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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

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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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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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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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Be like an ogre, layer for success in the mountains

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With a 7 month winter from early November to late May, Banff gets all kinds of weather during that period. Read More