Mark your calendar, the first-ever Pond Skimming World Cup is coming to the Canadian Rockies in May, 2016.
When visiting Banff National Park there is a good chance you may see a black bear or grizzly so it is important to learn about the relationship we share with these local predators – and what to do if you spot one!
Besides being the only place where a single lift ticket gets you access to three different resorts and a whopping 8000 acres of terrain, skiing the Canadian Rockies is world renowned for a reason. Top 12 reasons skiing Banff National Park lives up to the hype:
Farm to fork culinary trends are sweeping the world and chefs in Banff and Lake Louise are embracing this movement by sourcing local ingredients from Alberta farms and ranches. So what is uniquely Albertan? Meat; whether it’s AAA Alberta Beef or game meats of any variety. If you are game to try, here are a few spots that feature fine cuts on the menu.
The three resorts of Ski Banff-Lake Louise-Sunshine own spring festivities. While that may be a bold statement, the fact is our season runs until mid-May and we are still enjoying warm sunny days on the slopes finished off with pints on sun-drenched patios when most ski hills have turned into pumpkins. This is your guide to the spring après events you shouldn’t miss:
One of the biggest advantages to being nestled in the middle of Banff National Park is that wildlife sightings are very common. Ungulates, or hooved animals, in particular, frequently cross paths with our visitors, so here is a guide to help you identify the most common hooved creatures you may stumble upon when visiting our three ski resorts.
Banff National Park has plenty of activities to keep you and your family busy over the Easter long weekend. Here are our top 4 picks for keeping your holiday weekend varied.