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Columbia Lake in the beautiful Columbia Valley, April 2013. Picture taken by Canadian Alpine Adventures. (Click on the picture to enlarge the image)
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Thursday, 23 May 2013:
Are you visiting the Canadian Rockies or the Canadian Kootenays this summer and you want to find the perfect adventures? Contact us and we help you to create your best Canadian Mountain Adventures.
Friday, 17 May 2013:
Canada is celebrating the May long Weekend. Many outdoor events are taking place, such as live music and sport events. Kaslo is hosting its Kaslo May Days, which is a great event to visit and the venue is along the beautiful Kootenay Lake shore. Sunshine Village/Banff is open for the last weekend for winter operations; The event is celebrated with a big Slush Cup and Live Music.
Friday, 10 May 2013:
Jasper and Lake Louise have closed the winter season last weekend; Banff-Sunshine Village is still open until May 20th. Great Spring series concert is hosted on the weekends at Sunshine Village. The Columbia Valley/Invermere is hosting its Wings Over The Rockies -Bird Festival. The weather is beautiful and warm in the Canadian Rockies, perfect for hiking and biking. Check out our new page: Canadian Rockies Hikebike Report, for great local hiking and biking trails. Have a fun weekend.
Thursday, 2 May 2013:
Jasper and Lake Louise are celebrating their closing weekend with a Beach Party and live Music in Jasper and Lake Louise is having a busy weekend with the Snowboard event Ruckus in the Rockies and the Mountain Throwback Funk Jam with DJ's for the weekend. Sunshine Village in Banff is hosting the Spring Series of Music on the Mountain with live music from New Moon. Lots of Snow, Music and Sunshine, have fun out there.
Wednesday, 24 April 2013:
Jasper, Banff and Lake Lousie have received fresh powder in the last few days. Check out our powder report for more news on snow and weather.
Marmot Basin in Jasper is hosting a free concert with the band Down with Webster, on Saturday. Sunshine Village is hosting its Music on the Mountain Series on the weekend and Lake Louise is offering live music with Hurricane Felix and the Southern Twisters. Have fun out there in the Canadian Rockies.
Tuesday, 16 April 2013:
Fernie and Revelstoke have closed their winter season with lots of fresh powder, last weekend.
Jasper, Banff and Lake Lousie are still open, check out more info on our Canadian Rockies Powder Report.
Events for the weekend: Jasper is hosting the Bud Light Mountain Refresh Tour, with Rail Jam and Live Music. Sunshine Village-Banff is starting its Spring Series of Music on the Mountain and Lake Louise is hosting the Mountain Takeover with live Radio Stations and DJ's. Have fun with these great events in the Canadian Rockies.
Wednesday, 10 April 2013:
Many Spring Events are on this weekend: Revelstoke is hosting the Stoke to Spoke - Snow triathlon, with ski or snowboard, winter biking and navigating through an obstacle course.
Fernie is hosting the Powder-Pedal-Paddle Triathlon and a slope soaker pond contest, with a free Rock Concert from the Canadian Band: Chilliwack. Lake Louise is hosting an AMP Radio Day with Live DJ'S.
Jasper is hosting an Aloha Cup with live music and a ski/snowboard race and Sunshine Village is starting its Spring Concert Series on April 20th, featuring live bands for every weekend until May 20th. All skitowns have received more snowfall in the past few days. Check our our powder Report for more info on snow. Have fun out there on the Canadian Powdersnow Mountains.
Wednesday, 3 April 2013:
Great Spring Skiing ahead here in the next few days. All skiresorts offer great events this weekend: Lake Louise is hosting the Mountain Takeover event, Fernie is hosting the Enemy Lines event, Revelstoke is hosting the IFSA Freeski Final event, Kimberley, Whitewater and Kicking Horse offer beach partys for their season closing events. Check out info about winter season endings at our Powder Report.
Saturday, 30 March 2013:
Beautiful Spring Conditions are here for the Easter Weekend in the Canadian Rockies and the Canadian Kootenays. The currently warm temperatures with lots of Sunshine will continue until mid next week. Happy Easter!
Tuesday, 26 March 2013:
Check out our latest powder report: With all the heavy snowstorms from the last few weeks there are now best conditions for fun spring skiing offered here in the Canadian Rockies and the Canadian Kootenays. More at our page: Canadian Rockies Powder Report
Thursday, 21 March 2013:
Revelstoke and Nelson are over the 10 metres of Snowfall for this ski season and Fernie is getting closer. It is snowing here in the Canadian Rockies and Canadian Kootenays since a few days making it a real powder season this spring. A fun powder weekend with a great big mountain freeride event at Kicking Horse Mountain is on this weekend:
Golden, Kicking Horse Mountain - Wrangle the Chute: March 22-24, 2013.
