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.
Just as there are traits that are uniquely Canadian, the Banff National Park ski resorts have a few quirks of their own that scream Canuck. Here are our favorite tell tale signs that you are skiing on Canadian slopes.
Selfies have become our way of sharing with friends, family and the world around us, how awesome our day really is. If you are a skier or boarder, it’s impossible not to snap a pic of you, pow and a backdrop of epic peaks when you are exploring the Canadian Rockies. So here is a little guidance on where to get the shot that will induce shred-envy in everyone you know.
World renowned snow artist, Beck creates perfect, detailed geometrical designs using nothing more than a traditional compass, a map drawing and a pair of trusted snowshoes to make carefully-planned tracks in the snow.