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Banff yoga and barre in the mountains

By |2019-07-31T21:50:44-06:00July 22nd, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Is your exercise routine in a rut? Mine was, until I tried this awesome, invigorating outdoor class at Sunshine Meadows. I felt so much better - physically and mentally afterwards. If you love being outdoors in Banff, and are into yoga or barre, you'll want to hit up these classes before summer's end. Here's all the deets...

Head here for spring skiing

By |2020-01-22T08:31:09-07:00March 15th, 2019|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

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.

Everything you need to know before skiing in Banff

By |2020-06-08T16:44:57-06:00January 28th, 2019|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , |

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! This is the best larch hike in Banff

By |2020-05-21T14:15:57-06:00September 6th, 2018|Categories: Health & Wellness|Tags: , , , |

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.

Banff snowshoe: 10 Surprising things about snowshoeing at Sunshine Village

By |2019-10-26T10:00:24-06:00April 1st, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , |

I always thought snowshoeing was kind of lame. I mean, the ethos of the sport is approachability, after all. If you can walk, you can [...]

Things to do in Banff in winter – that don’t involve skiing

By |2019-08-25T11:00:46-06:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: Travel|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

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.