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Nordic Skiing Resources
Backcountry Skiing Resources
Downhill Ski Areas
Regional Tourism Information

Accommodation

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Kicking Horse River Lodge
Goldenwood Lodge
Kicking Horse Canyon Bed & Breakfast
Kapristo Lodge
Vagabond Lodge
Copperhorse Lodge
Auberge Kicking Horse Bed & Breakfast
Tschurtschenthaler Bed & Breakfast
www.cedarhousecafe.com

Banff

Tunnel Mountain Chalets
Baker Creek Chalets

Lake Louise

Post Hotel
www.lakelouisehotelguide.com

Jasper

Becker's Chalets
Pyramid Lake Resort Bungalows
Patricia Lake Bungalows

Kootenay National Park

Mount Farnham Bungalows

Yoho National Park

Kicking Horse Lodge
Emerald Lake Lodge

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Dining

Golden

Eleven22
Kicking Horse Grill
Cedar House Café
Whitetooth Bistro - 427 9th Ave North, 250.344.5120
Corks
Eagles Eye Restaurant

Banff

Grizzly House

Lake Louise

The Post Hotel
Laggan’s Mountain Bakery and Deli

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Outdoor Retailers / Rentals

Golden

 

Selkirk Sports

Downtown location 250 344 2966

Kicking Horse location 250 344 2925

 

Banff

Mountain Magic

Lake Louise

Wilson Mountain Sports

Calgary

Mountain Equipment Coop
University of Calgary Outdoor Centre (Rentals)

Vancouver

Mountain Equipment Coop

Online Retailers

www.backcountry.com
www.mec.ca
www.mountainmagic.com
www.rei.com
www.patagonia.com

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Weather Resources

Weather Forecasts & Satellite Images

Environment Canada
Canadian Avalanche Association

Snow Forecast

Weather Resources & Education

Meteorology Guide
Glossary of Weather Terms
Understanding your Forecast (from Environment Canada)

Webcams

Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden
NavCanada Airports
Big White, Kelowna, BC
BC Highways
Whistler Blackcomb
Fernie, BC
Red Mountain

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Snow and Avalanche Resources

Equipment Manufacturers

Genuine Guide Gear (G3)
Black Diamond

Avalanche Conditions & Forecasts

Canadian Avalanche Association
Links to Avalanche Centres throughout North America

Online Educational Resources

Avalanche.org
Canadian Avalanche Association

Avalanche Training Courses

Yamnuska Mountain School (Rockies)
Canadian Avalanche Association Instructor Lists
Canada West Mountain School (South Coast)
mountaineering, climbing and ski touring instruction and guiding since 1982

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Mountain Skills Schools & Courses

Telemark Skiing

www.freeheeltrails.com: Telemark instruction at Kicking Horse Mountain Resort. 1-866-SKI-KICK

Hiking and Backpacking

www.outsideinsights.ca  Private guided hiking and interpretive nature walks in the Columbia Mountains.  Your host is experienced, certified guide and interpreter Nancy Geismar.

University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Mountaineering

Yamnuska Mountain School (Rockies)www.yamnuska.com
Canada West Mountain School (South Coast)
mountaineering, climbing and ski touring instruction and guiding since 1982
Alpine Club of Canada
University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Avalanche Training

Yamnuska Mountain School (Rockies)
Canada West Mountain School (Coast)
Canadian Avalanche Association Instructor Lists
University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

Winter Camping & Outdoor Survival

Yamnuska Mountain School (Rockies)
Canada West Mountain School (Coast)
University of Calgary Outdoor Centre

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Transportation

Rental Cars

Calgary Airport
Vancouver Airport
Spokane Airport

Buses & Shuttles

Greyhound Bus
Banff Airport Shuttle
Rocky Mountain Sky Shuttle
Kootenay Wilds Van Charter

Pure Travel Group

Mountain Perks

Airlines

Westjet
Air Canada
Central Mountain Air (Charters Available)
QuikAir (Charters Available)
Air Transat
American Airlines
Continental Airlines
United Airlines

Helicopters

Canadian Helicopters
Alpine Helicopters

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Magazines

Outdoor Adventure

Backcountry
Couloir
Explore
Off-Piste
Outside
Canadian Geographic
National Geographic

Skiing

Cross Country Skier
Ski Trax
Ski Canada
Skiing Magazine
FreeSkier
Skier
Ski
Master Skier

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Hiking & Backpacking Resources

Equipment Manufacturers & Retailers

Mountain Equipment Coop
Mountain Magic (Banff)
Wilson Mountain Sports (Lake Louise)
Black Diamond
www.backcountry.com
www.rei.com
www.patagonia.com

Trails Guides and Educational Rescources

Golden Hikes
Trail Peak
BCAdventure.com
Canada Trails
Club Tread
BritishColumbia.com

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Nordic Skiing Resources

Cross Country Ski Areas Association
Cross Country Skiing Online
Cross Country Ski Resorts
Cross Country Ski World
Canada trails
Trail Peak

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Backcountry Skiing Resources

Skiing in the Pacific Northwest
Kootenay Experience
Trail Peak

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Downhill Ski Areas

BC Rockies & Kootenays

Fairmont Hot Springs Ski Resort, Fairmont Hot Springs, BC Rockies
Fernie Alpine Ski Resort Fernie, BC Rockies
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, Golden, BC Rockies
Kimberley Alpine Ski Resort, Kimberley, BC Rockies
Panorama Mountain Ski Resort, Panorama, Invermere, BC Rockies
Powder Springs Ski Resort, Revelstoke, BC Kootenays
Red Mountain, Rossland, BC Kootenays
Salmo Ski Hill, Salmo, BC Kootenays
Summit Lake Ski Resort, Nakusp, BC Kootenays
Whitewater Ski Resort, Nelson, BC Kootenays

Alberta Rockies

Lake Louise
Sunshine Village
Mount Norquay
Nakiska

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Regional Tourism Information

Tourism Associations

Tourism Golden
Tourism Banff Lake Louise
Kootenay Rockies Tourism
Tourism Calgary

National Parks

Banff National Park
Glacier National Park
Yoho National Park
Jasper National Park
Kootenay National Park
Mount Revelstoke National Park

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