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Alberta Ski Resorts Open For Business!

Vicky November 9th, 2012

We celebrated the official opening of Lake Louise & Sunshine Village ski areas today, with coffees, cakes and ski themed gingerbread biscuits in the Ski Independence office.

Thanks must go to Travel Alberta who very kindly provided all the treats, and here are a few photos of what was consumed this morning to fuel our day of work in the office!

Amazing ski themed biscuits

For a quick taster of what you can experience on and off the mountain in Alberta, have a look at this inspirational video: Read the rest of this entry »

Banff/Lake Louise – best winter in 80 years

Gordon June 12th, 2012

With Banff and Lake Louise in the middle of their best winter in over 80 years we decided it was time that a few of us from the team headed over to Alberta to see what all the fuss was about.  It was a quick trip, just 5 nights in Canada, but in that time we skied 3 resorts, visited over 30 hotels and drove over 1300 kilometers along one of the world’s most scenic routes, The Icefields Parkway.

The skiing was amazing, Sunshine (close to Banff) offered us new snow and cold temperatures and Lake Louise a powder day – we were really spoiled.

If you’ve never skied there before here are a few of my tips for you: Read the rest of this entry »

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