Category: Skiing and Snowboarding

4 Reasons to Add the Canadian Rockies to Your Bucket List

From turquoise rivers set against a backdrop of snowy peaks to unbelievable wildlife, the Canadian Rockies set themselves apart as some of the most spectacular mountains in the world. Here are 4 ways that the Canadian Rockies distinguish themselves on a global scale.

Top 5 Ski Resorts in North America

Have you ever found yourself wondering which are the most amazing places to ski or snowboard in North America? Well, Leavetown.com has the answers! Using something called the Pure Awesomeness Factor (PAF), Zrankings, a website that takes in “gobs” of information to help you “find Awesome better than anybody else,” has compiled an extensive list […]

SilverStar Mountain Resort Ski and Snowboarding Guide

Silver Star Mountain features the best of both worlds: small-town charm with big mountain terrain. This world class resort is renowned for being one of Canada’s most popular family destinations, boasting fantastic beginners’ runs in addition to 55km of groomed Nordic trails, backcountry terrain and Terrain Park in addition to classic alpine runs. In fact, […]

Your Guide to the Best Ski Resorts in Canada

Canada is home to some of the most iconic vistas, fresh powder and varied mountain terrain on earth. For ski and snowboarding enthusiasts (or for anyone who loves the winter season), there are dozens of world-renowned ski resorts to choose from. Of course, with so many fantastic options at your fingertips, you may be wondering […]

2017 Opening Dates for North America's Best Ski Resorts

Winter is quickly approaching – and here at Leavetown, we couldn’t be happier! Recent drops in temperature have already brought snowfall to some of North America’s most iconic mountains, giving an early start to ski and snowboarding season excitement. Our anticipation to hit the slopes has been building all summer, and now with the release […]

Panorama Ski and Snowboard Guide

Near Invermere, BC in the Purcell Mountain Range lies a magical family playground called Panorama boasting some incredible skiing!

Big White Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

Big White was given its name for good reason! This ski resort features over 105km of marked runs, plus additional moguls and off-piste terrain hidden amongst Big White’s famous snow ghosts. Read on to find out everything you need to know about skiing and snowboarding at Big White.

A Guide to Skiing and Snowboarding at Mont Tremblant Ski Resort

Find all you need to know about Mont Tremblant Ski Resort for your Eastern Canadian ski holiday!

Fernie Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

Fernie’s advantageous BC Rockies location offers prime skiing and snowboarding conditions, with a reputation for having the best powder in its mountain range. A ski holiday at Fernie Alpine Resort is surely one for the bucket list.

Top 3 Places to Heli-Ski in BC's Interior

Ready for an experience of a lifetime? BC is home to the beautiful Canadian Rocky Mountain ranges that provide the ultimate heli-skiing experiences. Shred untouched powder high above the clouds, as you ski or board your way down fresh terrain and take in the serene, untouched mountain views.

Amazing Hidden Ski Runs at Canadian Rockies Resorts!

Hand picked by our Leavetown team, here’s a rundown of our favorite hidden ski runs at some of the best ski resorts in the Canadian Rockies. These runs are best-kept secrets which you’d be unlikely to find unless a local showed you!

Ski Big 3 Guide: Lake Louise, Sunshine and Mt. Norquay

Alberta’s famous Ski Big 3 Resorts offer prime Canadian Rockies Skiing! Find out more about the incredible terrain Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village and Mt Norquay have to offer…

Revelstoke Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

Welcome to the powder playground of the Kootenay Rockies! Boasting deep powder, North America’s highest vertical, and endless pristine terrain, Revelstoke is a must-visit location for every skier or snowboarder!

2016 Opening Dates for Western Canadian Ski Resorts

Planning on skiing this winter? We are pleased to announce a tentative list of opening dates for your favourite ski resorts in Western Canada!

I Was on the Kicking Horse Gondola When it Broke Down!

Past Leavetown employee Abby-Lynn Knorr was on the Kicking Horse gondola when it stopped moving. Here’s her story about how the ordeal unfolded….

Whistler Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

Time and time again, Whistler Blackcomb is voted one of the best ski resorts in the world. Skiing or boarding in Whistler is sure to provide you with an unparalleled mountain experience.

Kicking Horse Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

While skiers and snowboarders of all levels can find fun, gentle terrain at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, what it is most famous for is its intense black and diamond verticals that can humble any pro. If you’re planning to visit, here is all you need to know about skiing and snowboarding at Kicking Horse.

Kimberley Skiing and Snowboarding Guide

Located far away from big cities, Kimberley Alpine Resort has a wonderful atmosphere and incredible skiing and snowboarding opportunities. The resort boasts 1800 acres of beautiful terrain, and a mountain village with Bavarian charm.

Top 3 Canadian Ski Resorts for Powderhounds

Deep champagne powder, steep pitches, miles of vertical, treed glades…. Sound like heaven? Read on to learn our top 3 resort picks for powderhounds.

Top 3 Family-Friendly Ski Resorts in Western Canada

Snowball fights, freshly dusted slopes, hot chocolate and sitting by the fire. Ski season is just around the corner! Looking for a family friendly resort for your trip this year? Check out our top 3 picks.