Gear: I Dropped $650 on a Pair of Ski Pants + Here’s Why!

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!

AVALANCHES: Join us Nov 24-25 + Safely Take Your Winter Mountain Adventures to the Next Level!

Do you venture out of bounds at the resort or into the backcountry when out on the trails in winter?

If so, an Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 (AST 1) is the perfect place to start your winter backcountry mountain education, no experience necessary! And you can do so in Canmore on November 24-25th!

Recipe: Homemade GF Bread + Coconut – Butternut Squash Soup

Looking for a quick and easy meal to make after an adventure outdoors with friends, or for lunch when you can ski right to the door of your weekend accommodation in British Columbia’s beautiful Rocky Mountains? Give the following make-ahead gluten free bread and coconut butternut squash soup recipes a try!

Trip: 5 Alberta Backcountry Adventures that’ll have you excited for winter! 

Spring is here and that means dusting off the ol' hiking boots and putting the skis away 'til next year! We spent this winter season exploring the many unique huts, yurts and cabins our province has to offer! Our Hike365 members and ambassadors experienced it all - from the self-catered, to the luxurious. Whether it was a drive up, or a hike in, each place brought us a different experience and one more reason to love traveling within Alberta.