Banff Area Hiring Fair


Stop by the booth in the Cascade Shops (2nd floor) on Thursday, October 6 between 1:30pm and 3:30pm – hosted by the Job Resource Centre. Lake Louise, Sunshine Village, Norquay, Nakiska and other area business will be there to showcase our current winter positions, accept resumes, schedule interviews, and answer questions.

Banff Alpine Racers Ski & Sports Swap


Two weekends: October 8 & 9 and 15&16 Consignment October 8.  Sale October 9 & 15.  Pick up of un-sold consignment items is Oct 16.

Edmonton Ski & Snowboard Show


Oct 22nd & 23rd, 2022 – Edmonton EXPO Centre Saturday 10am – 5pm | Sunday 11am – 5pm

Calgary New & Used Ski Sale


The Calgary New & Used Ski Sale welcomes consignment of new and gently used equipment and clothing from shops and the public. Consignment nights will be October 19 and 20. Sale to be held October 21-23

2022 Snow Valley Ski Swap

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Find new and new-to-you skis, snowboards, boots, and other winter gear, or sell your past-season equipment! Saturday – Consignment drop-off Sunday – Shop All proceeds to Snow Valley Ski Club & @svracing.edmonton Much more details to come – stay tuned!

Canyon Ski Resort – Blindman Bier Haus

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Based on the original German Oktoberfest, our Oktoberfest is a celebration of local community and local beer! Come dressed up in your Lederhosen or Drindl dress to this fun, social event featuring live music, local craft beers from Blindman Brewing, and authentic German Cuisine. The lodge will be transformed into the Blindman Bierhaus! This is a family friendly event and …


Rabbit Hill Season Pass Pre-Season Sale

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Buy Your Rabbit Hill Season Passes for the LOWEST PRICE of the season, only in September! Save up to 20% & Hit The Slopes All Winter Long. Get your 2022/23 Season Pass PLUS you will get some great perks like Friends Ride Free tickets and a Kal Tire Savings Voucher.

Lake Louise 2022/23 Season Pass Pre-Season Sale

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SAVE UP TO $650 BEFORE OCTOBER 17 Get up to six months of Canada’s best skiing & snowboarding for one low price! ADULT PASSES START AT JUST $699 An adult mid-week pass is only $699 and an adult full-week pass is $1349. Youth passes are $429 and a child pass is just $349, or both are included with a family …


First Timer Questions: How Do I Manage My Risk on the Ski Hill?

Dean from Castle Mountain Resort answers your question! All sports have some level of risk and we look to the Alpine Responsibility Code to guide us and to mitigate that risk. The Alpine Responsibility Code covers things like: Having the right equipment to prevent accidents and runoffs Selecting terrains based on your ability and experience Having local knowledge and awareness …

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First Timer Questions – What To Look For When Buying Gear

GEARING UP FOR A DAY AT THE SKI RESORT Get Dressed For Success on the Slopes! We get it. If you’re brand spanking new to the world of skiing or snowboarding, when it comes to the gear, it can feel like you’re getting set to go to the moon rather than the local ski hill. “So, what am I going …

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Jaiminkumar’s Story

From the First Time Seeing Snow to First Turns! One minute you’ve never seen snow before, and the next you’re strapping into a pair of skis and taking your first few turns at a ski resort in Alberta, Canada. Life is full of adventures and epic opportunities. That’s how Jaiminkumar Patel sees it, a first-timer and eager learner who moved …

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Kelsey’s Story

Mama Goals: Back to the Slopes – and Snow School – to Prepare for Family Ski Days Living in a thriving ski community can have you feeling nostalgic about those childhood snow days at your hometown hill. Whether you’re missing the thrill, the turns or just spending some time outdoors during the long winters – this could be your sign …

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Shirley’s Story

When a Once-in-a-Lifetime Trip Kick-Starts a Lifelong Love of Snowboarding You could live in snowy Alberta your entire life and never even glance at a pair of skis or a snowboard, until you see the sport from a different perspective. Shirley Liang caught the bug for snowboarding when she left Canada and moved to Korea to teach and travel for …

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First Timer Questions: I’ve mastered the pizza and French fries, what’s next?

I’ve mastered the pizza and French fries, what’s next? ‘Spaghetti!’ That’s what’s next, according to Pass Powderkeg’s Snow School Supervisor, Michelle Dupuis. But we’re not talking about cooking here, we’re talking about continuing with your progression as a skier or snowboarder and getting to those parallel turns, by relaxing into it, feeling the motion, and getting a little loose on …

We Want to Hear From You!

  Remember your very first time on skis, or a snowboard? Have a story to share about beginner ventures out on the slopes? We want to hear from you! Please tell us about your story below:

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 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 …