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Throughout the vast untouched wilderness of the Canadian Rockies you’ll find a sprinkling of picturesque towns and hamlets. Nestled amidst jaw dropping landscapes of soaring snow-capped peaks, glacier fed lakes, winding rivers and alpine meadows, these small, tight-knit communities offer the very best in year round outdoor adventure and scenic beauty. Discover family run ranches, wilderness lodges and outfitting companies. Explore the backcountry with a third generation guide. Embark on a multi-day fishing trip on horseback. Snowshoe or ice climb in a stunning snow-draped playground. Experience the area through the lens of locals and forever benefit from their knowledge and love of the land.
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Discover Crowsnest Heritage

Ian McKenzie Crowsnest Heritage Initiative

Visitors to Crowsnest Pass are familiar with its stunning scenery and outstanding recreational opportunities, but it also has a remarkable heritage based on an unmatched array of historic events, colourful characters and epic disasters both natural and man-made.

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Crowsnest Pass Golf Club

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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A true hidden gem nestled on the edge of the Rockies. A Full service Golf Course with a small town charm. Everyone is welcome!

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The Bellevue Underground Mine

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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The Bellevue Underground Mine is Southern Alberta’s only authentic underground coal mine tour. Satisfy your curiosity, explore the historical coal mine and listen to its stories. Your senses will come alive during this memorable adventure, which is appropriate for persons of all ages and abilities. Dress warm, because even on the hottest day, the mine is cold and damp.

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Frank Slide Interpretive Centre

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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CANADA’S DEADLIEST ROCKSLIDE90 Seconds Changed Their Lives“It took quite a bit of time for us to get it through our heads that everything and everybody beyond that point where the wall of rock began was dead…” What was it like to be in Frank when Turtle Mountain collapsed? Why did it happen? Will it happen again? Visitors can feel the impact of the Frank Slide story in a personal, interactive and creative setting, involving first-hand accounts by the people who lived through the destruction. On April 29th in 1903, 90 million tons of rock thundered from Turtle Mountain and buried part of a town. Immerse yourself in emotional survivor accounts. Stand on the edge of destruction and marvel at the awesome power of nature or take a walk through the massive boulders and imagine what it must have been like. Discover unforgettable stories told through prop talks, dramatic vignettes, high definition award-winning presentations, guided walks, powerful images, and one-on-one contact with historical guides. Get out into the spectacular Rocky Mountain landscape and discover the unexpected with a guided or self-guided walk on the Frank Slide Trail.Interact with knowledgeable staff one-on-one or as part of an interpretive experience inside or outside the Centre.Immerse yourself in special activities during events that celebrate the area’s unique history and culture.Enjoy two high definition, award-winning presentations in the Centre’s theatre.Take time to explore four exhibit galleries with heart-rending accounts by survivors of the slide, powerful images of the devastation, and touch screen displays to help you dig deep into the history. Look for items in the Frank Slide Gift Shop that are only found here.

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Crowsnest Mountain Resort & Restaurant - The Lodge

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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Nestled at the foot of Crowsnest Mountain in a unique setting of old growth forests and alpine meadows, we are located in the beautiful Crowsnest Pass just 220 km southwest of Calgary in Southern Alberta.

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Eckardt's Tecumseh Mtn Resort

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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Stay and play in the haunting landscape of Crowsnest Pass where rolling prairies meet the southern edge of the Canadian Rockies. This year-round resort has ranch house rooms and cabins.

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Highwood Motel

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
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Hotel near Crowsnest Pass and attached Indian restaurant.

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Frank Side Interpretive Centre Family Admission

Enjoy a family admission pass (2 adults and up to 6 youths) to one of Alberta's most fascinating historic sites. Visitors will experience what it was like to be in the coal mining town of Frank before, during and after the great rock avalanche. The Centre is open year-round.

Expires: 2017-10-02
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Coliseum Mountain Guided Hikes

Overlooking Nordegg, this classic hike to the site of the first fire lookout in the Alberta Rockies provides a vantage point like no others. Enjoy the full 360 degree panorama from the summit. The tour includes your guide, gourmet lunch and transportation from Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House or Nordegg.

Expires: 2017-09-06
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Guided Day Hikes

Explore the front ranges of the Rockies on a guided hiking adventure. Choose from a wide selection of day hikes in David Thompson Country. Package includes transportation from Red Deer, guided hiking and homemade snacks. From $95. Valid mid-April to October.

Expires: 2017-09-27
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The Bellevue Underground Mine

Bellevue, Alberta
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The Bellevue Underground Mine is the only authentic underground mine tour in Western Canada. The tour is one hour long into the original mine where you get to see what the miners had to do everyday. The mine's temperature sits at just above freezing point all year round. The mine tour lets you take a step back into history and into the lives of the hard working men.

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Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies

Waterton Lakes, Alberta
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The Trail Riders of the Canadian Rockies is a non-profit organization celebrating 94 years of taking people from all over the world into the back country of Canada's majestic mountain National Parks. Their four, five and six-day rides include spectacular scenery, sure-footed mountain horses, great food, comfortable tent and teepee accommodations, hot showers, professional guides and live entertainment. Previous riders have said that it will be, the best vacation of your life. Join us in Waterton Lakes National Park, a world UNESCO site. All inclusive; for beginners and advanced riders. Many guests return year after year.

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The Crowsnest Angler Fly Shop & Guide Service

Bellevue, Alberta

We're the longest established fly shop and guide service in SW Alberta and have been guiding in this region since 1984. We provide float and walk & wade trips in SW Alberta and SE British Columbia. Our full-service fly shop is open year-round. Alberta and B.C. licenses available.

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Events

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Frank Slide Alberta Culture Days

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
2017-09-29 To 2017-10-01 MST

Musical, art and history all come together for the Crowsnest Pass Culture Days weekend. Free Admission to the Frank Slide Interpretive Centre from Friday, September 29th to Sunday, October 1.

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Meet the Minotaur

Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
2017-08-26 To 2017-08-26 MST

Set in the high alpine of the ruggedly beautiful Crowsnest Pass AB, against the continental divide, a new adventure experience awaits. The Minotaur is approximately 15-20 km of demanding mountain terrain, but it’s not a trail race. Competitors will use their mental and physical stamina to overcome natural challenges along the course, but it’s not an obstacle course race. The route will be sparsely marked, and competitors will test their route finding skills along a changing landscape, but this isn’t an adventure race. So what is the Minotaur? It’s the chance to find out who you are and what you’re really made of. Join us August 26, 2017 for an unforgettable adventure.

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2017 MS Hike

Seebe, Alberta
2017-09-09 To 2017-09-09 MST

Taking place in the picturesque Rocky Mountains, the MS Hike is a great way for those looking to challenge themselves and help us get one step closer to ending MS. This one-day guided hike of Mount Yamnuska is a challenging hike with breathtaking views and beautiful terrain. Taking place on Saturday, September 9, 2017, hikers will be treated to breakfast, lunch and dinner, as well as tasty snacks along the route. It will be a beautiful day of excitement, fun and profound accomplishment as you join us in the fight to end MS.Dollars raised by this event goes to funding ground-breaking Canadian MS research. Research that is working to discover the cause, better therapies, and ultimately a cure for MS!

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