We're all doing different activities to keep sane this winter, and skiing ranks at the top of my list. Surprisingly, there's several options for cross country skiing in Calgary. We've got all the info on where to go, how to nab rentals and even lessons. Plus, we share all the deets on a new trail in a hipster neighbourhood.
If you're a beginner cross country skier like me, you're looking for easy, groomed trails with minimal elevation gain. Luckily, I just caught wind of a new trail - right in Banff, that's perfect for us newbies. I've got all the deets, plus where you can score rentals.
Not to brag, but we've had nothing but epic ski days this season. Weird, right?! Though skiing in COVID times seems to be fraught with line-ups and let downs, that's not been our experience. Key is when to go and where to go. Here's some insider tips on skiing at Sunshine Village Resort this season.
Let's be honest, this isn't exactly the best time of year for outdoor adventures. Unless... you hit the ski hill. Now hear me out! The crowds have dissipated. There's major discounts. You get to play outside in the fresh air in what feels like balmy temps. And let's not forget about that fine tradition of après ski! Here's a look at our family's spring skiing routine.
If you're visiting Banff and want to get some ski lessons, you're in luck. Here's a look at one of the best ski schools in Banff, plus an early-start program offered by Sunshine Village.
Park City is famed for its skiing and the Sundance Film Festival, but I just discovered something even more fabulous. Yurts! From a champagne yurt to a viking dinner yurt, there are so many options. Check out these amazing yurts in Utah.
Looking for a family-friendly ski hill that won't break the bank? Castle Mountain Resort is a laid back, affordable option within easy striking distance of Calgary.