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Yurts are a great choice for those who need a bit more comfort and warmth than what is offered in a cramped dome tent. Many yurt campsites are so popular because they are right next to some of their guests'...
The ridges offer outstanding panoramic vistas of surrounding mountain ranges and are well worth your effort. Views to the northwest include Blunt and Seaton Mountain Ranges while to the west Hudson Bay Mountain, in Smithers, and the Roucher Deboule Range...
Why conform to the dinner-and-a-movie date night for Valentine's Day when so many great romantic ideas lurk outdoors? Ice Skating — Rideau Canal in Ontario In the warmer months, Ontario’s Rideau Canal connects Kingston and Ottawa via ferry. However, when it freezes...
Parc national d'Aiguebelle During winter, the secluded backcountry of Parc national d'Aiguebelle really makes you feel alone in the world. The 270-sq-km area often treats cross country skiers and snowshoers to breath-taking views of massive moose and wolves. With hills covering...
Depending on your interests, you can spend the day snowshoeing, skiing or skijoring and more — and still make it home in time for dinner. Sure, Whistler/Blackcomb has amazing alpine skiing, but who needs downhill when you have 19 km of...
This has many veteran skiers taking to the backcountry, finding new tracks that most skiers will never get to experience. Here are five exciting backcountry options in the Canadian Rockies. Banff National Park, AB Located about 110 km from Calgary, Banff National...
Ice Donkey — Winnipeg, MB The Ice Donkey is an all-new race slated for February 8, 2014.The race will take place on what was formerly the Southwood Golf Course in Winnipeg. In this 5K, teams (or solo runners) will need to...
Northumberland County Forest This forest's trails are for cross-country skiers only from December to March. Its seven loops range from a 1.6-km loop, for young families, to a 13.3-km loop, if you're looking for a good workout. The loops are...
New Classics: 5 Winter ActivitiesFill your winter calendar this year — right across Canada, new and exciting winter adventures await, from walking with wolves to skiing with dogs and more: Read More > Your Guide to Winter Surfing in CanadaAre you...
This area began development in 2008 and was created solely as a backcountry getaway for anyone who loves to engage in winter activities. Brian Hall, a long time Smithers local, envisioned an area that was fairly close to town and...
Silver King Basin is home to the Joe L'Lorsa Cabin. This gorgeous log cabin can be reached via the Silver King Basin Trail, which is an extension of Driftwood Road, an old mining road. In the winter, Driftwood Road is...
The antithesis of cat-skiing in more than just wordplay, Revelstoke Dogsled Adventures, in BC’s Kootenays, is (unofficially) the world’s first “dog-skiing” operation. Landing somewhere between the hard-work-is-its-own-reward experience of alpine touring and the convenience and quick travel of snowcatting...
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