A great Freeride event to watch or take part, as participants are challenged to master a most technical ski terrain and a bronco ride at the finish line.
Powder and Fun also in Lake Louise where the Volcom Rail Jam is taking place on Saturday.
Have a fun weekend.
Tuesday, 19 March 2013:
Revelstoke has received over 10 metres of Powdersnow this winter season. Fernie and Whitewater are getting close to the 10 metre mark. Check out the latest updates at our Canadian Rockies Powder Report.
Friday, 15 March 2013:
Fresh Powder in all Canadian Rockies Ski Towns. With all this powder there are many events on this weekend: Golden, Kicking Horse
Mountain is hosting the Dogtooh Dash Continental Ski Mountaineering Championship. Kimberley is hosting the Kootenay Freeheel Festival, find out everything about Telemarking. Fernie is hosting the Griz Kidz Carnival, special events for kids and Whitewater is hosting a Tight and Bright Dress Up Day. Have fun out there.
Monday, 11 March 2013:
Great Spring Ski conditions with fresh powder are offered at all Canadian Rockies Ski Resorts. Check out more at our page Kootenay Mike's Powder Report
Thursday, 7 March 2013:
It is snowing since yesterday in all adventure winter towns, fresh powder and sunshine is expected for the weekend. Check out the Kootenay Mike's powder report. Have fun out there.
Monday, 4 March 2013:
Lake Louise and Sunshine Village have received almost 80cm of fresh powder in the last few days. Great powder fun in the majestic Canadian Rockies. Find more info at our Kootenay Mike's Powder Report page.
Friday, 1 March 2013:
Fernie Griz Days, March 2+3. Every year, Fernie thanks its town's mascot, the Griz, for the powder snow season that Fernie is famous for, with the Griz Days Celebration. Many outdoor activities are featured and great Live Music. Check out more about Fernie at our Canadian Rockies Skitown page.
Monday, 25 February 2013:
Snowfall everywhere again today and for the next few days. Click on our page: Kootenay Mike's Powder Report, for latest powder updates
Saturday, 23 February 2013:
Powder, Powder everywhere and so are winter events this weekend: Kicking Horse is hosting the Helly Hansen Big Mountain Battle, Fernie is hosting the IFSA Jr. Freeski Event, Nelson is hosting the Coldsmoke Powder Fest, Revelstoke is hosting the Full Moon skitouring event and the Canadian Powder 8 championship is taking place at Lake Louise. Have fun outdoors.
Tuesday, 12 February 2013:
Lake Louise is hosting the Canadian Powder 8 Championship on Feb.23, 2013 in the legendary Lake Louise Purple bowl. A short hike to get to the run has to be done before team participants are giving it their best to form the perfect Figure 8 in the fresh powder. Check out more Lake Louise on our Canadian Rockies Skitowns Link or ask us
Monday, 4 February 2013:
Revelstoke — Current Snowfall amount to date at Revelstoke Mountain Ski area: 788 cm with 23cm in the last 7 days. Heavy snowfall throughout this week. Beautiful and mild Winter Conditions in and around Revelstoke for spending time Outdoors in the Canadian Kootenay Powdersnow.
Tuesday, 15 January 2013:
Banff National Park, Snow Days,
Jan. 12 - Feb. 10, 2013
The Canadian Rockies Winter towns Banff and Lake Louise are hosting fun winter events for every age filled with excitement. Watch the Ice sculpture Festival in Lake Louise and choose from endless outdoor activities such as Ice skating,Ice climbing,Cross Coutry Ski,Snowshoe walks and much more. Check out more about fascinating Banff and Lake Louise at our page:Canadian Rockies Skitowns.
Thursday, 3 January 2013:
Happy 2013 from the Canadian Rockies and the Canadian Kootenays! There are excellent conditions here this winter for some Backcountry touring. Check out our Backcountry page for more info.
Tuesday, 4 December 2012:
Kootenays Christmas Spirit: Dec. 22, 2012 - Jan.6, 2013.
Christmas Spirit in the Kootenays. Come and enjoy this special time of the year in the many towns of the Kootenays that offer magnificent winter wonderland themes. Choose from outdoors activities such as Alpine and Backcountry skiing or snowboarding, Heliski, Catski, Cross Country skiing, endless Ice-skating on the many lakes, beautiful nature walks or hikes and visit the famous Natural Hot Springs of the Kootenays. Christmas in the Kootenays: a special time in a special place.
