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Beyond the Slopes Main Photo

Beyond the Slopes

Everyone knows BC has excellent skiing, but there is so much more to discover! Here are our favourite ways to go beyond the slopes in BC.

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Winter Activity Guide

Visiting the mountains? We’ve rounded up the best ways to spend your day in our Where Canadian Rockies’ Winter Activity Guide.

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Wild Wetlands

The Columbia Wetlands are the largest intact wetlands in North America. They stretch between Canal Flats and Golden.

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Liquid Magic

The Canadian Rockies are famous for their hot springs. But what’s so special about these so-called healing waters?

Personal Touch: Travel through the Rockies by Rail on a fully customized tour Main Photo
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A Very Short History of Fairmont Hot Springs Main Photo

A Very Short History of Fairmont Hot Springs

The history of Fairmont Hot Springs Resort begins 80 to 55 million years ago with the formation of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.

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Discover the Unexpected at Columbia Wetlands Outpost

Columbia Wetlands Outpost is an interesting mix of activities, accommodations and natural beauty nestled in the Columbia Valley.

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Wapta WOOOOOOW

Wapta Falls has been on my must-see list. I could not believe that we have such an incredible natural attraction in our backyard.

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Kayaking the Columbia

I love a good paddle. So when the opportunity came up to go on a kayak tour at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, I couldn’t turn it down.

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Horseback Riding in the Columbia Valley

Everyone knows I love horses. When I got the opportunity to go horseback riding at Fairmont Hot Springs Resort, I obviously said yes.

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Walking in the Sky

The Golden Skybridge consists of a short hike with not one, but two awe-inspiring bridges spanning across a deep gorge on the edge of Golden.

A Day on the Water: Summer in the Canadian Rockies Main Photo

A Day on the Water: Summer in the Canadian Rockies

Whether it’s a glacier holding pure fresh water, a stately alpine lake on top of a mountain, a flowing river with rapids, or a cool refreshing rain, there are many ways to connect with water in the Canadian Rockies.

Upcoming Events

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February 3 @ 7:00am

Cardboard Sled Derby

Race down the hill at Mount Norquay in a self-made sled built from tape, string, garbage bags, glue, and cardboard. Prizes for fastest sled, best crash, and best overall. Feb 3: Details, here.
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February 11 @ 7:00am

Lifts of Love

Speed dating with style at Mount Norquay! Meet someone new each time you ride the lift. Find a new friend and stay for the Après Ski Mixer with live DJ. Feb 11: Fall in love, here.
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February 3 @ 7:00am

Jasper Beer and Spirits Week

Alberta Beer Festivals is excited to host this week of excellent food and drink in the destination town of Jasper. Feb 3-12: Discover more, here.
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February 18 @ 7:00am

Magic on the Mountain

Richard the Magician is on the hill at Mount Norquay with more than a few tricks up his sleeve! Will you see him during your visit? Feb 18: Details, here.
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March 4 @ 2:00am

Home Grown Arts Show Open House

Celebrate the amazing work of local artists in Banff. Original paintings, photographs, sculptures, and more. Mar 3: Details, here.
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March 10 @ 7:00am

Fairmont PJ Party

It’s a ladies-only PJ Party at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Get comfortable during a weekend of dance parties, cocktails, fabulous food, and fun classes. Mar 10-12: Get the details, here.
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March 18 @ 6:00am

Retro Day & VJ Dance Party

Hit the slopes in style (or lack thereof) at Mount Norquay! Bask in the glory of the 80s and 90s. Stay for the last evening of night skiing and have fun at the Retro Video Dance Party. Mar 18: Find your style, here.
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March 25 @ 6:00pm

Bruno Engler Memorial Ski Race

Participate in the longest consecutively running annual ski race in Canadian history! Celebrating its 55th anniversary at Mount Norquay. Mar 25: Get the details, here.
DEVOUR! THE CANADIAN ROCKIES FOOD and film FESTIVAL Event Image
March 31 @ 6:00am

DEVOUR! THE CANADIAN ROCKIES FOOD and film FESTIVAL

Discover a love for food, film, and wine in Jasper. Appreciate talented filmmakers and high profile chefs from all around the globe. Mar 31-Apr 2: Taste the adventure, here.
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April 16 @ 1:30am

Canada’s Rising Stars

An inspiring evening featuring the next generation of Canada’s outstanding young classical musicians in collaboration with internationally acclaimed pianist and Canmore resident Susanne Ruberg-Gordon. You won’t want to miss this evening at artsPlace in Canmore.  Apr 15: Discover more, here. 
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April 14 @ 6:00am

Jasper PRIDE

Ten days of epic Pride events in Jasper, action-packed activities, fun-filled parties, sweet deals around town, and unlimited skiing all in the spirit of coming together, proud and free. The only Gay Ski Week in the Canadian Rockies. Apr 14-23: Get the fill list of events, here.
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April 29 @ 6:00am

Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon

Whether it’s your first footrace, or you’re looking to kickstart the season, the Jasper Canadian Rockies Half Marathon is sure to please! Choose from half marathon, 10k, and 5k walk or run. Apr 29: Register, here.
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May 14 @ 6:00am

Spring Run Off

Spring 10k annual fun race in Jasper. Run the trails at beautiful Lake Annette. Proceeds donated to charity. May 14: Visit Totem Ski Shop for details.