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Snowshoe


Tread lightly.

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Snowshoe


Tread lightly.

SnowfunYYC offers excursions for brand-new and beginner snowshoers.

Contact us at snowfunyyc@gmail.com to register for one of our upcoming snowshoeing trips.

Be sure to indicate your preferred date.

Please note, registration closes 24 hours before the event start time. 

 

Trips include:

 Out having fun in the snow!

Out having fun in the snow!

  • Transportation in a luxury van from anywhere in central Calgary to the snowshoe trail at Sunshine Village
  • Equipment rental (optional $)
  • Instruction and certified tour guide (maximum group size is 10 guests)
  • Lunch (sandwich and a non-alcoholic drink, vegetarian option available)
  • Return transportation

Unless noted otherwise, the trip itinerary is as follows (all times are approximate):

6:45AM - 7:45AM - Scheduled pickup window. 

9:00AM - Arrive to snowshoe trail for gear-up and instruction.

9:30AM - Snowshoe up the trail.

12:00PM - Break for lunch at the lodge. 

1:00PM - Continue snowshoeing or relax at the lodge. 

4:00PM - Take the gondola down to departure spot. 

4:30PM - Depart for Calgary.

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Scheduled drop-off window.

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours before departure time.

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Snowboard


Carve like a pro. 

Snowboard


Carve like a pro. 

 

Ready to hit the snow? Book our beginner snowboarding package!

SnowfunYYC offers excursions for brand-new and beginner snowboarders.

Check back for upcoming trips or contact us to arrange a trip for you and your group!

 

Trips include:

  • Transportation in a luxury van from anywhere in central Calgary to the mountain
  • Equipment rental (optional $)
  • Introductory lesson
  • Lunch (sandwich and a non-alcoholic drink, vegetarian option available)
  • Return transportation

Unless noted otherwise, the trip itinerary is as follows (all times are approximate):

6:45AM - 7:45AM - Scheduled pickup window. 

9:00AM - Arrive at Sunshine: equipment rental and gear up.

9:30AM - Snowboarding lesson

12:00PM - Break for lunch at the lodge. 

1:00PM - Continue snowboarding or relax at the lodge. 

4:00PM - Take the gondola down to departure spot. 

4:30PM - Depart for Calgary.

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Scheduled drop-off window.

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours before departure time.

What To Bring →

 
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Cross-country Ski


Glide away.

Cross-country Ski


Glide away.

 

SnowfunYYC offers excursions for brand-new and beginner cross-country skiers.

Contact us at snowfunyyc@gmail.com to register for one of our upcoming  cross-country ski trips.

Be sure to indicate your preferred date.

Please note, registration closes 24 hours before the event start time. 

Trips include:

  • Transportation in a luxury van from anywhere in central Calgary to the Canmore Nordic Centre
  • Equipment rental (optional $)
  • Introductory lesson
  • Lunch (sandwich and a non-alcoholic drink, vegetarian option available)
  • Return transportation

Unless noted otherwise, the trip itinerary is as follows (all times are approximate):

6:45AM - 7:45AM - Scheduled pickup window. 

9:00AM - Arrive at the Canmore Nordic Centre for gear-up and instruction.

9:30AM - Cross-country ski.

12:00PM - Break for lunch at the lodge. 

1:00PM - Continue skiing or relax at the lodge. 

4:30PM - Depart for Calgary.

5:00PM - 6:00PM - Scheduled drop-off window.

Reservations must be made at least 24 hours before departure time.

 
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Meet Our Guides


Meet our guides. 

Meet Our Guides


Meet our guides. 

 
garryandshawna

Shawna and Garry look forward to guiding you on your next excursion!

 
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What to Bring


Pack the essentials.

What to Bring


Pack the essentials.

 

The key to having snowfun is to be prepared for the weather. 

The following list contains suggestions for what to bring on our excursions:

  • Photo ID (e.g. driver's license)
  • Equipment (if applicable, unless renting)
    • snowboard + helmet + boots OR
    • snowshoes + poles
    • cross-country skis + poles
  • Backpack
  • Water (you will get a good workout, so be prepared to stay hydrated!)
  • Snacks (granola bars, energy bars, fruit, chocolate)
  • Proper clothing
    • Winter:
      • Synthetic (or wool) underwear/base layer
      • Synthetic or wool layers to keep you warm
      • Waterproof and windproof outer layer (snow pants are strongly recommended)
      • Cotton is not recommended as it absorbs moisture instead of wicking it away like synthetic materials
      • Toque or winter hat
      • Waterproof, well-insulated gloves or mitts
      • Warm socks (avoid cotton and bring an extra pair in case the first pair gets wet)
      • Scarf or neck warmer (avoid cotton)
    • Summer:
      • Waterproof outer layer
      • Waterproof hiking boots
      • Layers (temperatures can drop significantly at higher altitudes)
  • Eye protection
    • Goggles (snowboarding, snowshoeing, or skiing)
    • Sunglasses (snowshoeing or hiking)
  • Sunscreen 
  • Camera