Thinking of taking a trip to Canmore this January?

Here’s some ideas to keep your family entertained!

The weathers been fairly warm for winter so far, but we always suggest packing warm! The weather in the mountains can be unpredictable!


Snow days Ice Festival: Starting January 19th , A two week festival celebrating the beauty of winter!

Snow Sculptures -Jan 19th

Skijoring -Jan 20th

Ice magic – Jan 26 & 28th

Bear street live entertainment – Jan 19th – Feb 4th


Things to do:

For any winter hikes and trails we highly recommend spikes or crampons maybe even hiking poles to keep everyone in your group safe.

There are plenty rental companies through out town, including one in the same plaza as our office if you’re looking to come and say hi and meet our team šŸ™‚

Rentals – skis, snowboards, climbing gear, crampons etc.: Gear upĀ 

Grotto Canyon ice walk

Johnston Canyon trailĀ 

Visit the Nordic SpaĀ 

Relax at the upper hot springsĀ 

Snowshoe at the Nordic Center

Go tubing at Norquay or rent toboggans from our office to hit the hills around town!


Good Eats:


Rocky mountain bagels, for when you’re headed out for a busy day and need breakfast to go!

Chez Francois, think delicious all day breakfast for when you’re burnt out from the slopes and not quite ready to wake up before breakfast ends.



Rocket pie because who doesn’t love stone baked pizzas?

Highline Cafe and lounge for a quick coffee recharge and some delicious sandwiches



Iron Goat has a variety of options for those picky eaters

Fergus and bix for great nightly specials