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  • Nature Waits for No One

    We arrived at the Banff Gondola base on a Sunday afternoon. I envisioned a spectacular sunset on Sulphur Mountain, captured by my favorite film camera. Sunrises and sunsets are the best times to be on the mountaintop. They can be spectacular. With my tripod in hand and good friend by…

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  • Winter in the Rockies: Snow Sports & Icy Escapades

    Winter in the Rockies is an exciting time. The beautiful landscape is covered in pristine, powdery snow, creating prime conditions for not only some of the world’s best skiing and snowboarding, but all kinds of winter adventures and sports. We’ve compiled a list of some of our favourite things to…

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  • Warm Insights: Canadian Rockies Clothing to keep you Warm and Stylish!

    Are you visiting the mountains this winter? You'll want to stay warm and stylish with our selection of Canadian Rockies clothing, available right here in Banff, Canmore, Lake Louise and Jasper. Active Style [caption id="attachment_2366" align="alignnone" width="1707"] Model: Raphaele BergeronPhoto by: Damian Lamartine[/caption] This outfit is perfect for getting active…

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  • Canadian Rockies Ski Guide: Unleash Your Potential

    Hitting the slopes? Let this Canadian Rockies Ski Guide help you plan the perfect vacation! It’s no secret that the Rockies offer a world-class ski experience like no other. The Canadian Rocky Mountains are home to two UNESCO World Heritage sites (Banff and Jasper) and neighbour both Kananaskis Country and…

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  • Family Friendly Activities in Banff

    Taking the tots to the Rocky Mountains this winter? The mountains are a wonderful place to bring the whole family to explore, play and savor the breathtaking sights together. But it can be tricky finding activities that will please everyone; the thrill-seeking teen wants an action-packed adventure, but unfortunately Grandpa’s…

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  • Fitness in the Canadian Rockies – 15 Spots for Health, Beauty and Wellbeing

    Whether you’re a local, on vacation or just passing through, it’s important to make sure your health and wellness goals don’t get put on the backburner. Mountain folk are known for their active lifestyle, so it’s no surprise that there are a number of facilities for health and fitness in…

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  • Stellar Snaps: Mountain Photos in the Rockies

    Rugged peaks, dramatic vistas, turquoise lakes and lush forests teaming with wildlife; there’s no doubt that the Canadian Rockies are unforgettable. But you’ll still want plenty of mountain photos to show your friends and preserve those memories for a lifetime. Whether you’ve forgotten, lost or broken your camera, don’t know…

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  • Night Visions: Amazing Nighttime Outdoor Adventures in the Mountains

    Short days of winter got you feeling blue? Try these nighttime outdoor adventures that take place after the sun goes down! Let’s face it, winter in the Canadian Rockies is dark. With the sun setting around 5 pm in December and early January, it can feel like the days are…

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  • Canadian Rockies Christmas Checklist

    Christmas is a magical time of year filled with yuletide treats, gifts, festivities and decorations that seem to outdo themselves year after year. The Rocky Mountains are exceptionally enchanting during this time of year, with blankets of pristine snow transforming the mountains, forests and frozen lakes into a dazzling winter…

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  • Filmmaking in the Canadian Rockies

    W.C Van Horne, the general manager of the Canadian Pacific Railroad, said in 1886, “If we can’t export the scenery, we’ll import the tourists.” The sublime beauty of the Canadian Rocky Mountains has an obsessive quality about it, which might explain the thousands of paintings, photographs and sculptures that can…

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