Alberta's grandeur and beauty is apparent from the first moment of arrival. Rolling foothills, intimidating mountain ranges, spectacular scenery and wildlife are just a few of Alberta's more distinct natural landmarks. Most impressive are Alberta's Rocky Mountains, which facilitate the world famous winter resort towns of Banff, Jasper, Canmore, Lake Louise and Waterton.
This region offers everything from downhill skiing and snowboarding to ice hiking and wildlife watching. It is hard to find a more beautiful, rugged, crowd free and thrilling territory for a winter vacation.
British Columbia invigorates winter vacationers with clean mountain air, and an abundant and untouched wilderness. British Columbia's destination resorts offer winter activities from powder skiing to dogsledding, and are consistently rated amongst the best ski resorts in North America, with Whistler/Blackcomb consistently rated No 1 in North America.
The diverse geography and sheer size of British Columbia ensures that there is always great skiing somewhere in this winter wonderland. There are downhill ski and snowboard resorts in all six regions, offering world-class skiing throughout British Columbia.
With an average annual snowfall of 3 metres between the months of November and April, Quebec offers exceptional conditions for the alpine traveller.
A million people travel to Québec every winter, to take advantage of the ski slopes and snowboarding trails. Québec's skiing spreads across two mountain ranges, the Laurentian Mountains and the Appalachians. Most of the 90 ski stations are located near to Québec City or Montréal.
The stylish resorts nestled directly at the foot of the hills offer top class skiing, snowboarding and après-ski activities.