Misery Mountain Opening Day


The Dawson’s t-bar at Misery Mountain will open this weekend! The board and employees at Misery Mountain appreciates everyones patience this season. Please review the Restriction Exemption Program at http://www.miserymountain.com/covid-faq Misery has added a new night ride on Friday’s and extended Sunday’s hours, so we will be open 4 days a week! Ticket sales will start 30 minutes before opening, …


First Timer Questions: Do I Have to Go to the Mountains to Ski?

Jocelyn from Rabbit Hill Snow Resort answers your question! No, you don’t have to go to the mountains to have a fun day on the hill. There are over 30 ski resorts located in Alberta – Just 4 here in Edmonton where Rabbit Hill Snow Resort is located. And there are plenty more located only a short drive out of …


First Timer Questions: Is Skiing or Snowboarding Expensive?

Arney from Sunshine Village Ski Resort answers your question! When first starting out, there are a few affordable alternatives to buying brand new gear. You can choose to: Rent directly from your favourite ski hill when you visit Take advantage of local gear swaps throughout the season Borrow items from friends or family Most ski areas offer affordable rental options …

Demo Days at Castle Mountain


Demo Days are back! One of our most popular outdoor events sees about a dozen or so vendors descend upon Castle and offer the latest and greatest equipment for you to try out, in affiliation with our partners at Alpenland Ski & Sport Best of all? Demo Days are completely FREE! All you need is a valid license or credit …

New Years at Castle Mountain


Night skiing from 5-8pm Family Magic Show at 8pm Fireworks at 9pm Ring in the New Year at Castle with Christopher Cool at his Family Magic Show event! This magic show is a comedic and interactive, 45 minute long event that is great for all ages! During the show, Christopher will invite several volunteers from the crowd to join him …

Jasper in January (Marmot Basin)


KICK OFF THE NEW YEAR WITH JASPER IN JANUARY Jasper’s signature winter festival is back. Discover Jasper’s wide open spaces between January 15th-30th and find great deals on your favorite winter activities and multi-day stays. Save 20% off single day midweek lift tickets between January 15th-30th and 15% off at weekends – online only. Share your memories with us and …

Nitehawk Family New Years Eve


All Lift Tickets must be pre-booked online in advance up to 4 days in advance (starting December 27th). We’ll also have $15 ski or snowboard rentals available. Not a skier or boarder? Come try out the #Aquatera Tube Zone and GLOW Tubing. All Tube Passes must be pre-booked online in advance up to 4 days in advance (starting December 27th). *Please note …

Nakiska kids Balloon Twisting


Come into the daylodge and pick up your free Balloon Animal (or crown, or sword!) from Darlene from Encore Events! No cost*, just fun!   *Free for Season Pass Holders, Facility Access Ticket Holders and Day Lift Ticket Holders.

Norquay Demo Days


Gear experts from top brands will be at Mt. Norquay from 10am to 4pm to give you a first look, and try, at the latest and greatest must-haves for the season. Get the inside scoop about exciting new products and then try them out for free! The demo’ing doesn’t stop at just gear.  You can also sample the latest products …

Norquay Snowboarder Demo Day


Gear experts from top snowboard brands will be at Mt. Norquay from 10am to 4pm to give you a first look, and try, at the latest and greatest must-haves for the season. Get the inside scoop about exciting new snowboard products and then try them out for free! DETAILS February 3rd & 4th 10:00am – 4:00pm. Base of the Cascade Chair …

Norquay Torch Light Parade


On December 31 at 7pm sharp, a select number of brave Norquay instructors + staff will take on the North American run from the Big Chair with torches in hand for a light spectacle you don’t want to miss! The best spot to view is right from downtown Banff.

Norquay Sled Derby


Are you creative, resourceful, have a need for speed, or like winning things? If you answered yes to any (or all) of the above, the Cardboard Sled Derby is for you! Race down the Norquay Tube Park for your chance to win great prizes, and even greater bragging rights. The catch? You’ll be racing in a self-made sled built from …

Lake Louise Demo Day


Try out the latest & greatest skis and snowboards from your favorite brands… for free! Here’s how it works: Have a valid lift ticket or lift pass before you visit a tent in the base area. Have your ID and credit card ready. Choose the gear you want to take out for a few laps. The rep will set up …


First Timer Questions: What Gear Do I Need to Buy to Start Skiing?

Caleb from Nakiska Ski Area answers your question! When you first start out, RENT before you buy! Most ski areas offer affordable rental options for your day on the hills. Find local ski hills near you. Once you’re ready to commit, you can start from the basics and build up your gear as needed. Invest in a good quality helmet …


First Timer Questions: What Should I Wear Skiing or Snowboarding?

Kat from Mount Norquay Ski Resort answers your question! Dress in layers! Start with a nice thin base layer to keep you dry A warmer mid-layer like a sweater or a smaller jacket A waterproof outer layer, jacket, and snow pants Warm mitts, gloves, and a hat What Kat loves about Norquay: What I really love about Norquay is that …

Marmot Basin tentative opening day


Opening day is weather and conditions dependent.  Please check out Marmot Basin’s website for current up-to-date information.

Castle Mountain Opening Day


Please check out Castle’s website for snow conditions and information for opening day.