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.
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.
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:
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