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.

  • How does winning tickets to ANY festival sound?
    Sounds like sweet music to us!

  • A new season means new infrastructure, events and more!

  • Ah summer is finally here, some of us choose to spend it at the lake, or in campgrounds. But here at SnowSeekers we choose to dream about snowier days and cold temperatures.

  • Days are getting longer and the grass may yet get green, but don’t let spring cleaning get in the way of your weekend fun. Now is possibly some of the best skiing of the season. Not only is the snow great, so are the activities. All the ski resorts are cranking up the après ski events. Check out the list below and make sure to get in on some incredible spring skiing.

  • March 27, 2019 – End of March and the hills are getting a dump of pow! We all know spring skiing is about getting in early morning turns on beautiful corduroy groomed runs and apres time starting early afternoon on the deck with tunes blaring, but this fresh snowfall could mean the DJs might be playing to a sparse crowd this weekend. Yahoo! Don't miss out – there's pow stashes just waiting for you. 

  • Nothing beats seeing a happy doggo running through the snow. Jaw dragging, mouth open and scooping snow like a backhoe. Of course, when you add that the dog is at work, the awwww factor soars. We did a little Instagram trolling to find some happy puppies at work and play.

  • Wait…I mean STOP! Just because the cities are warming up and the snow is melting doesn’t mean the ski season is over. HELL NO! I mean…on the contrary, it’s only beginning! Spring skiing has so many advantages from longer daylight, warmer weather and goggle tans. Check our list of fun times at many of our favourite resorts and remember two things; party responsibly and wear protection. I’m talking about designating a driver and wearing sunscreen and goggles. What did you think I was talking about? I guess it is spring fever time so yes, pack all the protection.

  • Cold Lake, AB – Kinosoo Ridge is a ski and snowboard destination that makes magic happen and now that it’s spring, that magic is happening in every learn to ride and ski camps the hill is hosting this month.

  • In 1977, the community of Fort St. James pulled together to create Murray Ridge, a relatively unknown ski hill in Northern B.C. Located 175km northwest of Prince George and only 14km from Fort St. James, home of the volunteers that make the lifts spin each day. Murray Ridge offers one of the North’s best examples of how a small community can create something that is truly special.

  • Ten-day party at SilverStar Mountain Resort near Vernon, British Columbia, March 22-31, features adrenaline sport contests, music and wine tasting.

  • Have you had this conversation?

    “What are we doing for spring break?” says the kid holding the snowboard trying to drop hints.

    “It’s a month away…isn’t it?” says delusional parent staring at the sink of dirty dishes.

    “No, Mom…it’s starting this week.”

  • Enjoy Pincher Creek, Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump and more when you discover your #BucketListAB

  • Use your horseless carriage to visit the World's finest museum of horse-drawn carriages

  • Spring renewal for the soul. Adventurists, take note, look up to a wilder place, full of people filled with a potent Spring energy and sharing the stitchings of a wonderful community. For the snow enthusiast, the community of Smithers is surrounded with multiply mountain ranges, each stacked deep with snow for your enjoyment. 

  • Our two-day itinerary has you using Pincher Creek as your hub for winter activities.