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Photo by Jason Dziver

Christmas in the Canadian Rockies

Creating a Christmas card perfect holiday in the mountains The snow is so thick, it’s a small miracle that the horse-drawn sled full of wide-eyed, […]

November 18, 2015 ×


The Legacy Trail allows for views that can only otherwise be seen though the window of a fast-moving car. Photo by Bob Keelaghan

Biking the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail

Canmore to Banff ride has scenic, alpine appeal Serious bikers and casual cyclists alike will want to ride the Rocky Mountain Legacy Trail when visiting […]

April 1, 2015 ×


This wild downhill ride requires no lessons nor special gear aside from bouncy inflated tubes, which are supplied. Paul Zizka, courtesy Mount Norquay

Tubing in the Canadian Rockies

Hurtle downhill at Mount Norquay sans skis Not every visitor to Canada’s Rocky Mountain ski resorts is confident enough to strap on a pair of […]

January 27, 2015 ×


Bighorn sheep are a common sight in Alberta’s mountain parks. Small herds sometimes stop traffic on highways and side roads. Photo courtesy of Tourism Canmore

Alpine Animal Encounters: Wildlife Watching in Canada’s Rocky Mountains

  If you’ve decided to visit the Canadian Rockies this winter, you want to see wildlife. The bigger and hairier, the more spectacular the story […]

December 8, 2014 ×


All photos by Angela Dillon

The winter waters of the Banff Springs Hotel spa

Let yourself in on a Rocky Mountain hot spring secret at the Banff Springs Hotel spa I slip into the Willow Stream Spa at the […]

December 1, 2014 ×


Photo courtesy of Tourism Canmore

Guided by huskies: dogsledding in the Canadian Rockies

A team of eight Alaskan huskies runs in formation across frozen Spray Lake just south of the Rocky Mountain town of Canmore, Alberta. With steely […]

November 30, 2014 ×