Must Do: A Weekend Getaway in the Rockies at the Bear & Bison!

Located less than five minutes from downtown Canmore, A Bear & Bison is a custom owner-built Mountain Inn which features bed & breakfast style hospitality, luxurious king beds and views of the Three Sisters Mountains from every room! It made for a great basecamp during a recent Avalanche Skills course we hosted in the mountains with our friends at Eddie Bauer!

Gillean Daffern Photo

Profile: Gillean Daffern – A Rocky Mountain Legend

For over 30 years she has been writing and publishing trail guides to Alberta's Kananaskis Country. We sat down with Gillean at her home in Calgary to chat about her experiences in hiking, the women who inspire her and the moment when she decided to create her first guide book - Kananaskis Trail Guide Vol 1.

Hike: Winter Adventure to Chester Lake

Chester Lake, located in Spray Valley Provincial Park Kananaskis, AB, welcomes all who love the outdoors. From hikers to cross-country and backcountry skiers and snowshoers, this dog-friendly trail is popular with adventurers of all levels and takes about 2-4 hours to complete.

Hike: Table Mountain Castle Provincial Park

Hiking Table Mountain is a unique experience, with a panoramic vista of the high peaks of the continental divide to one side + the prairies transforming into foothills + mountains on the other, you will not be disappointed with this hike!