Post Tagged with: "Rocky Mountains"

Destinations

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 ×

Experiences

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 ×

Experiences

Photo by Jason Dziver

Play winter paintball in the Canadian Rockies

Capture the Flag offers alternate alpine recreation close to Banff and Calgary Big ebony ravens chuckle and caw in the branches of a jack pine […]

February 10, 2015 ×

Experiences

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 ×

Destinations, Experiences

Canmore Nordic Centre trails and facilities are open to novice and professional cross-country skiers alike. Photos courtesy Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park

Winter recreation in Kananaskis Country

Cross-country skiing, skating and snow biking at Canmore Nordic Centre Provincial Park Banff National Park is a world-renowned downhill ski destination, but an array of […]

December 10, 2014 ×

Experiences

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 ×

Experiences, Food

The ceiling-scraping Christmas tree brings holiday cheer to the Jasper Park Lodge. Photo by Julie Van Rosendaal

A Christmas in November to remember

Celebrity chefs and stress-free celebration at Jasper Park Lodge A gang of women dressed in their best cocktail dresses and heels are gathered around a […]

December 2, 2014 ×

Experiences

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 ×

Experiences

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 ×