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Get the kids on the slopes with Ski Canada SnowPass

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Winter in Canada can have some benefits. Really. It’s a source of pride in our country to bundle up, brace for the lower end – the sub-zero – of the thermometer, and go outside and play in the cold white stuff. It’s almost a patriotic duty, though on the west coast we don’t feel quite the same bravery venturing out into our annual winter rains. The Canadian Ski Council and the nation’s ski resort areas have made it easy for Canadian families with…

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The Big White Ski Resort tagline says it all: It's the Snow. But it's so much more than that for travelling families looking for winter holiday fun. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

It’s the Snow: Big White Ski Resort with Kids

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The Big White Ski Resort tagline says it all: It’s the Snow. Big White receives an annual snowfall of 24.5 feet of dry, fluffy snow, known as Champagne Powder. It’s light stuff, which makes for truly amazing ski conditions. As with any great ski resort, there’s so much more to Big White than just that all-important fluffy white stuff. Big White also has great family-friendly amenities, a lovely village atmosphere, and loads of natural BC beauty that appeals to ski enthusiasts from all over…

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Whistler resort is the number one ski destination in North America again. Here's what's new and exciting at Whistler for your winter travel season. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Whistler Resort is the Best in North America, Again

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SKI Magazine readers have ranked Whistler resort as the number one ski destination in North America, again. The Whistler folks are certainly chuffed by this good news, as they get set to open the mountain in just over two months’ time, on November 27. So what’s bright, shiny and new at Whistler for this upcoming ski season? New Cabins on the Whistler Village Gondola Hooray, less awkward perching on a gondola shelf. Whistler Blackcomb is making the journey to the alpine a lot more enjoyable…

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TransPack Ski Bags Gear Review

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If you’re a skier or snowboarder, or better yet, a parenting version of same, then happy day! The days of missing gloves and goggles are numbered. Through our participation in the annual Passports with Purpose fundraiser and sheer luck, we were the very happy recipients of a family-pack of Transpack’s XT1 & XTW ski bags. We had the opportunity to field test these fab bags on our recent trip to Big White Ski Resort in Kelowna, British Columbia, and we couldn’t have been happier with how…

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Whistler Blackcomb is one of the top ski resorts in the world, and they love families! Top reasons why you should plan family ski fun at Whistler resort. (via thetravellingmom.ca)

Why you should plan family ski fun at Whistler Blackcomb

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We love to ski and board as a family. Living so very close to the awesome snow playground of Whistler Blackcomb, we try to get up there as often as time and life’s responsibilities permit. The resort has made families a priority for some time now, so if you’re thinking of a snow holiday this season, here are some great reasons why you should bundle the kids and skis and plan a trip to Whistler, British Columbia, Canada. It’s BIG Whistler Blackcomb…

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