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Canadian Rockies Caving

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Sunday, January 23rd, 2011 at 4:53 pm

In Banff National Park, melting glaciers carved the limestone rock in the Bow Valley to create Rats Nest Cave: a 4-km. long cave system for you to explore.

Avalanche Skills Training

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:43 pm

To be safe in the backcountry of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies, one needs to know avalanche safety, so sign up for an avalanche skills course.

Calgary NHL Hockey

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:31 pm

Calgary is close and you can arrange an entire trip with transportation — it’s easy! So take in an NHL game while you’re visiting Banff and the Canadian Rockies.

Banff National Park Ice Walks

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:19 pm

Ice walks are a perfect way to capture the beauty of Banff and the Canadian Rockies in winter; the frozen, snow-covered alpine peaks and valleys are lovely.

Banff Heli-Skiing, Heli-Boarding

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 4:04 pm

How to find fresh powder, long descents, steep slopes and old-growth forests in the Canadian Rockies? Take a heli-ski tour for awesome downhill skiing.

Banff Helicopter Tours

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 3:46 pm

One of the best and most accessible ways of viewing the unparalleled scenic beauty of Banff National Park and the Canadian Rockies is on a helicopter tour.

Banff Sledding, Tobogganing

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 3:36 pm

Enjoy the Simple Wintertime Pleasures of Youthin Banff National Park: Sledding and Tobogganing Remember when you were a kid, and you used to hope and pray for heavy snow, so school would get canceled?. If you lived in a warm climate you missed out on this, the best part of a child’s winter outside the […]

Canadian Rockies Snowmobiling

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 3:27 pm

Snowmobiling isn’t allowed in Banff National Park, but there is still plenty of places to play and explore the alpine terrain of the Canadian Rockies.

Banff National Park Ice Diving

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 3:19 pm

Snow is falling and the lake is freezing, but you can still go diving, if you’re hardy enough. Banff has a great scuba and ice diving site at Lake Minnewanka.

Canadian Rockies Ice Fishing

Posted by Canmore and Kananaskis, Friday, January 21st, 2011 at 2:44 pm

In and around Banff, Canada, the fishing doesn’t stop for winter. Ice fishing isn’t permitted within Banff National Park, but there plenty of nearby lakes.