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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Opening Days at Ski Resorts in Alberta, B.C. and Montana (updated)

The 2015/16 ski and snowboard season is right around the corner. Here are the opening dates for all our favourite hills.

Skijöring Is Like Dogsledding With a Twist

Here's where to do it.

11 Reasons to Drive to Jasper for the Dark Sky Festival

Spend the weekend powering down, getting out into the fresh mountain air and admiring the stars in a dark sky preserve.

Whistler's Cornucopia and Other Mountain Food Festivals

When there is no snow and it’s too cold for mountain biking, there is nothing left to do but eat and drink.

Best Fall Hikes For Views of Golden Autumn Leaves

With the mountains decked out in full autumnal glory, here are the best hikes for Calgarians in search of fall colours.

7 Comfy Mountain Cabins for Roughing It in Style

No muss, no fuss and no Winnebago bus. “Rough it” in a mountainside cabin instead.

7 New Things in Banff this Summer

Banff will always have classics like the hot springs and the Johnston Canyon hike, but there are new things to experience as well. Here’s a rundown of some of the latest and greatest Banff has to offer.

Where to Go Paddling This Summer

Admire the mountains from a canoe or kayak in Banff and Invermere this season.

Climbing, Caving and Ropes Courses Close to Calgary

The summer is the time to try new things. This year, try out rock climbing, caving or a ropes course.

Where to Go Downhill and Cross-Country Mountain Biking

Adrenaline junkies on the hunt for a new way to feel that rush of endorphins this season should try these mountain biking trails in Kananaskis, Banff, Canmore, Golden, Fernie and the Columba Valley.

Where to Camp in Kananaskis, Banff and Waterton this Summer

So for those who like authentic camping in the middle of no where and for those who prefer to stay in a more luxurious oTENTik.

Columbia Valley

It’s open season in the Invermere area for the sports enthusiast who likes to ski in the morning, golf in the afternoon and soak in a hot spring under the stars at night.

It's Time to Book Your Campsite for the Summer

Booking for prime summer spots at national and provincial parks starts this week.

24 Hours of Eating in Canmore

Drive out to Canmore in the early morning to participate in an activity that everyone enjoys — eating.

4 Ski Destinations For Those Who Also Like Spas

Pamper your body, soul and stomach after (or before) an epic day on the slopes.

Meet the Man Who Makes the Lake Louise Ice Castle

Ice sculptor Lee Ross shares how he creates his masterpieces, how much ice he needs and what some of his biggest projects have been.

Sun Peaks

Kamloops’ Sun Peaks Resort scales 
new heights with its recent expansion.


Whitefish serves up Montana’s most-accessible 
skiing and snowboarding.