Winter Activities

the many colors in the ice are why this large frozen waterfall in Kananaskis is called the Green Monster

Green Monster Winter Hike – Kananaskis Country

The Green Monster hike is one of the most scenic and rewarding winter hikes in Kananaskis Country. After a few kilometres of winter hiking through a beautiful snow covered evergreen forest, you’ll start following the Evan-Thomas Creek into the heart of a river valley to a series of spectacular frozen waterfalls and ice falls, including the namesake Green Monster frozen waterfall.

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Canmore Three Sisters Mountains in Winter

BEST Things to do in Canmore in Winter: A Guide By Locals

The town of Canmore is growing in popularity, and it’s no surprise given its location amongst the majestic snow-capped peaks of the Canadian Rockies. Even as the temperatures drop and the snow flies, there are so many things to do in Canmore in winter and we are here to make sure you are well prepared to get outside and enjoy them!

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man Snowshoeing at Lake Louise to Paradise Creek

Best Lake Louise Snowshoe Trails

It’s likely you’ve seen the Lake Louise area referred to as a winter wonderland time and time again, on this site and others. It’s true, if you compare the snowfall in Lake Louise to that of the town of Banff, it’s significantly higher. Making snowshoeing at Lake Louise and excellent way to spend a winter day!

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Family on chairlift at Lake Louise Ski Resort - Banff Skiing

Skiing in Banff – Everything You Need to Know

If you are a skier, snowboarder or mountain enthusiast there may be no finer place for a ski holiday than skiing in Banff, Alberta. Located in Banff National Park, and in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a vibrant little mountain town and the adventure hub for three world class ski resorts – Mt. Norquay Ski Resort, Banff Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort.

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canmore outdoor skating

The Best Skating in Banff in 2024

Ice skating in Banff is certainly a quintessential Canadian winter activity and not only that, but it’s a very popular winter activity in Banff. The best part is that there are several options for ice skating in Banff National Park and the surrounding area (including Canmore and Kananaskis), from local indoor recreational centres to skating on frozen lakes.

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Boy snowshoeing Hogarth Lakes Loop Snowshoe Trail in Kananaskis

Hogarth Lakes Snowshoe in Kananaskis

The Hogarth Lakes snowshoe is one of our all-time favourite easy snowshoe trails in Kananaskis country. It’s our go-to snowshoeing trail any time we want to take an out-of- town visitor snowshoeing, as it’s the perfect easy Kananaskis snowshoe trail for beginners.

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