Tag: powder day

Travel to Canada - What to Expect

How to Take Christmas to the Mountain Tops in Banff National Park

Santa at Lake Louise Ski Resort.|Santa and Mrs. Claus with their skis at Banff Sunshine Village

The SkiBig3 resorts in Banff National Park are overflowing with ways to put a mountain spin on your Christmas. From family photos with Santa atop a snow mountain, to a Christmas feast in a classic ski lodge setting. Here’s our round up of holiday events at the SkiBig3 resorts that you won’t want to miss on your Christmas ski vacation this year.

8 easy ways to stay warm when skiing & riding

Noah Maisonette skis powder at Lake Louise Ski Resort on December 28

Banff and Lake Louise are a winter enthusiast’s dream. But if you’re not prepared for winter temperatures and wind, it can put a damper on your ski vacation. Here’s a quick guide to staying one step ahead of the winter chill at Mt Norquay, Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sunshine Village.

11 coziest comfort food destinations: Banff Lake Louise

|Chaya's ramen is worth lining up for - just ask the locals. Photo: LetsOmNom.com|High Rollers has you covered for pins

After a calorie-torching ski or snowboard session, there’s nothing more satisfying than a lavish lunch or decadent dinner. Here’s an insider’s guide to the most mouth-watering local comfort food in Banff & Lake Louise

Shredding before the shred: 5 best exercises for ski fitness

Ski Fitness Exercises|Dead Bug Ski Fitness Exercise||Lake Louise Paul Zizka|Sunshine Village is home to the longest non-glacial ski season in Canada. Photo: Paul Zizka.|Alternating Bridge Ski Fitness Exercise|BOSU Ball Squat Ski Fitness Exercise|Side Lunge Ski Fitness Exercise

Whether you’re hitting cruisy groomer runs or extreme backcountry adventures, skiing and snowboarding demand considerable fitness, strength and stability from your legs and core are important to strengthen before your next SkiBig3 vacation.