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Excerpt: All-Time High

An unprecedented number of visitors are heading to Banff National Park, with a million more tourists passing through the gates in just the last five years. Has the beloved park reached its limits? [...]

Excerpt: Up, at Work

Chris Perry doesn’t mind that you’ve never heard of him, but you should. Geoff Powter profiles one of the Rockies’ most prolific routebuilders and discovers what motivates him to set the path for others to follow. [...]

Excerpt: Masters of Mountain Knowledge

They have achieved the pinnacle of Rockies knowledge. Master Interpreters are integral members of the Interpretive Guides Association, nominated by their peers to receive the highest accreditation for knowledge sharing. The Canadian Rockies Annual put three such interpreters to the test with questions crowd-sourced from our readers. 
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Excerpt: Believe and Begin

Mt. Everest has followed Sharon Wood wherever she goes since her historic ascent of the peak in 1986. Over three decades later, her memoir Rising not only chronicles that achievement, but also culminates a writing process as challenging as the climb itself. [...]

Excerpt: Lost Obelisks of the Rockies

Jerry Auld walks through history and into the alpine to discover a piece of Alberta’s heritage, finding evidence that hasn't seen sunlight since it was first placed. [...]

Giveaway: Books + Brews is Back!

We've teamed up with Rocky Mountain Books and Banff Roasting Company to bring you our latest giveaway, valued at $240 CAD! This "Books and Brews" pack features an assortment of books and coffee products [...]

Win a Fjällräven Keb Touring Down Jacket

Here's one for men or ladies: one lucky winner this month is going to receive a Fjallraven Keb Touring Down Jacket (value $550 CAD!). This light and compressible goose down jacket is perfect for chilly winter outings. [...]

Giveaway: The Perfect Package for Book and Coffee Lovers!

We've teamed up with Rocky Mountain Books and Kicking Horse Coffee to bring you our latest giveaway, valued at $500 CAD! This "Books and Brews" pack features an assortment of books and coffee products – the perfect combo as we head into winter and a season of outdoor play followed by well-earned downtime. See our entry information below for how you can win this prize package! [...]

Rockies Shred Fest 2019 Recap + See the Films You Missed!

Five hundred winter enthusiasts descended on Wild Bill's on October 17 for another sold-out night of pre-season stoke at Rockies: Shred Fest! The town is still buzzing from a night of ski and snowboard films, our mountain tradeshow, door prizes (including a Season's Pass from Ski Big 3), and the Banff premiere of DREAM JOB. See which films won, and watch them here! [...]

Rocky Mountain Books Celebrates 40 Years

Today, guidebooks grace the bookshelves and coffee tables of many outdoor enthusiasts, and in the Canadian Rockies, most of the go-to guide books can be accredited to a small, but mighty, publishing company and proud partner of Crowfoot Media. [...]

Journey to the Centre

We all go outside to clear our heads, but some of us have more clearing out to do than others. Margo Talbot delves into the destructive forces of post-traumatic stress and how nature's healing power can bring us back into balance. [...]

2019 Canmore Folk Music Festival (August 3-5)

Crowfoot Media is proud to partner with the Canmore Folk Music Festival! The longest running folk music festival in Alberta, this annual Bow Valley gathering showcases 30+ individual acts or performers on stages throughout Canmore. [...]

Excerpt: From the Den and Back Again

It’s the ultimate question for many women, yet not all spend their working hours hanging off mountains and helicopter slings. How does motherhood fit in the picture for a mountain guide? [...]

Excerpt: Leading the Way

It’s the ultimate question for many women, yet not all spend their working hours hanging off mountains and helicopter slings. How does motherhood fit in the picture for a mountain guide? [...]

Three Things I’ve Learned: Lloyd “Kiwi” Gallagher

As a climber, member of Canada's 1982 expedition to Mt. Everest, ACMG guide, Summit of Excellence Award winner, and beloved member of the Banff community, Lloyd "Kiwi" Gallagher has had many such moments. Turning 80 this year, Kiwi shares what he's learned throughout his many decades spent in the mountains.  [...]

Banff’s Backyard Cabins

Here we explore how Banff dealt with a housing crisis nearly a century ago, and how solutions of the past may also be suitable for the present. [...]