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.

Jasper Marmot Albert #SkiNorthAB skiing

Fresh snow on T-Bar ridge beckons as Manu Loir-Mongazon and Jailin Bertolin drop their skis and...

SnowValley Alberta #SkiNorthAB snowboarding skiing

Spaceship earth momentarily tips into zero gravity. Up becomes down, and Jen Sherstan and Elisa Chee...

#SkiNorthAB Edmonton AB YEG Winter Patio Culina on Lake snowshoe

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

thank you story ski season 2021 SilverStar skiing

Hey Snow seekers, it's time to give a big collective shout-out to the Alberta and B.C.s ski industry...

Indigenous Women Outdoors British Columbia Backcountry skills

Indigenous Women Outdoors (IWO) recently wrapped up its first winter season offering a Backcountry...

Nakiska #NewSkiAB Alberta Kananaskis snowboard and ski lessons

It was an epic day of winter firsts for Kausar Kallaru recently: It was her first time visiting a...

Nakiska Alberta Kananaskis #NewSkiAB ski lessons

Any snow day is a fantastic day for Joyce Ou. Just a few short years ago that was not the case but...

Bonnyville AB #SkiNorthAB Marion Lake cross country skiing

Cresting the rise as it opens onto Muriel Lake Lookout, and the endless view of snow-covered lake...

Jarvis Lake Hinton AB Fat Biking #SkiNorthAB

From the Athabasca Lookout in William A. Switzer Provincial Park near Hinton, sun emblazons the...

Grande Prairie-Grande Cache AB #SkiNorthAB Nordic Skiing

Windswept diamonds glitter on the trail as Nathan Smith and Caroline Seip pause to gaze at the...

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...

Lac La Biche Alberta #SkiNorthAB Cross Country Skiing

As David Schultz and Heather Maekelburger emerge from the forest onto Shaw Lake, their skis gliding...

Vermilion Alberta #SkiNorthAB Cross Country Skiing

Caroline McAuley and Katie Ross are on the downslope, gliding down and over a bridge striped with...

Peace River Aurora #SkiNorthAB Misery Mountain

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

Whitecourt #SkiNorthAB Kristy Skiing SnowSeekers

Past the chain link fence, the billboards advertising rig services, the machinery of industry, a...

Vancouver Olympics 2010

If there was a soundtrack playing while you read this story, it would be Eminem’s Lose Yourself:, “Y...

SkiNorthBC

There's still time to enjoy spring skiing for the 2021 season.

Lake Louise Alberta #NewSkiAB snowboard lessons

Genie Wong gives big kudos to an aunt and uncle for introducing her to snowboarding and as a result...

Lake Louise Alberta #NewSkiAB SnowSeekers Skiing Snowshoeing

The stunning beauty of Lake Louise Ski Resort was nearly enough to put Gurusewak Kaur at ease for...

Winsport Calgary Alberta NewSkiAB Snowboarding

Eric Wang’s introduction to winter in Canada came during a surprise September blizzard – dubbed...