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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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.

Best Places to Dine in the Rockies

Three great restaurants plus a six-pack of bars to keep you fed and hydrated

Snowshoeing in the Rockies and the Gear You Need

From woven wood and leather to carbon and aluminum, modern snowshoe technology makes walking on frozen water easier than ever

Where to Cross-Country Ski and the Gear You Need

Escape the crowded vertical with cross-country skiing

You Should Try Heli- and Cat-Skiing

Heli- and cat-skiing was invented in Western Canada, so why haven’t you done it yet?

4 Luxurious Places to Stay in the Mountains

For those times when you want to live the luxe life in the mountains, even if it is just temporarily

10 Best Ski Resorts Within 5 Hours Of Calgary

These are the 10 most notable ski resorts within a five-hour drive that you should consider. There, we said it. There are others that your grandma may love, but these are the best, in alphabetical order.

Best Gear to Dress for the Mountain Weather

Your mountain clothing must function in three important ways: keep you warm, dry and looking good — not necessarily in that order

11 Mountain Events This Season

Celebrate winter by getting out in a crowd at one of these great events

6 Fall Mountain Activities That Will Help You Relax

September’s best ways to find Zen in the mountains

5 Fun Mountain Getaways For the Fall

Hike Lake Louise, stargaze in Jasper and learn about Waterton's wildlife


Dwarfed by Banff and Jasper, the Rockies’ smallest national park is also its most stunning