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!
Do you venture out of bounds at the resort, off the hiking trails or into the backcountry of the mountains during winter?
If so, an Avalanche Skills Training Course Level 1 (AST 1) is your place to start. You don't need any experience to take this course. It is a must for everyone recreating in the backcountry or slack country.
Join us for a 2 day course in Canmore with Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides on November 16th + 17th, 2019! In this post we are going to go over what our upcoming AST1 course teaches, why it is unique, what you will need to bring and more!
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!
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!
We headed north on a weekend from Lake Louise along the Icefields Parkway to hit the trail to two gems: Folding Mountain + Allstones Lake to revel in a sunset view of the prairies turning into mountains and a lake with campsites from a dream.