Stories

Take a minute to scroll through our stories researched by some of Canada's best writers, bloggers and influencers. They have experienced every B.C. and Alberta mountain resort to bring you the latest news on your favourite snow destinations. They explored the runs, glades and backcountry but also dug deep to bring you the details about other activities to round out your day or ski vacation. In B.C., learn about the snowshoe trails in Golden, the ice climbing wall at Big White, the cross-country trails at Sun Peaks or the fat-tire biking at Kimberley. In Alberta tempt yourself with the stories about cat-skiing at Castle Mountain, après ski fun in Banff National Park and fine dining at the top of Norquay. Don't forget the hidden gems in Northern BC and yes, the prairies of Alberta - we've decided they shouldn't be secrets anymore. Click and #DareToExplore.

This year was an amazing ski and snowboard season before it was cut short. Let’s make sure we don't...

Nothing beats seeing a happy doggo running through the snow. Jaw dragging, mouth open and scooping...

Wow, wasn’t that the week that felt like a lifetime? With the barrage of bad news about the...

Powder King

You've got to totally love this time of year; more daylight, extended hours for the lifts and it's...

SkiNorthBC

When the announcement was made that Powder King was on its way to hitting over 1,000 cm of total...

Spring

This is it folks. The best and the worst part of the ski season. The worst because we are already...

Troll Ski Resort #SkiNorth BC

While most of British Columbia had a slow start to the winter, Troll was covered in snow and opened...

Powder King Ski North BC

When I spent my first season on the west coast five years ago, the weather was terrible. We were...

When Vancouver/Whistler was chosen to be an Olympic Host City in 2003, the buzz of it hit and it hit...

Hudson Bay Resort Smithers Secrets

Hudson Bay is noted as an “ultra prominent peak,” best viewed from the small alpine town in its...

Vermilion

Vermilion, AB - Access is everything, whether you are going skiing or sledding, and the effort to...

Medicine Hat

The giant Saamis Tepee fades from view as I exit the highway and head into Medicine Hat’s historic...

SkiNorthAB

Having a tuning fork vibrating on your chest as you lie awash in yellow light, as Sandra Kathnelson...

The gateway to the legendary Powder Highway, home to four mountain ranges and eight ski resorts...

Bonnyville

As the sun comes up over Hamilton House, just east of Cold Lake in the Bonnyville region, Alexa...

WinterFest

It’s not every day someone heads to the middle of B.C. to experience Fort St. James and a ski hill...

SkiNorthAB

Alvin Lee hadn’t laid eyes on snow until three years ago, at the age of 33 while on a trip to Japan...

Fort McMurray

Climbing behind the “wheel” of a Sherp is a surreal experience, beginning with the lack of wheel...

Ice Road

A historic rock cairn, rimed and grey, looks out over Lake Athabasca. With her gloved hand, Hanna...

Lac La Biche Nordic Skiing

Archer is ready to go skiing. He’s so excited his body is shaking. As he moves from one to the other...