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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’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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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

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Banff National Park, So Much Room for Activities!!

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Banff National Park boasts some of the worlds best skiing and boarding. Home to three world class mountain resorts, 8,000 Read More

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WHICH SKI FOR A SKIS INSTRUCTOR COURSE

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Guide: Which skis for your instructor course The easy answer is of course that there’s no such thing as the Read More

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What Board(s) Should I Ride on a Snowboard Instructor Course?

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GUIDE to choosing a snowboard for an instructor course Deciding what boards to ride is one of the best parts Read More

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Banff 4 Week Course Wrap Up

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Its hard to believe that we are already a month in to the season and while the time has gone Read More