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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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5 Steps to Become a Snowboard Instructor

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Our 5 point plan to become a snowboard instructor Getting your certificate to say that you are a fully qualified Read More

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New Year resolutions for skiers and boarders

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Why not make some resolutions you don’t want to break. It’s never too late to write down your New Year’s 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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What to look forward to in Les 2 Alpes this Season

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WHAT’S ON IN LES 2 ALPES As of the 30th of November, Les 2 Alpes will be officially open for 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

SKI SEASON INSURANCE

How to choose ski season insurance

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A Guide to Ski Season Insurance If you are going to do ski season you will need to make sure Read More