As Canadian as a Canoe

The Whyte Museum’s summer exhibit Canoe is a reflection of the Canadian icon as well as a celebration of artwork spanning over 200 years. This impressive collection, owned by the McCreath family, is currently on display at the Whyte Museum. “We wanted to connect people to nature, through art, history, and great experiences,” says Donna […]

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Best Dressed

The Canadian Rockies are known for mountain adventure, but they’re also known for unpredictable weather! Don’t let a rainy day or summer snowstorm ruin your best laid plans. Get the gear you need to get outside, right here in Banff. Helly Hansen Built for all weather, Helly Hansen builds clothing for the harsh mountain environment. […]

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Casual Mountain Style

Jasper is known for its small-town vibe and big mountain views. The outdoor adventure is matched with a relaxed atmosphere that welcomes visitors back year after year. Whether you’re hitting the trails, exploring the town, or enjoying an excellent meal, you’ll want to capture that casual mountain style this summer. Around Town Keep it casual […]

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Tips and tricks for lowlight photography in the Canadian Rockies

Year-round, the Canadian Rockies are home to some of the best places for photographers of all ages and skill levels. While photographing during the day is often considered easier because anybody with a phone can take pictures of their hike, lowlight photography presents its own set of challenges. The average visitor to the Canadian Rockies […]

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Ride of a Lifetime

Horses have a long history in the Canadian Rockies. From their original role as transportation when the First Nations introduced this place to European travellers, to their long and involved use in outfitting to reach untold areas of the backcountry, it’s no wonder that the horse still has an important role to play in the […]

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Wild Wetlands

The Columbia Wetlands are the largest intact wetlands in North America. They stretch between Canal Flats and Golden following the Upper Columbia River through the Rocky Mountain Trench, a long valley separating the Rocky and Purcell Mountain ranges.   The area is a vital ecosystem in the Pacific Flyway, a waterfowl migration route that connects the […]

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Mountain Galleries is Thirty & Thriving

Mountain Galleries is celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, which means they have been working to promote Canadian art and share mountain culture for three decades. The captivating art displayed in their galleries includes mountain landscapes, animals, people, and everything in between. The galleries house the work of over 60 artists, including an entire collection […]

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Guardians of the Ice and the promotion of environmental stewardship

Guardians of the Ice (GOTI) is a non-profit organization that works to educate individuals on the negative effects of climate change, specifically those on the Columbia Icefield. With an emphasis on using art to promote their values, GOTI spreads awareness of the retreatment of the icefield and encourages people to take steps to help decrease […]

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Bigger & Prouder than Ever!

After two years, Jasper’s Pride Festival is back! “Bigger & Prouder than Ever!” Proud and Free is the mantra behind Jasper’s 13th annual Mountainous Pride, which will see the community come together from Main Street to the mountain tops and celebrate over the ten days of festivities that commence with the annual flag raising on […]

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Product Review: Montec Winter Gear

We don’t do product reviews very often. Given the plethora of winter brands available right at our doorstep, is even more rare to review a relatively new product designed for the mountain market. Enter Montec, A Swedish company of snow-enthusiasts dedicated to creating the best snow gear based on their outdoor experiences and their customer’s […]

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