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  • Storms Pass, Community Lasts – Highline Outdoors Steps Up to Support COVID-19 Recovery in the Canadian Rockies

    Storms pass, but community lasts. Highline Outdoors, owner of The North Face store in Banff and Wild Mountain in Jasper, is stepping up to help local mountain communities recover from the COVID-19 pandemic that devastated the tourism and hospitality industries in the Canadian Rockies. Thousands of people living in and…

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  • Artist in Residence

    With Banff and Jasper beginning to reopen to tourists, Mountain Galleries in both the Fairmont Banff Springs and the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge is gearing up for a great summer. They’re planning on increasing their Artist in Residence program to allow for more artists and longer visits. Director Wendy Wacko…

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  • It’s time to Venture Again in Jasper!

    After months of staying close to home and cancelling travel plans, it’s time to start returning to the mountains. Tourism Jasper is inviting visitors to Venture Again into the lovely mountain town as it slowly reopens in accordance with provincial and national guidelines. “The community of Jasper is opening cautiously,”…

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  • Take Home Creativity

    In the face of the pandemic, Crock A Doodle in Canmore got creative. They offered curbside pickup, so everyone could still enjoy painting pottery while stuck at home. With the slow reopening of stores slated this month, Crock A Doodle decided to keep to their curbside pickup for the time…

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  • Mountain Cocktails

    The Canadian Rockies are so much more than towering peaks and outdoor adventures. We spent some time savouring the delicate side of the mountains with some specialty mountain cocktails from local businesses. We aren't talking your standard, run-of-the-mill cocktails you can get just anywhere. We wanted something different, something unique,…

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  • Driving through the Canadian Rockies

    Driving through the Canadian Rockies is an experience that I think everyone should have. It opens your eyes to a world that you were aware existed, having seen photographs of the area, but to actually see it for yourself is another experience entirely. A friend and I drove the Icefields…

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  • 7 Ways to Enjoy the Canadian Rockies from Home

    We’re all at home, and it looks like we’ll be here for a while. We miss the hustle and bustle of our little tourist town, and we miss travelling to new places! Even though we’re all stuck inside, there are still ways to enjoy the beauty of the Canadian Rockies.…

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  • Our Native Land: Jasper’s Hidden Gem

    Tucked away in the heart of Jasper National Park is Our Native Land, a hotbed for original native art and authentic, one-of-a-kind pieces that you simply can’t find anywhere else. For decades, this store has collected unique artwork and handcrafted items from artisans throughout North America, including iconic artists such…

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  • The Fearless Photographer

    John E Marriott is one of Canada’s premier wildlife photographers based in Canmore, Alberta. He is best known for his iconic images of wild animals displaying natural behaviour in the wilderness of the Canadian Rockies. From humble beginnings in 1996, Marriott’s photos have since been published internationally by National Geographic,…

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  • Making the Best of It

    We’ve written about Wild Life Distillery before. From their seasonal gin to their amazing cocktails, served in their homey tasting room, Wild Life took the community by storm with their award-winning sipping spirits. Now, like almost everything in the world at the moment, Wild Life has closed their doors to…

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