- Published on Tuesday, 19 March 2013 19:38
- Written by Laren Pritchard
Cheap passes bring new guests to the slopes
With most Canadian ski resorts charging adults anywhere from $60 to $100 for a day of skiing or snowboarding, Banff's Mount Norquay is offering a cheaper alternative: Toonie Thursdays.
Lift passes at Norquay cost only $2 for all ages to ski or snowboard for the day on one Thursday of every month during the season.
The resort developed the concept after it celebrated their 85th anniversary last year by charging patrons only 85 cents for a lift pass.
- Published on Friday, 17 February 2012 12:09
- Written by TARYN HAJNRYCH
A simple way to keep fit during the winter months
Snowshoeing is one activity where getting those clothes on and braving the cold will pay off. If you're up for a new adventure, this recreational sport will give you a great work out that is easy on the budget.
- Published on Thursday, 16 February 2012 11:48
- Written by CELESTE DE MUELENAERE
For 3rd year running, town locals have some fun in the snow
The Carnival is a community-wide celebration of the season and the vibrancy of the town itself.
With activities — like ice-carving competitions, street hockey and kids' dogsled races — the Carnival is a two-week-long community event that draws families out of their warm houses and invites visitors from surrounding areas, like Calgary and Edmonton, to have some fun in the snow.
- Published on Friday, 03 February 2012 11:14
- Written by ASHLEY TYMKO
Prime locations are located right here in Alberta
We have all heard the saying, "it's a guy thing." Male bonding time is seen as an integral part of growing up and something grown men seek. During the summer, men go camping, fishing and hiking. Why should that routine change with the season? Ice fishing allows a unique way for boys to be boys and fathers to bond with their sons.
Jon Chappell, 23, and Devin Danielson, 35, have been ice fishing for as long as they can remember.