Jasper in January Winterstruck dogsled rides // Jeff Bartlett

Fall Lines: Jan 22 – Jan 28

Jasper in January enters final week We are into the final eight days of Jasper in January. With unseasonably warm temperatures, the outdoor events have really taken off, except for perhaps the ice sc...
// Steven Kenworthy

Swiss slopes a sublime treat

With Western Canada having some of the best skiing in the world, it would be easy to think there is really no need to go beyond our borders for alpine snow adventure. Our terrain is varied, the snow ...
Marmot Basin powder // Jeff Bartlett

Fall Lines: Jan 8 – Jan 14

Jasper in January: a full calendar The Jasper in January Festival is just around the corner. The town of Jasper and Marmot Basin will be hosting exciting events and delivering incredible deals from J...
// Robbin Siggers

Fernie: it all started in a bear cave

As legend has it, Fernie’s unique gift for snow begins in 1879, with a young boy born in a bear cave high in the mountains above town. The story goes that when the bears awoke, the boy overpowe...
Pond hockey with a view? Yes please! // Glynnis Golbeck

Fall Lines: Dec 25 – Jan 7

Lake Louise delivers the goods I spent some time ripping up the slopes at Lake Louise last weekend. Although warm temperatures had softened up the lower terrain, the upper slopes were in great shape,...
First tracks at Marmot // Jeff Bartlett

Fall Lines: Dec 11 – Dec 17

Recipe for the ultimate ride Pack 30 to 40 centimetres of pre-season snow, drop the temperature to about -30 C, dump 80 cm of powder on top, slowly bring the temperature back up to -5 C and you’...
//Ben Giesbrecht

No lifts, no problem

‘We’re not crazy,” laughs Will Fraser. That would depend on who you ask. Fraser and his friends are spending a freezing-cold afternoon launching themselves down a wooden handrail on...
Freestyling at Snow Valley // supplied

Better terrain parks on tap

Park rats rejoice! This winter is shaping up nicely for freestyle skiing and snowboarding since resorts are spending more time and money on terrain parks than ever before. Progression parks has been ...