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Break your Road Trip to BC at Johnston Canyon Alberta

Johnston Canyon, Bow Valley Parkway, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

The drive from Alberta to British Columbia promises an abundance of sigh-inducing scenery and majestic mountain views as you pass through the Rocky Mountains and enter the BC Rockies. Highlights en route are the spectacular waterfalls and Ink Pots in Johnston Canyon in Banff National Park, located on the Bow Valley Parkway between Banff and Lake Louise.

The trailhead for the popular trail to the waterfalls is located immediately behind Johnston Canyon Resort. […]

By | March 29th, 2016|Alberta, Banff, Hiking & Backpacking, Top Stories|0 Comments

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

The 27th annual SKI Magazine Reader’s Poll has named Whistler Blackcomb the No. 1 overall best ski resort in North America. The online survey saw 41,000 resort rankings submitted by SKI Magazine readers and ranks the top 50 North American ski resorts in a variety of categories valued by ski and snowboard enthusiasts.

SKI Magazine names Whistler Blackcomb North America’s No. 1 Rated Resort

In addition to being voted […]

By | September 23rd, 2014|Skiing & Ski Resorts, Videos, Whistler|0 Comments

Experience Whistler Contest

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From our ancient, volcanic peaks with their 360 degree views, to our vibrant and sophisticated village with its incredible vibe, Whistler Blackcomb has summer covered from top to bottom. Travel across BC’s rooftop on the world record-breaking PEAK 2 PEAK Gondola, explore over 50km’s of high alpine hiking trails, then head to the valley for a bike ride on Whistler’s paved valley trail, on its renowned single-track network, in the world-famous Whistler Mountain Bike Park.

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Looking for even more adventure? Try zip-lining over […]

By | August 1st, 2014|Contests, Top Stories, Whistler|0 Comments

Yoho National Park

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Yoho National Park on the British Columbia/Alberta border is home to waterfalls, glacial lakes, snow-topped mountain peaks, roaring rivers, deep silent forests, and spiral tunnels inside the mountains. Through erosion, nature has carved some of the most dramatic landscapes in the country. See the natural rock bridge spanning the Kicking Horse River, and visit the Kicking Horse Pass National Historic Site. See the Hoodoos, immense boulders balanced atop tall pillars of glacial till.

By the time Hwy 1 reaches the park’s headquarters in Field, a distance of about […]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Kootenay National Park

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Kootenay National Park blankets almost 350,000 acres (140,600 hectares), where visitors experience a land of startling contrasts, towering summits, hanging glaciers, narrow chasms, and colourful-splashed mineral pools. From glacier-clad peaks in the north to dry, cactus-bearing slopes in the south, Kootenay offers a variety of landscapes and more of an off-the-beaten-track experience. Its lands were ceded to the federal government from British Columbia in 1919. In return, the federal government built the Banff-Windermere Road (Hwy 93) – the first motor road through the Canadian Rockies. After severe construction […]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Glacier National Park

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Three national parks, Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, and Yoho, present themselves in succession beside Hwy 1 in the eastern reaches of the Southern Interior. Being national parks, they are big, and you’ll find much to do in each. Few places on earth offer such geographically diverse and naturally preserved outdoor experiences all within the borders of one great province.

Glacier National Park offers wilderness camping, hiking, mountaineering, and Nordic and alpine skiing. Experience a hike through the valleys below the Illecillewaet and Asulkan glaciers. It’s rugged and challenging for the […]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Mount Revelstoke National Park

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Three national parks, Mount Revelstoke, Glacier, and Yoho, present themselves in succession beside Highway 1 in the eastern reaches of the Southern Interior. Being national parks, they are by definition big, and you’ll find much to do in each park. Few places on earth offer such geographically diverse and naturally preserved outdoor experiences – all within the borders of one great province.

Similar in its geographical features to Glacier National Park, Mount Revelstoke National Park is extremely beautiful, with a mile-high rolling alpine plateau and spectacular views […]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Banff National Park

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The magnificent Banff National Park in neighbouring Alberta, the first national park in Canada, is home to a variety of distinctive natural features and cultural and historical sites.

Rugged mountains, ancient glaciers, icefields, alpine meadows, beautiful blue cold-water lakes, mineral hot springs, deep canyons and fascinating hoodoos compose the natural landscape and habitat for a great variety of birds and mammals.

In the fall of 1883, three Canadian Pacific Railway construction workers stumbled across a cave containing hot springs on the eastern slopes of Alberta’s Rocky Mountains. […]

By | February 21st, 2013|0 Comments

Winter Cove Park

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It’s difficult to imagine anyone not enjoying a visit to Winter Cove Park, situated at the northwest end of Saturna Island in the Gulf Islands.

A nature-lover’s paradise, the 91-hectare park in Winter Cove is situated in the most beautiful part of Saturna Island. Winter Cove is a popular recreational area with swimming, fishing and kayaking being favourite pastimes.

A circular trail meanders through a coastal Douglas-fir forest carpeted with wildflowers in spring. Continue past a marsh, on to a rocky outcrop and out along the shoreline.

Prior to acquisition by […]

By | January 10th, 2013|0 Comments

Roesland / Roe Lake Park

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Roesland on North Pender Island is one of the properties that form the Gulf Islands National Park Reserve, and is home to the Pender Islands Museum, located in the Roe House, which offers a glimpse into the past of the Pender Islands.

The property comprises the restored Roe House and vacation cottages, a small footbridge that leads out to a short trail and a viewpoint on Roe Islet, and the freshwater Roe Lake.

Covered in mostly second-growth Douglas fir forest, the uplands above Shingle Bay […]

By | January 10th, 2013|0 Comments