Winter Activities

Ever dreamed of a white mountain Christmas? Canmore is the such a beautiful place in winter with snow covered mountains, frozen lakes and quite often, beautiful blue skies. Whether you love art galleries and museums or you’re a foodie, nature lover, snow bird or extreme sport junkie, there is something for everyone.

Winter is generally from mid-November to mid-May. Check out Canmore’s weather and climate.


Rockies Rentals has affiliation with Discover Banff Tours, a locally operated Tour Company that specializes in personal, small-group tours. Winter tours include dog sledding, sleigh rides, ice walks, snowshoeing, snowmobiling and helicopter tours.

Click here to view and book Discover Banff Tours now.

Rockies Rentals is also affiliated with The Adventure Hub, a locally operated tour booking platform. They offer  cave tours, brewery, distillery tours and many other tours that operate during winter.

Click here to view and book with The Adventure Hub now.

Downhill Skiing

Rockies Rentals has affiliation with SkiBig3. SkiBig3 encompasses Sunshine Village, Lake Louise and Mt Norquay, the three ski resorts in the area. The resorts are open from November to May, check their webpage for exact dates. Guests can pre-book their rentals and ski tickets here.

Cross Country Skiing

Canmore Nordic Centre offers 65km of groomed cross country ski trails as well as snowshoeing and fat biking.

For more areas to cross country ski check out

Fat Biking

For trails around Canmore and Kananaskis click here.

Rentals: Trail Sports (at the Canmore Nordic Centre) and Rebound Cycle.

Snow Shoeing

Go for guided tours with Discover Banff Tours, see above or rent a pair of snowshoes and make your own adventure.

Adventure Tour Providers

Do you want learn the skills required to go ice climbing, back country skiing and mountaineering during your stay here? There are locally run companies in the area; Yamnuska Mountain Adventures, Mountain Skills Academy and Adventures, Canadian Rockies Mountain Guides and OnTop Mountaineering.

Ice Skating

There are a few rinks around Canmore that are maintained by the town of Canmore. Click here for updates and details for each rink.