For six seasons now I’ve worn a pair of black ski pants that set me back a solid $650. Around the same time that I bought my pants, a tiny blue heeler named Metsä came into my life wearing an $800 price tag of her own. I probably seem a little bit goofy for spending almost as much on a pair of ski pants as I did on my dog, but keep reading to find out how after much use, these high priced ski pants of mine (along with my girl Metsä) are still going strong!
There is something so delightful about spring skiing! We recently joined a crew of amazing girls including Freeride World Tour qualifier Michelle Locke at Nakiska Ski Area to take some of the first turns of the spring season!
Tranquilly tucked away in a forested river valley, surrounded by mountains and complete wilderness, you will find the wonderfully remote and dog-friendly Nipika Mountain Resort.
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.
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!
Summer is short up here in the north and having a game plan for where you want to go + what you want to experience ahead of time means more room in your schedule to make the most of the season! To help you with future planning, we went over all the fun things we did this summer and narrowed it down to our top 5! Take a seat, grab a warm drink and get cozy; we hope you'll be inspired to hit up some of these adventures next year!