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.

  • Lake Louise Village has accommodations and amenities for all kinds of travellers, whether one wishes to stay at the decadent Chateau Lake Louise or the more affordable Lake Louise Inn or taste the best pizza in the area at the Timberwolf Lodge.

  • TERRACE, BC — Shames, located just outside of Terrace, British Columbia, is the type of place where you can easily get in powder tracks with little to no effort, because they are everywhere.

  • TERRACE, BC — "Looking back on the perfect powder 8’s that we laid, it was amazing," said a good friend of mine, Julie Henderson after another glorious day with Northern Escape Heli-Skiing (NEH) which is located about 30 minutes outside of Terrace, British Columbia.

  • REVELSTOKE, BC — Any area called the Snorkel Glades has got to be good.  Found within Revelstoke Mountain Resort’s impressive tenure, this place offers up some stellar opportunities to get into the pow.

  • TERRACE, BC – In Terrace, British Columbia, being a pioneer isn’t just something special, it’s the norm.

  • TERRACE, BC — Have you ever been swept away by a place so much that you just didn’t want to leave? It’s exactly what happened to my buddy, Dave Wilson on his first trip in a chopper with Northern Escape Heli-Skiing.

  • REVELSTOKE, BC — From shredding up the snow on sticks, a board or by sled, a guy is going to get hungry and here in Revelstoke, there are more than a few choices to keep you fueled.

  • REVELSTOKE, BC — Local history plays an important role in Revelstoke Mountain Resort which has a skiing link that dates back to the late 1800s.

  • POWDER KING, BC — Powder King isn’t an easy destination to get to, but if you’re looking to acquire some legendary times in a place that is on the cusp of reality, British Columbia’s Powder King is your destination.

  • POWDER KING, B.C. - Tucked up in the northeast corner of British Columbia, not far from Prince George, and close to the Alberta border is a place where many a skier or rider’s powder-filled dreams come true.

  • Kicking Horse Mountain Resort deserves respect as a stellar spot to shred some serious gnar. If you're not careful, 'The Horse' will buck you off any of its three ridge lines: CPR, Terminator, and Redemption.

  • KICKING HORSE, BC — When the dinner bell rings at Kicking Horse Resort, there are a few options on how to fuel up, but none will be as uplifting as a visit to Canada’s most elevated dining experience – Eagle’s Eye Restaurant.

  • GOLDEN, BC — In addition to a ski hill bursting at the seams with adventure, anyone visiting Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, will find a wealth of off slope activities to enjoy.

  • PANORAMA VILLAGE, BC — It really started to feel like we weren’t in a resort anymore. The run from the summit of Panorama Mountain Resort is so long, at about four miles, and with so much terrain to choose from, it’s easy to escape that "resort" feel.

  • PANORAMA VILLAGE, BC — When it time for the dinner bell at Panorama Mountain Village, located in British Columbia’s Kootenay Mountains, visitors have a wide variety of options.