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Banffs Best Bites

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Banff has some absolutely amazing food! There truly is something for everyone. People visit Banff from all over the world Read More

The ice castle on Lake Louise

SnowDays

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It’s easy to be reminded why we call Banff our Canadian base. There are so many places to ski and Read More

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Surviving the Polar Vortex

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 This week in Banff we had a serious cold snap. Temperatures around -30ºc and after factoring in wind and humidity it Read More

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Banff Critters

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Big Horn Sheep Big horn sheep are a common sighting in the area. As the name suggest these guys have Read More

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Banff’s Beasts

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Banff National Park is home to more than 50 different species of mammals. Pine martins and porcupines can be spotted during Read More

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A Typical Day in Banff

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Its a Monday. Its 8am. Your alarm is going off. Your mind feels fuzzy, a buzzing reminder of a Sunday Read More

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Epic Early Season in Banff

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Here in Banff we have one of the longest winter seasons out there. Most years we can expect to be Read More

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Banff Shop Guide

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      Banff has a number of great ski and snowboard shops to choose from. Getting the right gear Read More

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Lake Louise Run Recommendations

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Lake Louise is our home resort for all Banff Basecamp courses. This week The Lake Louise Ski Resort was voted Read More

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Surviving A Winter Away From Home

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Moving out of home for the first time can be pretty daunting. Moving across the world, totally alone to a Read More