Canmore/Kananaskis, Alberta – the gateway to Banff National Park. It was a Canadian Pacific Rail switching station and a juicy vein of coal that were responsible for Canmore’s 1883 humble beginnings. With a current population of over 15,000, Canmore hosts over 2,000 hotel/motel rooms and more than 100 Bed & Breakfast establishments. With three championship golf courses and the 70 km of groomed cross country ski trails of the famed Canmore Nordic Centre, this little mountain community attracts a wide variety of outdoor enthusiasts. Nestled at the base of the Three Sisters and Mount Rundle, Canmore is the perfect place to hold your next meeting or retreat.
To the southwest of Banff National Park, ‘K Country’ as it is known, is an unspoiled paradise. Full of picture perfect mountain scenery, wildlife and flora, Kananaskis Country can be visited at any time of the year. This is a legendary landscape that celebrates a history that is as rich as it is fascinating. Early explorers marveled at its spectacular beauty; now it is your turn. Here you will discover a variety of mountain lifestyle activities and adventures complimented wth such ease of accessibility and surprising affordability. There are excellent cross-country skiing trails, which become stunning hiking trails in the spring. Whether you stay in a manor, lodge or luxury hotel, the facilities in ‘K-Country’ offer superb accommodation and outstanding services.