Banff is known for its phenomenal snow conditions, stunning scenery and being one of North America’s biggest ski areas, but there’s also so much to do and see other than (our number 1 favorite thing to do) skiing and snowboarding. We’ve picked out some of our favourite activities/experiences you HAVE to try on your next trip to Banff! No. Seriously… 1. The Aurora Borealis – also known as the Northern Lights. The Aurora Borealis is the result of collisions between gaseous particles in the Earth’s…Continue Reading “Top 5 Things To Do in Banff”

Did you know that you can drive from Vancouver to Whistler? The route is known as the ‘Sea to Sky Highway’ and it’s an incredible way to see the best of Alberta – well worth adding a couple of nights in Vancouver onto your trip so you can squeeze it in. The first part of the journey takes you along the shore and into the coast mountains of Vancouver. From there, you’ll delve through deep green rainforest islands and up through the beautiful, ever-rising scenery…Continue Reading “From Sea To Sky – Canada’s Highway To Powder Heaven”

Desperate to get back on the slopes? Struggling to make a decision on where to go with your hard-earned holiday savings? No worries, we’re here to help. Welcome to Resort Spotlight. More Resort Spotlight: Heavenly, Lake Tahoe – USA. Where is it? Tremblant sits in the heart of French Canada, just a little way northwest of Montreal. This means it’s still northerly enough to get properly cold, and offers all the best bits of Canada without the lengthy West-coast flight times you’ll see for resorts…Continue Reading “Resort Spotlight: Tremblant, Canada”

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Skier or not, you’ve heard of British Columbia. In the summer, it’s the Canada’s premiere extreme sports venue, home to world-class climbing, mountain biking and hiking terrain, along with who knows what else. It’s also home to Vancouver, one of the coolest cites on the planet. We’re not really fussed by all that though. What we care about is that it has a ski season lasting as long as seven months, frequently gets upwards of eight metres of snow, and has some of the best…Continue Reading “Get More British Columbia – The Lowdown”

We all know that Canadian ski resorts are up there – all bucket list destinations with heaps of powder, massive terrain and insane grub. When I was lucky enough to hop on a plane and take my board to Canada recently, I picked the three Albertan resorts of Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. While Banff and Lake Louise were an incredible mix of nature, big mountains and hotels that looked like movie sets, Jasper took my heart on that trip. Here’s why. Getting there It’s not often…Continue Reading “Jasper – Canada’s Most Underrated?”