News from Alberta

Check out all the latest happenings at Alberta ski resorts, from new lifts to terrain expansions, in addition to Alberta weather forecasts, photo galleries, infographics and current events skiers and mountain travelers should know about. Stay up-to-date on Alberta ski resort news and events by clicking on articles from the list below or page through to see Alberta coverage from the entire ski season.

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  • Canadian Rockies Skiing Still Cranking

    While resorts in the U.S. reach their seasonal ends, Alberta still thinks it's still mid-winter. With record snows, high elevation, and northern latitudes, one day can see mountaintop powder with corn snow below. With conditions like these, three resorts run their lifts into late April and May. Full Article

    26th March 2007

  • Jasper Celebrates Centennial

    While Marmot Basin is only decades old, it's the only alpine ski resort in 100-year-old Jasper National Park. As the park celebrates its centennial, you'll find better deals there for spring skiing than summer vacationing. Full Article

    20th March 2007

  • Skiing Banff National Park's Big 3

    Add up the terrain for Sunshine, Lake Louise, and Norquay, and the acreage makes other ski resorts look downright puny. While they may be three unique resorts, they act as one with the local towns as the hubs. Full Article

    12th March 2007

  • Sheep in the Castle

    Castle Mountain is not only known for its wind-deposited powder and Mt. Haig extreme chutes, but its hooved residents who foraged on the ski hill long before its four Mueller T-bars went up in the 1960s. It's all part of the Castle Mountain heritage celebrated this month. Full Article

    6th March 2007

  • Marmot Gains in Popularity

    Marmot Basin may be tucked way up in the northern Canadian Rockies, but despite its off-the-beaten-path location, it's rapidly becoming Alberta's new hotspot. This winter, Marmot not only topped itself with attendance-breaking days, but may bust seasonal visitation records, too. Full Article

    26th February 2007

  • Sunshine Sweetens Terrain Park

    Sunshine's terrain park crew doesn't think small. In fact, they sweetened the slopes of Rogers Terrain Park this past month with the addition of new features and more acreage. Full Article

    19th February 2007

  • Lake Louise's Wild Willie

    Conquering steeps are every skier's dream. At Lake Louise, you might just want to request Wild Willie as your private off piste instructor. Full Article

    12th February 2007

  • Norquay Resurrects North American Life

    Hailed as the first lift in the Rockies back in the 1920s and later aspiring towards an Olympic bid, Norquay's North American lift is chanting revivals. The resort dusted off old traditions for another go at the terrain that used to be titled North America's most challenging steeps. Full Article

    5th February 2007

  • Canada Olympic Park Tests Pipe

    In preparation for the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games, Calgary's Canada Olympic Park reaped the benefits this season in upgrading its facilities. For Games-caliber competitors, the site functions as a training ground; for the general public, skiers and riders get a high quality venue. Full Article

    29th January 2007

  • SlopeTrackers at Sunshine

    For number-heads, you can now keep track of more stats during your ski day. And you don't have to go out to buy a GPS since Sunshine jumped into SlopeTrackers. Full Article

    22nd January 2007

  • All Aboard Marmot's Snow Train

    What a more nostalgic way to travel to a ski hill than by train! For the rest of this winter, you can hop aboard the new express weekend train to zip from Edmonton to Jasper's slopes. Full Article

    15th January 2007

  • Apres Ski Steaks at Castle

    After running a few lifts on weekends only in early December, Castle Mountain launched their seven-day operation, and their new restaurant is destined to grill steaks up this month. Full Article

    19th December 2006

  • Marmot Breaks Records

    "In my 29 years at Marmot Basin, I have never seen such a high quality snow pack," says the resort's marketing VP Brian Rode. "Conditions do not get any better than this at any time of the year." This winter, the Jasper resort is breaking records right and left -four to be exact. Full Article

    12th December 2006

  • Sunshine Jibber Land

    "We are so excited to have such a fantastic launch for the Rogers Terrain Park" said Tim Hyndman, Sunshine's Terrain Park Supervisor. With oodles of snow, Sunshine couldn't help but have a jamming opening last weekend. Full Article

    11th December 2006

  • Nakiska Predicts Good Snow

    This weekend, Calgarians can get their ski fix at their nearest resort. In opening its slopes, Nakiska joins its sister resort of Lake Louise, which has seen its best November skiing of the past 38 years. Full Article

    4th December 2006

  • Canadian Wins Lake Louise Gold

    This weekend, a 22-year-old Calgarian broke a string of dry years for Canada's ski team. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Castle Joins the Fray

    Castle Mountain plans on joining the early-opening Canadian fray this weekend. Full Article

    28th November 2006

  • Delirium at Sunshine

    With one of its best early seasons ever, Banff's Sunshine Village opened two more quads and more terrain this past week. And Delirium Dive wasn't far behind. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Lake Louise Busts Records

    As Alberta's Lake Louise heads into its World Cup this weekend, the resort racks up records - both in early season snowfall and in the number of lifts open. With all lifts open this past weekend, skiers and riders ripped up the Powder Bowls. Full Article

    21st November 2006

  • Marmot Opening Makes History

    Aided by a non-stop storm barrage rolling into Jasper National Park, Alberta, and its new $2 million snowmaking system, Marmot Basin celebrates its earliest opening in history this week. And it's not just on one token run. Full Article

    14th November 2006

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