Category: Expert Guides

Why Booking Early Is The Key To The Best Powder Adventures

Planning your dream ski getaway can be an exhilarating experience, but timing is everything. By booking early, you unlock a world of advantages that can elevate your mountain escape to new heights. From securing prime accommodations to maximising savings, this guide will unveil the secrets to a seamless and unforgettable ski adventure. 1. Cost: Many… Read more »

First Track Terrain: A Guide to The Best Cat Skiing

Exhilarating experiences that will often take you outside of your resort’s boundaries, in Canada, you will find some of the best heli-skiing and cat-skiing in the world. Arguably the more affordable of the two, cat skiing will transport you to terrain that would normally only be accessible by air. In between runs, there is the… Read more »

Banff: Our Favourite Après-Ski Spots

When you’re a skier or snowboarder, you know there’s nothing better than that feeling you get after an exhilarating day carving down the mountain and taking in stunning alpine vistas. When the lifts close at the Banff ski resorts of Sunshine Village, Lake Louise, and Mt. Norquay, the fun doesn’t have to stop, as the… Read more »

Michael’s Big Ski Review: British Columbia & Alberta

By Michael Williamson-Giles, Ski Product Manager So here it is—it’s the blog you’ve all been waiting for—a complete review of our ten-day whistlestop tour through British Columbia and Alberta. In this post, we will be checking into plenty of hotels across all nine Canadian resorts we visited, including Whistler Blackcomb, Sun Peaks, Big White, Silver… Read more »

Ski Canada’s Most Breathtaking Trails

From the towering peaks of the Rocky Mountains to the beauty of the Coast Ranges, Western Canada’s landscapes are a winter-through-spring playground for skiing enthusiasts. Packed with some of the most scenic ski trails you’ll ever encounter and home to Lake Louise, which has received USA Today’s coveted title of “the most scenic ski resort… Read more »

​Canada: Where To Ski Without The Crowds

​There are plenty of well-known ski areas in Canada that offer excellent conditions throughout the season, with big names like Whistler and Banff staying open until late May. But the country also has some lesser known treasures hidden in plain sight. ​Imagine spending more time on the slopes, buzzing your way through shorter lift lines,… Read more »

Chase the Chill: Our Favourite Canada Ski Safaris

As evidenced by our latest trip to Canada, not only do you have the opportunity to cover more varied terrain on a ski safari, you also have the chance to take in more of the Great White North’s breathtaking scenery. That’s an equally thrilling part of the experience, as in Canada, the drives are packed… Read more »

Banff & Lake Louise: Your Expert Guide To Seven Months Of Ski

​​Alberta’s Banff National Park is home to the Ski Big3 resorts: Banff Sunshine Village is known for having the deepest, most reliable snowpack of any of the Alberta resorts Lake Louise is the third-largest ski resort in Canada and one of the largest in North America And Mount Norquay, is home to the only night… Read more »

​6 Reasons To Ski Whistler This Year

​Consistently ranked as one of the world’s best ski resorts, Whistler Blackcomb continues to live up to its name, with one of its most recent accolades coming directly from the skiers who love its famous slopes. Whistler was named the best place to ski in the world in Trip Advisor’s 2023 Travelers’ Choice Awards, with… Read more »

Your Insider Guide to Skiing British Columbia

​British Columbia is home to some of the world’s best ski resorts. Its mountain ranges outrank many others in terms of snowfall, and Canada’s westernmost province is blessed with plenty of fresh powder days and one of the longest ski seasons in North America. From off-the-radar haunts like Revelstoke to the more well-known Whistler, every… Read more »