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Rockies’ Resorts Gear Up for Action During 2011 Winter Events

Rockies’ Resorts Gear Up for Action During 2011 Winter Events February 24, 2011 | Events, Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Kimberley Alpine Resort - Photo by Henry Georgi Most skiers in the Northwest need no introduction to the Rockies, Canada’s winter playland. With more than 12 ski resorts and areas in the Canadian Rockies overall, and snowfall at some resorts at 23 feet (Fernie) and counting, skiers and snowboarders...

The Spectacular Rockies Experience

The Spectacular Rockies Experience February 16, 2011 | Things to Do, What's New | Read More
Everyone has his or her vision of what makes the Canadian Rockies a spectacular experience. For some it is the unparalleled opportunities for skiing and snowboarding. There are more than a dozen ski resorts and ski areas within driving distance of each other. Resorts like Kicking Horse Resort with its...

The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta

The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta August 7, 2010 | Nightlife | Read More
The Pub Scene in Banff, Alberta If you’re looking for a fun night on the town, there’s plenty of options for you in Banff including those with a little rustic charm and cowboy feel because after all, you’re in Alberta.  So do as the locals do – grab your cowboy hat and boots, and head on down...

Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies

Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies July 31, 2010 | Food | Read More
Dining Choices in the Canadian Rockies Generally speaking, dining at any tourist area in the world means higher prices and the Canadian Rockies are no exception.  The food will be excellent but if you expect to pay more than expected, then you’ll have no way of being disappointed. Settled in amongst...

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel

The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel July 24, 2010 | Hotels | Read More
The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel Dramatically set at the foot of the Canadian Rockies and nestled against the edges of the Bow River, The Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel dates back to its beginning as a Canadian Pacific Railway (CPR) hotel in 1890. Located in Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage...

Hut-to-Hut Skiing, Canadian Style

Hut-to-Hut Skiing, Canadian Style May 11, 2010 | Things to Do | Read More
By Scott Kendall We skinned onward, upward, through a blanket of new-fallen snow and into windy sheets of billowing whiteness. At the limits of visibility high above hung massive seracs of blue ice, and even higher rose the signature jagged, rock-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. And, most importantly,...
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