Twelve Months of HI
June is a wonderful time to visit Nelson. Nestled on a magnificent expanse of glacier-fed lakeshore in the Selkirk Mountains, midway between Calgary, AB, and Vancouver, BC, Nelson provides a breathtaking landscape that attracts outdoor adventurers of every age and taste. Read more »
Not sure yet what to do or where to go in May? Well, just come and visit us in Prince Rupert! We are right on the wild and beautiful Northwest Coast.
There is no better month to head up here than May! This is officially the start of the tourist season and it’s our sunniest month. You might not want to leave again once you experience this city on a sunny day! Read more »
Need some Island time? HI-Nanaimo has three accommodation packages available, we are sure one of them is just what you are looking for!
This month is dedicated to Quebec City. Former HI-Toronto assistant manager and Quebec City newbie Rebecca has written the following blog which we hope will get you in the mood for a mini-break in this beautiful city:
Have you ever been given the advice to travel like a local? As a fellow adventurer, I know it’s a lot of fun to venture off the beaten path – but often that’s easier said than done. How do you know where the locals go, if you’re not a local yourself? Read more »
It’s Friday night in Montréal and the métro is jam-packed. No big deal…but something in the crowd is a little odd. Nobody seems to be dressed up for a night out in town. Instead, everybody is wearing snowsuits of a bygone era. An era when mixing turquoise, purple and acid yellow was mainstream fashion. And where does this guy thinks he is going with ski goggles on his head? There are stairs leading to the top of the city’s only mountain… Read more »
In the countryside, winter turns everything bright and sparkling. On a ski slope it turns life thrilling. But what about the cities? It can soak everything in slush and Montréal is no exception…but wait! It’s not a reason to stop living. Montréal’s festive reputation isn’t built on melting snow and some amazing events take place in winter. There is plenty to see and do in Montreal in February, and a fair bit in March too, so this month we are dedicating two months to Montreal. Here’s a few of those happenings: Read more »
Photo credit: www.tourismfernie.com Written by guest blogger: Sadie.
My big epic powder story started at The Kodiak Lounge, when I was enjoying some apre ski action after a day of riding in Fernie. At around 6pm we looked out the window and literally saw snow balls falling out of the sky.....yes snowflakes almost the size of mini snowballs! Within only one hour approx. 25cm of fresh snow had accumulated on the front patio of the hostel, which lead to a huge impromptu snow ball fight and tons of excitement. Everyone knew they were heading to bed early, fat skis ready to get first tracks the following morning. Read more »
Photo credit: www.tourismfernie.com
Looking for some snow action in January? Look no further than Fernie, B.C. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Fernie boasts the most ski runs in the Canadian Rockies! With over 140 ski runs, five alpine bowls, and 32 ft of powder annually. The new polar peak chair provides a whopping 3,500ft vertical in one ski run...the most vertical in the Canadian Rockies! Plus, there's two world class cat skiing operations, ski doo tours, dog sleighing, an array of cross country and snow shoe trails and horse drawn sleigh rides. Read more »