We just got back from our annual Family Day Long Weekend ski trip to Lake Louise. We were gifted with some amazing powder all weekend and skiing conditions were simply amazing. Even more amazing was that the crowds were relatively light and we were able to get in a lot of great runs every day!
For the last several years we’ve been taking a ski vacation around the family day long weekend, usually with one or two other families that we ski with regularly. Due to the Canadian dollar tanking we definitely planned to stay in Canada, and because we have a Family Season’s Pass at Lake Louise this year it was a pretty easy decision to take advantage of that. So this we year we booked a hotel right in Lake Louise village and invited some friends to join us there!
There are quite a few "classic" hikes in the Lake Louise area that we've never done in all the years that we've lived here. One of the big reasons for that is because the whole area is incredibly popular and always busy, especially in the peak summer months. We finally made the effort to do the hike from the Chateau Lake Louise up to the Plain of Six Glaciers on Canada Day this year.Although maybe not the most popular or well known of the hikes in the area, I'm … Continue Reading ››
This will be the last skiing video for awhile, I promise. In fact I wasn't even going to do another one this time, but it was such a beautiful day and I really don't have any video of Louise or I skiing, so I changed my mind. It was a perfect day for skiing and we had lots of fun even though there hadn't been any new snow in awhile. We're not "Big White Whiners" though so we had a blast anyway!
So this isn't actually directly family related, but it was a lot of fun to make and I like it, so I thought I would share it here anyway...I made this after a skiing trip to Lake Louise with my buddy Eddy on Friday. Eddy's a great skier and we have a great time bombing all over the mountain together. It was an amazing day of blue skies, warm weather, and there was still some fresh powder to be found (if you know where to look)!This video honestly doesn't do a great job of … Continue Reading ››
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