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  • Sunshine Opens Eight Lifts

    Alberta's Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort opened with the most terrain in the Canadian Rockies. Full Article

    17th November 2007

  • Norquay Opens First In Canada

    Ski Norquay beat larger Canadian Rockies resorts in the race to open first. Full Article

    11th November 2007

  • Two Alberta Resorts Open; One Closes

    Lake Louise and Sunshine Village are scheduled to open this week, but Fortress Mountain received bad news. Full Article

    5th November 2007

  • Alberta Resorts Prep For Ski Show

    Alberta resorts plan to spice up the annual Calgary Ski Show. Full Article

    22nd October 2007

  • Banff And Jasper Resorts See Snow

    The Canadian Rockies received its first snows of the season this past week. Full Article

    24th September 2007

  • Lake Louise Amps Up Snowmaking

    Alberta's Lake Louise bumped up their snowmaking arsenal for the second year in a row. Full Article

    18th September 2007

  • Locals Vote For Sunshine

    Sunshine Village has been voted "Best Winter Activity" by local Banff and Canmore residents. Full Article

    4th September 2007

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Norquay Gate Bashing

    Over this past weekend, Mt. Norquay opened for skiing - its earliest opening ever. This week, racers show up in Banff to hit the slopes for pre-season gate bashing. Full Article

    14th November 2006

  • Bullwheels Turn at Lake Louise

    By Becky Lomax On Saturday, November 11, Alberta's Lake Louise powers up its bullwheels at 9 a.m. for opening day. With snowmaking running full-on, snow falling from incoming storms, and continued precipitation in the forecast, dry Rocky Mountain fluff is piling up in the newly-renamed Powder Bowls. Full Article

    8th November 2006

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