Tuesday, 20 November 2012:
FIS Men and Women Winter start World Cup, Lake Louise: Nov. 21. - Dec. 2, 2012.
Experience the world famous World Cup ski race here in Lake Louise. Speed disciplines such as Downhill and Super G, are on the program. And enjoy the Canadian powder snow in the Canadian Rockies. Lake Louise and Sunshine Village - Banff, offer great ski slopes and powder runs.
Tuesday, 23 October 2012:
BANFF MOUNTAIN FILM AND BOOK FESTIVAL: Oct. 27, 2012 to Nov. 4, 2012.
The world's best mountain films, books, and speakers take the spotlight for nine days each fall in Banff. Experience the adventure of climbing, mountain expeditions, remote cultures, and the world's last great wild places — all brought to life in Banff.
Sit back and watch inspiring films from around the globe — including World premieres. Spend a lunch-hour listening to a renowned author reading excerpts from her latest work — or attend a free noon-hour seminar profiling hot topics in adventure and travel. Pick up new releases to be signed in-person by authors at the Book Fair. Find some unique gifts — paintings, pottery, jewellery, and more. Peruse the latest gear at the Adventure Tradeshow. Stroll by the winner's display of the Banff Mountain Photography Competition exhibition. Stretch your muscles on the climbing wall. The choices are endless.
Be inspired. Be energized. Come together to celebrate the spirit of adventure at the Banff Mountain Film and Book Festival.
Contact us for more info.
Sunday, 7 October 2012:
Jasper National Park-Dark-Sky-Festival,October-12-14-2012.
To promote awareness of the need for unlit night skies, the entire month of October is Dark Sky Month in Jasper. There will be sky-themed activities and events all month long. But the highlight event will be the October 12-14 Jasper Dark Sky Festival. This family friendly event will feature guest presenters, children’s activities and star gazing adventures.
Saturday, 29 September 2012:
KASLO SUFFER FEST: Sep. 28—30, 2012.
Two-day multi-discipline Stage Race, including XC & DH Mountain biking and trail running. Challenge yourself to complete one stage or compete for the Monster Challenge or Cody Quest Challenge to be the overall greatest sufferer! There will also be a kids event taking place on the Kaslo River Trail.
Friday, 21 September 2012:
KANANASKIS CANADIAN ROCKIES HELI RUN, Sept.22,2012. This is the first race of its kind in the world, with an innovative and unique trail running experience located in the Canadian Rockies. This is a two person team event. Teammates will run in a relay format from the Heliport to a remote alpine lake and back again, but there's a twist. The twist is: the first runner runs in from the heliport to the lake and flies out by helicopter, the second choppers in to the lake and runs out to the heliport. A spectacular six minute helicopter ride is part of this trail running adventure. Just outside of Banff National Park, located in the beautiful Canadian Rockies, the Cline River Heliport is situated on the banks of Abraham Lake. From here, the run is approximately 19 km for each runner. The net elevation change is 780 m. You and your teammate make the decision of who will run the uphill leg; the stronger runner may choose this portion, and who will run down.
Wednesday, 12 September 2012:
The Canadian Rockies-Columbia Valley Oldtimer Car Show is taking place this weekend in the beautiful Nature of Radium Hot Springs. Enjoy this car show with amazing views of the Canadian Purcell Mountain Range and it's natural Hot Springs.
Friday, 7 September 2012:
One of the most picturesque triathlon event in the world. Swim in the pristine waters of Two Jack Lake, bike around Minnewanka Lake Loop Road and then into the town of Banff finishing the run on Banff Avenue and Central Park. This event also includes a Kid's Run. Have an awesome Outdoors weekend.
Saturday, 18 August 2012:
Want to see more of the Canadian Rockies? Check out our Photo page with comments about the pictures.
Friday, 10 August 2012:
Mix the excitement of a Dragon Boat race with the stunning scenery of Banff National Park, and you've got a festival as unique as each boat gliding through the pristine waters of Lake Minnewanka. Be part of this vibrant and enthralling display for spectators and participants alike. Check out more info on our event page.
Thursday, 2 August 2012:
Canada Kootenay Sportregion Events: This weekend Kaslo, is hosting the famous Kaslo Jazz Festival and the Nelson Triathlon is taking place in Nelson. The Trans Rockies Bike Event(Fernie to Canmore),is ending today in Canmore. Check out more for events at our event page.
