Embrace the wonders of winter as Alberta’s epic backcountry snowfalls make this province a winter adventurer’s paradise. Whether you ski or snowshoe, this adventure layer offers more winter recreation areas than a person could possibly visit in a single lifetime and will help you uncover Alberta’s notorious backcountry like never before. Enjoy the breathtaking views and discover wildlife tracks, as you trek across the diverse and freshly powdered backcountry terrain.
In addition to pinpointing all the popular ski sites and snowshoe trail networks, with this Adventure Layer, you will also have access to wildlife viewing areas, backcountry ski touring and exclusive out of the way sites, few have ever heard of.
In addition to geo-referencing the Winter Recreation Points of Interest, we have included short descriptions on most of these sites. These write-ups include location, trail names, trail activities (backcountry skiing, cross-country skiing, downhill skiing, snowshoeing, etc..), trail length, trail difficulty (easy, moderate, difficult), elevation gain, highlights, grooming and facilities, directions and access points, trailheads, trail fees (if applicable) and much more.
With so much to see and so many places to explore, here is a list of Points of Interest, features and highlights included with the Winter Adventure Layer.
- Winter Recreation Areas
- Backcountry Skiing Routes
- Backcountry Ski Touring Areas
- Cross-Country Skiing Areas
- Downhill Skiing Areas
- Snowshoeing Areas
- Trail Distances, Difficulty, Elevation Gain
- Winter Recreation Tips
- Wildlife Viewing Areas
- Facilities & Amenities
- Trail Activities
- Trail Fees
- And More…