Guide to the Canadian Rocking Banff Lake Louise Jasper Kananaskis Mountains

Location, location, location. Beautiful views and quick access to the Canadian Rockies are one of the best things about Calgary. For the active or the actively relaxing, here's how to do the mountains, including Banff, Lake Louise and Canmore, right.  

 

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4 Winter Festivals in Mountain Towns

When you live in the mountains, snow is something to celebrate. Join in the festivities this winter in Canmore, Lake Louise, Jasper and Fernie.

What to do in the Mountains in December 2017

From carolling at the Cave and Basin to Santas on skis, this is what’s going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Try Ski Touring in Golden This Winter

To ski tour, you put grip strips on the base of your skis and travel up the mountain using leg power.

7 Après-Ski Cocktails to Drink in the Mountains

After playing in the snow all day, enjoy an apple whiskey tea in Banff or a Caesar garnished with pepperoni, cheddar cubes and a pickled bean in Golden.

Have a Heritage Moment at Assiniboine Lodge

You can snowshoe or ski tour right from the door of the Rockies' first backcountry ski lodge.

Hit the Cross-Country Ski Trails in Fernie

Put on some skinny skis and check out the growing number of trails in the Elk Valley.

6 Cozy Restaurants in Alberta's Mountains

Enjoy mountain meals in Canmore, Banff and Lake Louise.

Head off the Beaten Path and Go Snowshoeing in K-Country

There are hundreds of kilometres of trails to choose from in Kananaskis.

4 Mountain Hotel Fireplaces to Cozy Up to This Winter

Stay warm by these fireplaces in Banff, Lake Louise and K-Country.

What to Do in the Mountains in November

Craft beer, craft cocktails, ski races and Santa Claus — this is what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

Take a Helicopter Up the Mountain at Panorama to Eat Fondue at 2,730 Metres

The heli-fondue experience features a two-course fondue meal of breads, veggies and fruits that you dip in warm cheese and chocolate.

Essential Winter Experience: Ice-Skating on Lake Louise

Bring your own skates or rent some at Chateau Mountain Sports in the nearby Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

What to Do in the Mountains in October 2017

From adventurous eating to mindfulness retreating, here’s what’s going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.

An Interactive Art Show in Banff Involves Going into the Forest with Flashlights, Speakers and Portable Projectors

It takes place for three nights from October 5 to 7.

Plan a Visit to Jasper in October to See Its Dark Skies

Jasper National Park’s designation as a Dark Sky Preserve makes it a must-do trip for stargazers during the fall. We have tips on where to eat and stay while you are there.

Three Fall Hiking Alternatives to Larch Valley

Trek these trails to take in the famous fall larches without the crowds

3 Great Fall Experiences in the Mountains

Do the Tamarack Ridge Walk at Panorama, stay at Baker Creek Mountain Resort or take in the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival this fall.

What to do in the Mountains in September

From paddling the Bow in Banff to a fall fair in Fernie, here's what's going down in the mountains near Calgary this month.