Deep in the Canadian Rockies is the mountain town of Banff – named after the Scottish birthplace of George Stephen, the President of Canadian Pacific Railway who founded the town and its natural springs in 1883. As well as a short transfer of just 90 minutes, there are plenty of reasons why you can’t beat a winter holiday to Banff. Here are a few of our favourites… Outstanding skiing 8,000 acres of feather-light, dry powder cover the three huge mountains that make up Banff’s ski…Continue Reading “BEST THINGS ABOUT BANFF”

Banff National Park

Canada is one of those bucket-list destinations, especially in winter. But don’t just dream – ski holidays to Canada are easier (and cheaper) than you think. And the earlier you book, the better deals you’ll get. Have we ‘peaked’ your interest? Here are some of the great reasons why Canada is simply the best. The skiing World-renowned Whistler is the biggest ski resort in North America. It’s got heaps of powdery terrain to dig your skis into, spread across two mountains – Whistler and Blackcomb….Continue Reading “TOP REASONS TO VISIT CANADA”

Whistler Village

Whistler is not just the biggest ski resort in Canada – it’s the biggest in North America. There are 8,171 acres of terrain across Whistler and Blackcomb mountains, which get smothered in around 40 feet of snow each year. Whistler’s a great place to learn the ropes, with beginner areas, slow-skiing zones and friendly ski school instructors. But with so much terrain, it’s a proper playground for intermediates and experts. Runs are graded differently in North America, so you won’t find red on the piste…Continue Reading “WHY GO TO WHISTLER?”

Panorama in Canada is ski-in, perfect for families and has a ton of mixed terrain to play with. Here are our top five things to do on your Panorama ski holiday. 1. The hot pools Panorama’s whole upper village is ski-in, ski-out and wherever you stay, you can use the slopeside pools for free. They’re hot, they’re Canada’s largest and they’re a bit of an institution in Panorama. Slip off your ski boots and sink in, for muscle-soothing jets and shared ski stories. 2. A…Continue Reading “Top 5 things to do in Panorama”

Alberta’s amazing – that’s no secret. It offers some of the best and most picturesque skiing and snowboarding terrain in Canada, a country known for its incredible skiing and snowboarding terrain. Rather than rant on about how great it is, here’s a quick rundown of its individual resorts and what they can offer you. Choose your resort and get ready for Alberta – we can’t recommend it enough. Banff Banff is Alberta’s biggest draw – literally and figuratively – with its three mountains totaling a…Continue Reading “Ready For Alberta – Everything You Need To Know”