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2019

November 12, 2019 - 6 Great Reasons To Hike & Ski Aspen's Highland Bowl
Find out why you should visit this iconic alpine bowl at Aspen Snowmass.


November 6, 2019 - 6 Must-Do Winter Activities Without Your Ski Boots in Banff and Lake Louise
Check out this list of six must-do activities to try without your ski boots on your visit to Banff and Lake Louise.


October 22, 2019 - 6 Great Activities to Enjoy Off the Slopes at Whistler Blackcomb
Learn more about some great activities to try off the slopes on your trip to Whistler Blackcomb.


October 17, 2019 - 8 Amazing Things To Try on Your Visit to Big White
Discover some amazing activity that you can try at Big White Ski Resort.


October 10, 2019 - 7 Family-Friendly Activities to Try on Your Visit to SilverStar
Experience a wide range of family-friendly activities at this resort in the Okanagan valley!


October 9, 2019 - 9 Instagram-Worthy Spots to Visit on Your Banff and Lake Louise Trip
Our team has put together a list of nine great spots that you must capture on your trip.


September 19, 2019 - 7 Great Reasons To Visit Sun Peaks This Winter
Find out why you should visit Sun Peaks this winter.


September 10, 2019 - Panorama: The Authentic Big Mountain Experience
Learn more about what sets this resort apart here.


September 7, 2019 - Which Resort Has the Biggest Vertical Drop in North America?
Want to know what ski resort in North America offers the biggest vertical drop? Get the definitive breakdown.


September 4, 2019 - Biggest Ski Resorts in North America
Learn more about the biggest ski resorts in both Canada and the USA here.


August 28, 2019 - Best Ski Resorts for Your Guys Trip
The resorts on this list are our top destinations in North America for a guys ski trip.


August 22, 2019 - Best Places to Ski in April
Check out this list of the best places to ski in April — take your spring skiing to the next level!


August 13, 2019 - Best Places to Go Skiing in December
Based on our team’s years of experience in the industry, we have selected some of the best places to go skiing in December.


June 21, 2019 - The New Zealand Ski Chronicles
Later this summer Karen Nasmith, President of Skican and a few traveling friends will ski New Zealand. This is an account of what they are learning about the area.


June 20, 2019 - 5 Reasons to Book Your Ski Vacation Early with Skican
It’s never too early to start thinking about this year’s ski trip. Learn why you should book your vacation early with Skican in this blog.


2018

December 19, 2018 - The Best Hockey I ever played Skiing at Big White
When we plan ski adventures, we dream of the best snow, the greatest runs, no line ups, and great weather. But it’s often the unexpected or unplanned moments that take our breath away. My family found it at Big White Ski Resort, BC.


November 19, 2018 - Best March Break Ski Deals in Canada
Are you looking for March Break ski deals in Canada? Skican offers ski packages specifically designed for families in both Ontario and Quebec with school-aged children. Learn more about these packages below!


November 15, 2018 - 5 Tips for Easy Dining in Whistler
Get quick five tips for easy dining in Whistler — and making sure that you, your partner, and your family successfully avoid 'hanger'!


October 1, 2018 - What is a Ski Escape?
The Ski Escapes are Skican’s signature Hosted Group Trips. Each Ski Escape includes lodgings, good eats, and amazing skiing, at a value price. You can join with a friend, solo, or with a small group — and meet new ski friends. You will be in the company of a small but diverse group of like-minded travelers, who like to get outside and be active.


September 28, 2018 - Where is the Best Place to Ski in Europe?
Europe is an amazing ski destination that can offer a true cultural experience, both on and off the slopes. Learn about the best places to ski in Europe in this article.


August 30, 2018 - Your First Time Guide to Heli-Skiing
First-time heli-skiing can be intimidating — even for the most advanced skiers — but it can also be one of the most amazing experiences of your life. Learn more about going on your first heli-skiing trip here.


