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How to Leave Your Car at Home and Easily Explore Banff National Park!

July 25, 2017

This post is sponsored by Parks Canada One of the best part about living in Calgary is the proximity to the mountains.  But our location is also popular with thousands upon thousands of tourists from around the world.  I guess …

Did you know you can ski Alberta’s slopes using Google Maps?

March 17, 2015

I was planning an upcoming road trip and I just stumbled upon something really cool. Did you know that you can use Google Maps to check out any number of Alberta’s ski resorts. And I don’t mean their parking lots, …

Artist uses snowshoes to make unbelievable snow art at Lake Louise!

February 26, 2015

Updated: I’ve just updated this post to include the released video of Simon Beck creating these amazing pieces.  What’s even more incredible, he made these “sculptures” using nothing but his snowshoes and a compass!   I’ve never seen anything like …

Learning Life Lessons on the Bunny Hill

January 20, 2013

It had been almost five years since I had put on a pair of skis and I had lots of reasons not to put them back on ever again. I had suffered two stress fractures, which made any sort of …

Travel: Fairmont’s Castle Just Below The Clouds.

November 12, 2012

This weekend, with the temperature dipping in Alberta and the grass quickly being buried underneath several early snow storms, I thought it would be fantastic time to stay at one of my favourite hotels, The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. Known …