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.
It always surprises me how close we Calgarians are to the Rocky Mountains, yet how infrequently most folks I know go skiing in Banff. If you're limited to weekends it can get crowded, but I've found several work arounds. Here are my best tips for hacking Sunshine Village Ski Resort.
Forget Larch Valley! I just found an uncrowded, easily accessible and easy-peasy hike just 20-minutes outside of Banff to view the larches. Here's all the deets on where this secret spot is and why you need to get there before the end of September.
There’s two things I look forward to every May long weekend: wearing white again and Slush Cup at Sunshine Village Ski Resort. What is Slush [...]
This is more difficult than it appears. Trust. (Photo credit: HikeBikeTravel.com) Banff activities I always thought snowshoeing was kind of lame. I mean, [...]
Do your kids want to hit the slopes? Here's a look at one of the best ski schools in Banff, and a unique early-start program offered by Sunshine Village.
As hard as it is to imagine, not everyone loves skiing. Even those who do could use a break now and then. Here are the best things to do in Banff in winter and spring.