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q. I hear that Canada has the best snowboarding camps. Where should I take my family?—T.M., Norfolk, Va. a. Most of Canada's major winter resorts have added special practice areas with ramps and jumps, and teachers certified by the Canadian Asso...
Only a few years ago, bicycle touring was the domain of the athletic and adventurous, people who were willing to load up their bikes with 40 pounds of camping gear and set forth on their own. It has since entered the mainstream; there are now hund...
“I first went to Banff nearly twenty years ago for a fund-raiser for LightHawk, an environmental group that takes policy makers—congressmen, senators—up in the air in small planes so they can see what’s happening deep inside the forests. Since the...
The wild ranges of ice-mantled peaks along Canada's Continental Divide have lured fair-weather travelers for more than a century. But it's only in the last three decades that the major resorts have stayed open year-round, and gradually the wintert...
Reliable snow, great scenery, uncrowded slopes, big verticals at relatively low altitudes, a good variety of lodging, and a discounted Canadian dollar all make for an irresistible ski destination. Banff Mount Norquay Four miles north of Banff; 1,...