Tuesday, 17 July 2012:
The Rocky Mountain Kids Outdoors who are experiencing the Canadian Rockies outdoors, went to spend an afternoon in Radium and Horseback riding in Fairmont, BC. Check out their new adventure stories at our new page: Rocky Mountain Kids Outdoors.
Tuesday, 26 June 2012:
Canada Rockies Canada Day. Canadian Rockies Towns such as Banff, Canmore, Jasper, Revelstoke, Fernie, Golden, Invermere and Nelson are hosting events outdoors to show gratitude of the amazing outdoors. Live music, shows, fireworks and parade; all here in the Canada Rockies and Kootenays Sports and Adventure regions.
Wednesday, 23 May 2012:
Kids love to play outdoors. Exciting Adventures is what kids love to explore. Here in the Canadian Rockies, you can explore great outdoor experiences for your family. Contact us and we help you create the perfect Rocky Mountain Family Adventures.
Wednesday, 18 April 2012:
This year, the Banff and Kootenay's adventure and sports region's are celebrating fantastic events for you to visit or to take part at some of the amazing outdoor sports events. Check out our event page for more info.
Wednesday, 4 April 2012:
Kootenays Ski resorts are offering cool events for their end of winter season: Check out the one in Revelstoke: The Stoke to Spoke is a triathlon on snow, involving skiing or snowboarding, biking, and navigating an obstacle course to the finish line and then chugging a beverage. Compete as an individual or in teams of three. Prizes will be awarded to the top three finishers in the solo and team categories. Come and cheer on the competitors from the Mid-Mountain Lodge or at the finish line located in the Village Plaza at the base of the Revelation Gondola.Sounds like FUN.
Friday, 30 March 2012:
Spring skiing in the adventure region Kootenay and Banff: Most resorts are closing mid of april. Banff and Lake Louise will be open until mid May. Come on out and enjoy awesome spring skiing conditions.
Monday, 26 March 2012:
Revelstoke Mountain Resort BC, Total amount of Snowfall, Winter Season 2011-2012: 10,44 meters.
Wednesday, 21 March 2012:
The Jumbo Glacier Skiresort received their Go Ahead yesterday from the province of BC. The new ski resort will provide the much needed all year round skiing and training facilities. With almost fresh powder everzday in the winterseason this area will be a must ski once in operation. We will keep you updated on Jumbo's building progress.
Monday, 19 March 2012:
Do you love to Golf? Canada's adventure and sportregion Banff offers incredible Golf courses. Check out www.kanadasportregionrockies.com
golf page and read more. Bring your camera, all golf courses offer spectacular views.
Friday, 16 March 2012:
What is happening this weekend in the adventure region: with lots of fresh pow, Kicking Horse in Golden is hosting the Wrangler Chutes.
A Kicking Horse Original Event – join us for the ultimate freeride showdown as athletes challenge technical mountain terrain combined with a bronco ride on E.J. Hector at the finish line. DJ Wakcutt will be providing the tunes all day.
Tuesday, 13 March 2012:
Canadian Alpine Adventure region Banff and Kootenay’s: It is snowing heavy and it will continue to snow until the weekend. Have fun in the pow.
Monday, 12 March 2012:
Banff in the spring time is worth a visit. Great Spring skiing conditions at Sunshine Village and Lake Louise as well as Jasper. Next to skiing there are natural thermal pools and vibrant towns with amazing spring time nature scenes from the Rocky Mountains.
Friday, March 9th, 2012:
This weekend enjoy the fun powder turns and ski hard. Weather prognoses for the weekend: fresh powder.
Thursday March 8th, 2012:
It is a beautiful spring day in the Canadian Alpine Adventure region. Spring skiing is just around the corner.
Wednesday, March 7th, 2012:
Blue sky, a blanket of white and a perfect ski temperature of -5C are offered today through out the Canadian skiresorts.
Tuesday March 6th, 2012:
Heavy Snowfall in the Albertan Rockies last night has caused avalanche danger in the Kootenay and Banff National parks . The parks are currently closed until this evening. It is still snowing in the Canadian Rockies. Sunshine and fresh powder turns should be available from tomorrow on.
Monday March 5th, 2012:
Powder alert in the Canadian mountains: It is snowing in the Canadian mountains. Ski resorts from BC and AB report up to 60 cm new snow in the last few hours. March is usually the month when it snows the most in the mountains here in the Canadian alpine adventure region.