Category Archives: Winter

Johnston Canyon Winter Hike- Banff National Park

One of the most pleasant and beautiful times to hike Johnston Canyon is winter when the canyon is blanketed with sparkling snow and towering icicles. Compared to summer, the Johnston Canyon hike has a whole different atmosphere in winter. The scenery is frosty, the trail is quiet, and the two main highlights along Johnston Canyon...

Ice Skating in Edmonton- The Best Edmonton Outdoor Skating Rinks

Once freezing temperatures descend on Edmonton, the city constructs several outdoor skating rinks in parks and public spaces. With so many places to go skating in Edmonton, from picturesque river valley parks to community league rinks, it’s no wonder ice skating is one of the top winter activities in Edmonton. Whether you’re heading out on...

Abraham Lake Bubbles- How to See the Frozen Bubbles in Abraham Lake

Abraham Lake is stunning in every season, but it really dazzles in the winter when its turquoise water freezes to reveal thousands of white bubbles below the surface. The Abraham Lake bubbles are an intriguing winter wonder, an icy spectacle of patterns and shapes frozen in form. Framing these beautiful bubbles are deep cracks, inverted...

Cline River Falls Hike in Winter- David Thompson Country

In winter, the Cline River Canyon near Nordegg is transformed into an icy wonderland with crisp blue water and frozen waterfalls draping the rugged rock walls. The short and easy Cline River Falls hike is an enjoyable way to experience the beauty of Cline River Canyon in winter. The hike passes by an impressive viewpoint...

Alberta Ski Resorts- The Best Ski Areas in the Rockies

With several great ski resorts in Alberta scattered throughout the Rocky Mountains, and one of the longest ski seasons in the world, there’s no doubt that Alberta is the perfect destination for a ski trip in the Canadian Rockies. Where to Go Skiing in Alberta- The Best Alberta Ski Resorts From world-class, sprawling mountain resorts...


At Adventure Alberta, you’ll find locally written guides to Alberta’s outdoor recreation areas. From national and provincial parks to lesser known conservation sites, we’re busy discovering the best places to hike, bike, paddle, ski, and explore so you can plan your own active, Alberta Adventure!