Winter Mountain Adventures around Canmore

The Canadian Rocky Mountains, which surround Canmore Alberta, right beside Banff National Park and Kananaskis Country, offer a stunning landscape for many exceptional and unforgettable backcountry mountain recreation activities... as well as easy access from the town.

Backcountry Skiing, Ice Climbing, Dog Sledding, Mountaineering, Cross Country Skiing, Mountain Safety Courses and more await you, whether for just a day or a week long adventure. You won't find crowds or lift lines here... just peace, tranquility, and mountains of winter adventure.

Backcountry Skiing

Backcountry skiing, day trips, courses, ski guides...

Backcountry Skiing Directory »

Cross-Country Skiing

Whatever your experience or fitness level, you're sure to find the amount of challenge you're looking for in cross country skiing right here in Canmore.

Cross-Country Skiing Directory »

Dog Sledding

A fun and exciting winter activity, dog sledding in the Canadian Rockies will offer you memories of a lifetime!

Dog Sledding Directory »

Ice Climbing

Find information about ice climbing courses, programs, fully guided trips...

Ice Climbing Directory »

Mountain Safety

Avalanche awareness, mountain skills and safety training are an absolute "must" and can contribute greatly to the enjoyment and exhilaration of your back country experience.

Mountain Safety Directory »


Awesome scenery, professional guides, pure mountain air and an exhilarating adventure await you in Canmore Alberta Canada, the gateway to your Canadian Rockies adventure.

Mountaineering Directory »

Ski & Snowboard Guide

With 4 world-class ski resorts within a short drive, Canmore is the hub for skiing and snowboarding in the Canadian Rockies (jump to ski map). If you're planning on a skiing or snowboarding vacation in Western Canada, you'll want to check out some of the powder snow at Banff's Sunshine Village, Mount Norquay, Lake Louise or Nakiska.

Canmore Alberta Ski & Snowboard Guide »

In the winter months, there's plenty of fresh powder snow and easy access to local world-class skiing and snowboarding areas. The Canmore Nordic Centre also offers some of the best cross country skiing in the world. If skiing is not for you, there's ice fishing, dogsled adventure trips, ice climbing and much more vacation fun to keep you busy.

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