Employee spotlight: Jack Kent

Employee spotlight: Jack Kent

Last winter, Jack Kent clocked up 91 days on snow – 65 days of riding and 26 days of skiing. So, he’s a natural fit for a workplace that lives and breathes winter sports: Ultimate Ski & Ride, one of Banff’s best-known rental gear stores. Whether he’s at work as a...
Expert Freeride Zones

Expert Freeride Zones

If you’re a powder chaser and want to push your own limits on the steep and deep, here are some recommendations from Dan Evans, Ski Big 3 Ambassador and one of our head office staffers: Banff Sunshine – Delerium Dive: Requiring avalanche gear and a partner...
Banff’s Top 5 Family adventures

Banff’s Top 5 Family adventures

Skiing as a family comes with its own challenges and rewards, here are 5 great ways to spend a day out in Banff: 1. Ski the morning at Norquay and Tube the afternoon – Mt Norquay has long been a locals hill to take kids with ample beginner terrain and...
Next stop adventure

Next stop adventure

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Backcountry in Banff NP

Backcountry in Banff NP

Here are some places to get started on Backcountry adventures in Banff: 1. Hire a guide – there’s no better way to get out in the backcountry than to hire a local guide with knowledge of the snow and terrain conditions. 2. Guidebook – Summits and...