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Fall Season Pass Sale on Now
Wednesday, 07 October 2015 by

Our fall season pass sale is on now it’s your last chance to save on Season Passes & Ski School this season.  Call 1-800-258-7669 to purchase or order online, buy before October 17th to save!  

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Save on Skis – Buy Last Years Model!
Thursday, 01 October 2015 by

Looking for a great deal on skis? We’ve still got some stock from last year that needs to go! Available are high performance skis from HEAD for carving, all mountain and powder including the Rev 90 Pro, the Supershape Titan, Supershape Magnum and Mya 8, available from Dynastar – the Outland 87 and Outland 80

Mappy Hour – New Calgary Event
Wednesday, 23 September 2015 by

New York City-based OutdoorFest is expanding their popular Mappy Hour program internationally to Calgary this October!  A Happy Hour night with a twist, it offers a chance to meet fellow skiers, backpackers, kayakers, climbers and adventure buddies and to plan adventure packed trips with a like-minded outdoor community.  Launching this new event series in New York

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Opening Date Announced!
Monday, 21 September 2015 by

Our tentative weekend opening date for the 2015/2016 season will be Saturday November 7th, with full opening tentatively on December 4th.  With a few snowstorms already having hit Kananaskis, hopefully it’s a foreshadow of a great winter! See who else is going on opening day – join our Facebook event.  See our online events calendar for

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A Candid Interview with Olympic Medalist Jan Hudec
Wednesday, 16 September 2015 by

Alpine Canada recently sat down with Jan Hudec for a candid interview discussing his biggest fear, favourite music, his long standing nickname, what he enjoys in the off season and much more.  Jan is an accomplished skier, with a long career earning many accomplishments including being the first Canadian in 20 years to win an alpine Olympic medal in 2014 in the

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Calgary Mountain Filmfest – Tickets on Sale now!
Monday, 14 September 2015 by

Coming to Calgary on October 21st is Mountain Film on Tour! Started in Telluride – Fernie, Kimberley, Kicking Horse, Nakiska, Kokanee and X92.9 have partnered with The Gateway at SAIT to bring Calgarians the opportunity to be inspired, educated and entertained with films exploring cultures, our environment and adventure. Doors Open at 6pm, Films start

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Recruitment Sessions across Canada
Thursday, 10 September 2015 by

Is your dream job in the mountains? We’re having recruitment sessions across Canada from September 13 to 22 – pre apply for an interview from the Employment Section on our website. Wondering what it’s like to work a ski season at Nakiska?  Check out what real employees said on our Youtube Channel.

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Family friendly guide to skiing/snowboarding at Nakiska, Calgary’s Closest Mountain
Thursday, 03 September 2015 by

Words & Photos by Tanya Koob I remember our first family downhill ski trip in great clarity because I had been extremely apprehensive of the whole sport as a “family experience.” My husband and I had done a lot of resort skiing back in the “good old days” before kids but had been nervous to try

Getting Ready for Winter!
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 by

We’re making some exciting ‘behind the scene’ upgrades over the summer to our snowmaking system including rerouting & cooling!  Step one of our new snowmaking pump house is to reroute the existing pipe. Pictures show us putting the new pipe together, ready for trench and back filling. Once done the new pump house will allow us

Farmer’s Almanac predicts snowy winter
Thursday, 20 August 2015 by

While some people might not be very excited by the Farmer’s Almanac prediction of having a ‘harsh and cold’ winter, here at Nakiska Ski Area we’re looking forward to it!  The Old Farmer’s Almanac has been published since 1792 and using over 200 years of weather data, makes predictions for the upcoming seasons each year when

Hiking, Biking & Aerial Adventures in B.C
Friday, 03 July 2015 by

Fernie Alpine Resort & Kicking Horse Mountain Resort in British Columbia have both opened for their summer seasons!  Visit Fernie Alpine Resort this summer to experience lift accessed Hiking & Mountain Biking, or try the Aerial Park and a visit to Nature Bob’s Interpretive Centre.  At Kicking Horse Mountain Resort, climb Terminator’s Peak on the

Earlybird Season Pass & Ski School Sale ends Saturday!
Tuesday, 23 June 2015 by

It’s your last chance to take advantage of our Earlybird Season Pass & Ski School sale.  Sale ends on Saturday, June 27th!  Order Online now!            

$199 Season Pass Returns – Ski Community Rejoices!
Thursday, 11 June 2015 by

Posted June 2015 The deal that took the entire industry by surprise last season has returned for the 2015/2016 ski season!  With a season pass at Nakiska just $199 during the Earlybird Season pass sale again guests as well as media have noticed. Guest Comments; “AWESOME NEWS!!!! Am amazing opportunity for family fitness!” – Kathy P.

No Blackout Date Season Passes (and other Nakiska Tips)
Thursday, 11 June 2015 by

You didn’t read that wrong!  This season, purchase the $199 Nakiska Adult Season Pass during our Earlybird sale and ride Nakiska all season long with no blackout dates! Other money saving offers at Nakiska include; Family Season Pass  Purchase a Nakiska family season pass during our Earlybird sale for just $499.  With a family of

Wings Gear Lease Program Returns
Thursday, 11 June 2015 by

Wings Gear Lease Program Returns on or before 17th April 2016. If Equipment is not returned, before the cut off date, credit cards will be charged $99+GST at that point.    

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NEW this season with your Nakiska season pass purchase, you can ‘add on’ two tickets at your choice of Fernie Alpine Resort, Kimberley Alpine Resort or Kicking Horse Mountain Resort for just $59.95 (regular value up to $179.90)! Don’t forget to add it onto your pass before you check out! Purchase your pass online or

POWDER MATT

One year, while his friends were busy getting jobs and settling down, a young ‘Powder’ Matt Mosteller spent 63 days living in his car so he could ski every day. Now, 20 years later, Powder Matt has settled down a bit, but he’s still seeking outdoor adventure and his stories can be seen regularly in the Calgary Herald, Vancouver Sun, Explore Magazine and many others. His first book, described by The Calgary Herald as “a handbook for living life to the fullest,” The Adventurer’s Guide to Living a Happy Life offers 63 daily meditations to help you broaden your horizons and achieve the ‘goosebump’ moments in life (sleeping in the car is optional). Powder Matt is a crusader, constantly trying to find ways to fight childhood obesity, and getting people ‘outside’. Follow Powder Matt and his adventures through life on his blog.

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