Calgary is just a 90 minute stunning car ride away from the Canadian Rockies town of Banff. As a major urban centre for the province of Alberta there are plenty of things to see and do and worthy of a visit if you have time. Also known as Cowtown for its rich history in agriculture and farming and the annual famous Calgary Stampede. Today Calgary enjoys a diverse population which is reflected throughout the city through food, art, fashion, theatre, film, festivals and cultural celebrations.
Calgary AccommodationAs the gateway to the Canadian Rockies and the major urban centre for the province of Alberta, Calgary offers a vast amount of hotel choices. Here are our recommendations for a great stay.
things to doIf you have some spare time to add before or after your Rockies adventure then Calgary is a great place to visit in Winter. Here are some great local attractions worth a look.
Featured Calgary Articles
First Snow Has Fallen and Resorts are Open!
As the mountains across the Northern Hemisphere are starting to disappear under a blanket of snow, ski enthusiasts around the world are starting to dust off their gear, in preparation for those first powder turns! In Japan, Niseko [...]
2023-2024 North American Snow Season Outlook- What We May See in an El Niño Year
Aimee Engerbretson during a deep day at Palisades Tahoe last December. Last season was a record year for the Sierras and in an El Niño year above average snow totals are likely again this season Photo: Jeff Engerbretson Mountainw [...]
2022-2023 North American Snow Season Outlook – December Update: Early Season Storms Give Way to More Settled Period
Bernie Rosow enjoying some early season powder in the trees at Mammoth Mountain which has received 152cms so far this December and there’s more in the short term forecast. Photo: Christian Pondella Mountainwatch | The Grassho [...]
World Snow Wrap, Dec 3rd – Finally, Fresh Snow in Europe and Japan, Dumping in the US and Canada
Megan Dingham living the dream in Alta on Tuesday after 43cms of light powder. Photo: Rocko Menzyk Mountainwatch | Reggae Elliss The northern hemisphere winter is starting to settle in and there have been some good snowfalls acr [...]
2022-2023 North American Snow Season Outlook – More Snow up North, Less Down South and Everything in-between
Deep early season turns in Mammoth last Friday after the storm dropped 170cms. Photo: Andrew Miller Mountainwatch | The Grasshopper After a couple of stormy weeks, North America has exploded into the northern snow season with [...]
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Experience & Knowledge Operating for over 16 years in the snow travel industry, curating packages to destinations all over the world, we have naturally collected a team of passionate snow enthusiasts along the way. Coming from [...]
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