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A Local's View of Golden: Jeff Gertsch, Heli-Skiing Guide

A true local of Golden, BC, Jeff knows exactly what it means to make the most of your surroundings.

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Canadian Mountain Wildlife Photography with John E. Marriott

Canadian wildlife is as diverse as it is elusive. John Marriott has truly mastered the difficult skill and art of capturing wildlife images. Learn what it takes to get a great shot, and the issues concerning mountain wildlife today.

A Guide to the Best Restaurants in Kelowna, BC

Kelowna is a thriving outdoor recreation town, with a great selection of local growers and vintners. Many local chefs utilize the wealth of local ingredients, creating fresh dishes of great quality. With so many restaurants on offer it’s hard to know where to start! To help narrow down the options we have created a Kelowna dining guide that features our top places to eat.

Meet Canadian Aerial and Landscape Photographer Douglas Noblet

From a very young age, Douglas Noblet has been capturing and sharing the beauty of our Canadian wilderness as seen from the sky. Not such a bad job, don’t you think? Read on to learn more about his amazing work.

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….

Activities in Revelstoke Beyond Revelstoke Mountain Resort

Revelstoke is a fascinating mountain community with incredible experiences to offer beyond Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

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.

A Stocking Stuffer From Us to You!

‘Tis the season for giving, so here is a little gift from us to you. Happy Holidays and thank you for ‘leaving town’ with us!

14 Ways to Keep Your Sanity Over the Holidays

The holidays are a wonderful time of year, but they can also be manic, stressful, chaotic and exhausting. Here’s a few friendly tips to help get you through the holidays without losing your mind.

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.

Roast Your Own Chestnuts This Holiday Season

The flavour and aroma of roasted chestnuts is unique, delicious and a true holiday tradition. Here’s how to roast your own whether you’re using an oven or an open flame.

Alternatives to Skiing when Visiting Mont Tremblant in the Winter

Mont Tremblant is a renowned ski resort village in Eastern Canada. However, there are a number of different fun activities that happen in and around the village that make great alternatives to skiing or snowboarding.

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.

3 BC Destinations Where Summer Lasts a Little Longer

Here are three great BC gems that enjoy extended summer weather while the rest of Canada is putting on toques and scarves…

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.

Biking the Laurentians in Mont Tremblant

Stunning scenery that includes dense forests and sprawling lakes contribute to Mont Tremblant being a renowned biking destination. Experience steep mountain bike descents, or cycle one of the many road routes.

Mountain Biking in the Rain: Tips for Muddy Conditions

Just because it’s wet outside doesn’t mean you have to hang up your wheels. Here are some tips to navigate riding in the muck.

The Best Fishing Spots in Banff National Park

Not sure where to go fishing in the beautiful Alberta Rockies? Here is a guide to our favourite Banff fishing spots in some truly stunning locations!

The Best Trails for Mountain Biking in Kimberley

Kimberley is a great destination if you’ve got biking on your mind. It’s home to an expansive network of trails with both riveting descents and flat, scenic terrain. Planted right between the Rocky and Purcell mountain ranges, Kimberley provides perfect mountain biking terrain with exceptional views.