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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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  • 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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