Ski & Snowboard

The buzzword is: epic. Skiers and boarders flock to our Canadian Rockies resorts to experience the thrill of cutting through powder so light and airy they float through it like confectioner's sugar. With abundant snow - as much as 9 m (30 ft) per season - and one of the longest ski seasons in North America, Alberta's family-friendly resorts offer a dynamic ski and snowboard scene that includes everything from cat skiing and heli-skiing to night skiing and snow tubing. 
10 OF THE BEST WINTER ACTIVITIES IN ALBERTA

10 OF THE BEST WINTER ACTIVITIES IN ALBERTA

Winter is an awesome time to be in Alberta. It's a sunny province with loads of crisp, blue sky days, perfect for getting outside and taking advantage of all that winter offers. 



2017 Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series Hits at Mt. Norquay on February 18

2017 Vans Hi-Standard Snow Series Hits at Mt. Norquay on February 18

Mount Norquay is one of the five stops in Canada for the Vans Hi-Standard Series, an international all-ages contest inviting snowboarders to showcase true style and expression in an exciting open-jam format. 


Spring is in the Air

Spring is in the Air

We welcome spring with a wide variety of fresh activities suited to every age and ability, from Jasper Pride Festival to the varioue Easter Egg and family friendly events.


Alberta's Secret Season

Alberta's Secret Season

March and April is prime time for powder hounds. When other resorts are wrapping up their ski season, Alberta’s resorts are lapping it up: up to 50 cm (1.6 feet) of snow on top of a base typically at 200 cm (6.5 feet). Here are some ways you can enjoy the snow besides skiing and snowboarding:


Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

Jasper Celebrates Pride in the Heart of the Canadian Rockies

You know how pride festivals work in big cities.  Jasper Pride takes it beyond the predictable parade and party, and throws one of North America’s most unique LGBTQ celebrations. 


Romance is in the Frosty Air

Romance is in the Frosty Air

It’s easy to be romantic when spring is in the air, but here in Alberta, we heat things up during our cool months with these romantic excursions:


Sunshine Village First Canadian Ski Resort to Open

Sunshine Village First Canadian Ski Resort to Open

Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort will be the first resort in Canada to open its doors to ski and snowboard enthusiasts on Thursday, November 3, 2016


Downhill Diversions

Downhill Diversions

Feather-light dry snow revered by skiers worldwide is found at Alberta’s ski resorts in Banff and Jasper National Parks.


Top 6 Reasons to Hit the Slopes in Alberta this November

Top 6 Reasons to Hit the Slopes in Alberta this November

Why you should ski right now in the Canadian Rockies.
 


Sunshine Village To Open 2015-16 Ski Season on Saturday

Sunshine Village To Open 2015-16 Ski Season on Saturday

Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort and Banff’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel, the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, will open their doors to guests this Saturday, November 14, 2015.


 

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