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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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  • Wild Hearts in a Trying Time

    It’s the third week of being stuck inside and what is there to do besides make the best of it? With all the restrictions in place, we’re looking for moments of kindness and beauty. We didn’t look far before finding WildHeart. WildHeart is a local Canmore studio offering a wide…

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  • Stay in Shape (and stay sane!) with Strides Virtual Challenge

    Wow. What a week! Here at Where Canadian Rockies, we went from gearing up for our busy spring publication schedule in our bustling office to everybody working from home in a split second! We are still putting together our travel guides, dining guides and other resources to help you navigate…

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  • Custom Clothing

    Qiviuk is a vertically integrated, clothing and jewellery store that sells exclusive designs from extravagant qiviuk wool. The entire process of developing these garments, from collecting the muskox down, spinning it into yarn, weaving it into fabric and creating beautiful and customizable clothing is done with long-standing, personal relationships developed…

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  • Take Photos like a Pro – Right from your Phone!

    The Canadian Rockies provide a stunning backdrop for any photographs, but capturing their beauty can be hard without the right equipment. Did you know you can capture stunning photos of this impressive landscape, right on your smartphone? Here are the best  mountain photography tips for your phone, from professional photographer…

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  • The Arts Enabler

    Janice Price, CEO of the Banff Centre for the Arts and Creativity, is one of Canada’s most experienced and leading arts executives. She has served as the CEO for the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia and she was VP of marketing and communications as well as interim…

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  • Refresh at the Newly Expanded Willow Stream Spa

    Fairmont Banff Springs has always been the perfect place to stay for an enchanting getaway. With its mountainous views and rich heritage, the hotel offers a truly Canadian stay with an abundance of modern-day amenities. Most recently the hotel has begun a multi-million-dollar renovation of its Rundle Bar and has…

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  • Trailblazing Women of the Mountains

    The Canadian Rockies have long captured the imaginations of visitors and explorers alike. The First Nations people had a spiritual connection to the area, and many of their place names reflected the reverence they held for the landscape. Europeans were also drawn to the mountains for their beauty and the…

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  • Tall Tales of the Mountains

    The Legend of Heli-Skiing  The great Hans Gmoser was a certified mountain guide who made his mark on the Canadian Rockies through his films, which displayed the magical beauty of the mountains. These films often depicted mountain climbing and skiing, and they were complete with classical music and narration. Legend…

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