Stories

Take a minute to scroll through our stories researched by some of Canada's top writers, bloggers and influencers. They have experienced every B.C. and Alberta mountain resort to bring you the latest information on your favourite snow destinations. They explore the runs, glades, and backcountry - and they dig deep to bring you the details about other activities to help you have the best day or ski vacation in B.C. and Alberta.

There’s never been a better time to cook up an extended ski trip with friends. And if you don’t know...

Ski in cabin at Hudson Bay Mountain

Craving the simple things in life, these days? We thought so. When you #SkiNorthBC, it’s a bit like...

Skiing at Powder King

Work day or "sick" day? We're watching ski resort webcams, weather forecasts and snow conditions...

It was -14C when Doc Pow arrived lakeside in Vernon for a polar bear swim. And that gave him some...

Skiing under Northern Lights in Bonnyville AB Paul Lavoie

Picture this: cresting the rise of Muriel Lake on skis as it opens onto an endless view of snow...

Devil's Canyon Wells BC

In Wells, BC, women like Ember Harper-Fedirko and Cheryl McCarthy are coming together to advance the...

Snowboarder taking air at Marmot Basin in Jasper, AB, Canada

Every muscle tensed, all senses attuned, I lean into my turn, my snowboard carving the snow. Taking...

Peace River Aurora #SkiNorthAB Misery Mountain

Day and night, earth and sky, the past and the future, the north contains so many dualisms in its...

With decades of experience travelling across BC, Smithers to me is top of the list when I think of a...

Save on your next great winter escape with these exclusive #SkiNorthAB deals connecting you to...

Jarvis Lake Hinton AB Fat Biking #SkiNorthAB

As the sun emblazons the Rockies pink and gold, two adventurers warm up their legs for cross-country...

Grande Prairie-Grande Cache AB #SkiNorthAB Nordic Skiing

Head to Grande Cache for uncrowded cross-country skiing trails with epic views in all directions...

Vermilion Alberta #SkiNorthAB Cross Country Skiing

This surprising northern Alberta prairie town with a provincial park on its doorstep is perfect for...

Ice Fishing Dragon Lake Quesnel BC Bonnie Grenon

Quesnel will help you put a new spin on date night with ice-fishing, snowshoeing or cross-country...

You're ready to winter (yes, we're verbing that); the #SkiNorthAB Pledge is here to help! Whether...

Genie Wong took an advanced snowboarding lesson at Lake Louise to see a new side of the hill and...

Grande Prairie AB Nitehawk Terrain Park snowboarding

Sizzling down and throwing a huge indie one-footer off the big air, Drew Rogers stomps the landing...

Patio hopping on a winter day in Edmonton magically transports you inside a gigantic snowglobe. 

In 1972, Norwegian newlyweds Lars and Astrid Fossberg honeymooned in British Columbia and were...

snowboarders at misery mountain alberta paul lavoie

As a new ski season gets underway, you'll often notice a few changes at your favourite Alberta or BC...