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Skiing & Snowboarding Winter Outdoor Activities

Hear the soft swish of your skis cutting brand new lines in the feather-light snow. With each turn, an arc of sun-sparkled crystals sprays up as you fly down the tree-lined slope. The ice glitters on the evergreens against a backdrop of blazing white peaks and baby blue skies. You feel like you’re living a moment from a glossy ski magazine. In Alberta, the slopes of the Canadian Rockies have the legendary, airy powder revered by skiers and boarders worldwide. Go by snowcat or helicopter to the backcountry, where pure virgin runs await. Boarders can also strut their stuff in the terrain parks.
Skiing at Lake Louise
Skiing at Lake Louise

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Travel Alberta

Feather-light dry snow revered by skiers worldwide is found at Alberta’s ski resorts. Visit the Big Three in Banff National Park.

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Ski Resorts

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Silver Summit Ski Area

Edson, Alberta

This affordable ski resort near Edson has over a 1,000 foot vertical drop, a ski lodge, a cafeteria and 22 hostel-style rooms. 24-km of cross country ski trails are nearby.

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Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort

Banff, Alberta
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Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort boats the longest non-glacial ski season in the Canadian Rockies, receiving up to 9 m (30 ft) of snow in its mid-November to late-May season. Located just 15 minutes from the town of Banff and spread over 3,300 acres, the resort is also home to Canada’s first heated lift – the TeePee Town LX. In the center of the village at 2,195 m (7,200 ft) you will find the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel. Book your lift tickets, ski school and accommodation in advance.

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Edmonton Ski Club

Edmonton, Alberta

Spend the day at the Edmonton Ski Club (ESC) and experience the best winter recreation our city has to offer! Located in the river valley, directly across from downtown Edmonton, the ESC is Edmonton’s urban snow sports learning center, offering extensive skiing and snowboarding programs for all ages and abilities. The Edmonton Ski Club boasts 10 skiable hectares (25 acres) of machine-made pristine groomed snow, offering runs for beginner and advanced skiers and snowboarders, as well as a mogul run and Terrain Park.

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Red Deer's Ski Bus to Lake Louise

We take care of the driving, dropping you off at the lodge ready for a great day of riding. At the end of the day, grab a hot chocolate and relax as we get you home safely. Includes transportation, snacks and adult lift ticket. Youth and transportation-only options available.

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Lake Louise Ultimate Ski Experience

Ski Canada in Lake Louise and experience an unforgettable winter vacation in the heart of Banff National Park. Experience luxurious Fairmont Gold service with exclusive amentities throughout your stay. Package includes overnight accommodation and two adult lift tickets.

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Castle Mountain Resort - Shred ‘N Bed Package

Pincher Creek’s only full service hotel; the perfect spot to relax after a long day of skiing. Build your Shred ‘N Bed package, including: 1 or more night stay in a guest room or suite and 1 or more consecutive day lift ticket. Pricing per person, per night.

Expires: 2017-04-09
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Tours

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Alpine Air Adventures

Banff, Alberta

Alpine Air Adventures specializes in rock climbing, ice climbing, alpine climbing, backcountry skiing and snowboarding, avalanche courses and improvised rope rescue courses. Fully certified IFMGA Mountain Guide and ACMG Guides.

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CMH Heli-Skiing and Summer Adventures

Banff, Alberta
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In 1965, founder Hans Gmoser invented heli-skiing and staked out an exclusive 3-million acre reserve of pristine wilderness. Serviced by 11 lodges in the winter, the powder-obsessed can challenge some of the best mountains in the world. Multi-day trips include powder intros, family weeks, heli-assisted ski touring and private outings. In the summer, 2 lodges allow alpine addicts to commune with the mountains. Offering everything from glacier treks to photography workshops, the majestic peaks of Western Canada are the backdrop to getaways that are equal parts inspiration, relaxation, and exhilaration. Oh, and did we mention, travel by helicopter?

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Alpine Adventure Guide

Banff, Alberta

Mountain guiding service. Specializing in custom ice rock alpine climbing mountaineering via ferrata ski touring and expedition style trips. Banff based and in business for 20 years.

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Events

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Crowsnest Pass, Alberta
2017-02-24 to 2017-02-26 MST

With skiing, snowmobiling and snowshoeing all on the roster, there is no shortage of snow-inspired activities in Crowsnest Pass. The weekend starts with a pancake breakfast and features activities like ski joring, a fun run and a ukulele jam session are sure to capture imaginations. For keen competitors, the human dog sled races are new take on an old favourite, which occasionally features Crowsnest’s local MP harnessing up for the cause. Food fans will love the Chili Bowl Festival, hosted at the Crowsnest Pass Public Art Gallery. Tickets are available for purchase at the Blairmore Scotiabank.

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