ferries.

  • MOUNT WASHINGTON, BC — When someone says the word island to you, do you immediately think of palm trees and a Corona?

  • COMOX-COURTENAY, BC — Mount Washington Alpine Resort has a vibe all its own. There is only one place in Canada if not the world, where, with the right binoculars, you could do some whale watching while hanging on the snowboard or the sticks.....

  • UCLUELET, BC — The west coast of Vancouver Island, British Columbia is a treasure trove of outstanding adventures that can be had any time of the year.

  • UCLUELET, BC — We arrived eyes wide open. Pulling up to Long Beach, snuggled along British Columbia’s Vancouver Island’s Pacific Rim National Park, there were bald eagles flying overhead and an endless beach before us as we squeaked into our wet suits.

  • UCLUELET, BC — When it comes to dining, Ucluelet has some exceptional options to fuel you and your crew up for another round of west coast adventure.

  • UCLUELET, BC — The Village of Ucluelet takes its name from the local tribe which means "the people from the safe harbour" and is home to about 2,000 people. But a ’village’ ... it is anything but.