August 30, 2018 - 4 Quick Tips for Backcountry Skiing
Backcountry skiing can be incredibly rewarding, with perfect powder conditions and beautiful terrain to explore, but you need to be safe and plan ahead. Read our quick tips for backcountry skiing here.


August 27, 2018 - 7 Best Family Ski Resorts in Western Canada
Western Canada is packed with fantastic destinations for a family ski vacation. Read our blog to learn about the best family ski resorts in the area.


August 8, 2018 - A Bike Tour to Remember in the Kootenays, B.C
This 3-day cycling tour in the West Kootenays, B.C. delivers the goods, with big mountain and lake views, quiet roads, and support. Nelson or bust!


June 22, 2018 - Your First Ski Trip: Planning, Packing & More
Few experiences in life compare to the adventure and excitement of your first ski trip — and it only gets better with time.


June 22, 2018 - 8 Best Ski-In Ski-Out Resorts in Canada
Ski-in ski-out accommodations at resorts tend to be the most desirable spots on the hill because they allow you the flexibility to walk out the door, strap on your skis, and go! Learn about the best ski-in ski-out resorts in Canada.


May 1, 2018 - EPIC Pass vs. IKON Pass – Which Ski Pass is Right for Me?
Now that skiers/boarders have two interesting multi-resort pass options before them for the 2018-19 season, the big question is, which pass?


January 30, 2018 - Whistler Blackcomb and its Magnetic Pull
Whistler Blackcomb is a year-round resort located just 2 hours from Vancouver along the famous Sea to Sky Highway. Consistently ranked the numero uno ski resort in North America, it has an average snowfall of 11 meters (38 ft) and the most terrain and acreage on the continent.


January 4, 2018 - The 7 Unique Ski Resorts on B.C.’s Famous Powder Highway
British Columbia’s world-renowned Powder Highway is home to seven spectacular ski resorts, each with its own unique appeal for visitors.


2017

December 19, 2017 - 5 Alpine Experiences you can only have in Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks has been a Skican favourite since our inception. It is Canada's second largest ski area with so much to offer.


November 14, 2017 - A Perfect Day at Whistler with Your Family
Whistler is a resort with a big reputation — consistently ranked as the top ski resort in North America, it has the largest combined ski area on the continent. It’s also a great place for a family ski vacation, with a wide variety of activities to experience on and off the mountain.


September 29, 2017 - A Perfect Day at Sun Peaks
Sun Peaks Resort offers adventure, relaxation, and perfect skiing conditions. Find out what a perfect day looks like at Sun Peaks in this blog!


September 20, 2017 - What to Expect from Your Visit to Big White
An interview with Chris Heck and Dave House regarding their recent trip to Big White, BC.


August 6, 2017 - Garlic Goat Brie from Whitewater


July 31, 2017 - A love letter to Silver Star


June 28, 2017 - Les 10 meilleures raisons de conduire sur «The Powder Highway»


June 22, 2017 - Top 10 Reasons to ride the Powder Highway


May 3, 2017 - Thank you for building ski memories


March 8, 2017 - Whitewater Diaries: Pure, Simple and Real... DEEP


January 18, 2017 - Here are a few of our favourite things ...Whistler
Courtesy of Afton Edington, Tourism Whistler


2016

December 23, 2016 - 5 Reasons why Jasper/Marmot Basin is so special


November 29, 2016 - Why SilverStar Has Been My Family’s Ski Destination for Over 15 Years


October 15, 2016 - Finding peace in the mountains - Sun Peaks


October 14, 2016 - Canadian Ski Council Recognizes the Best in the Business


September 29, 2016 - There's a mountain calling you!


August 3, 2016 - The 5 Best Ski Areas to Explore in Western Canada (Part 2)


July 12, 2016 - The 5 Best Ski Areas to Explore in Western Canada (Part 1)


March 13, 2016 - 4 Great Reasons To Book A Group Ski Trip With Skican