Caving in the Crowsnest
Dec
11
7:00 PM19:00

Caving in the Crowsnest

Join local caver Henry Bruns for an entertaining and informative evening focusing on caves in the Crowsnest Pass area. This event is free but pre-registration is required as seating is limited.

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival was established to celebrate our mountains, our culture, our history and our people. #MountainsMatter

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#MountainsMatter for Water: a Panel Discussion > a 2018 University of Alberta Mountain Festival Event
Dec
11
5:30 PM17:30

#MountainsMatter for Water: a Panel Discussion > a 2018 University of Alberta Mountain Festival Event

  • Telus Centre, University of Alberta North Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Canadian Mountain Network on December 11, 2018, for a panel discussion on how #MountainsMatter for Water at the University of Alberta as a part of our 2018 Mountain Festival.

Mountains are ‘water towers’ for the world, providing 60 and 80 percent of all freshwater resources. However, all available records indicate that glaciers in mountain ranges around the world are retreating and disappearing due to climate change. At least 600 glaciers have disappeared completely over the past decades, affecting water supplies relied on by billions living downstream. - Source FAO Departments and Offices

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Snowshoe, Wine & Tapas
Dec
9
3:30 PM15:30

Snowshoe, Wine & Tapas

  • Encounters Wine Bar and Small Plate Kitchen (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We will explore by snowshoe a beautiful creek bed that is rich in the history and culture of Crowsnest Pass. Allow our guide to tell stories while experiencing the winter wonderland and take in the views at this local’s favourite outdoor spot. After building up an appetite, pick from a variety of small plates designed especially for your adventure. Pair it with one of the our carefully chosen wines and you have the recipe for a perfect evening.

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival was established to celebrate our mountains, our culture, our history and our people. #MountainsMatter

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Film Night
Dec
8
10:30 PM22:30

Film Night

Join us in celebrating mountain culture with the screening of two films, THIS MOUNTAIN LIFE and DIRTBAG, as well as two short films, the winners of our film contest.

Tickets available at Scotiabank $20/person

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival was established to celebrate our mountains, our culture, our history and our people. #MountainsMatter

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Wanderings at the Allison Wonderlands
Dec
8
1:00 PM13:00

Wanderings at the Allison Wonderlands

  • Allison Lake Cross Country Ski Trails (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Crowsnest Nordic Ski Club & Crowsnest Conservation Society for a family-friendly afternoon of discovery and exploration. Bring your skis, snowshoes or hiking boots; activities for everyone. Hot chocolate & a warm fire will be also be provided.

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival was established to celebrate our mountains, our culture, our history and our people. #MountainsMatter

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Night Photography Adventure and Snowshoe
Dec
7
to Dec 8

Night Photography Adventure and Snowshoe

This is no ordinary guided snowshoe. Uplift Adventures has partnered with one of our local favs! Lisa Kinnear with Bound for Mountain Photography will expose some of her night time photography secrets. Now that's exposure! Both of us are big fans of the Mountain Spirit Festival and want to give a discounted rate for this workshop to encourage people to partake in the weekend festivities.

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival

Crowsnest - Mountain Spirit Festival was established to celebrate our mountains, our culture, our history and our people. #MountainsMatter

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2018 Haines Junction Mountain Festival - DAY 2
Dec
1
9:30 AM09:30

2018 Haines Junction Mountain Festival - DAY 2

Enjoy a full day of incredible events to celebrate International Mountain Day!

Featured Events

09:30 -12:00 : Morning Group Hike - Dezadeash River Trail, with Chic Scott, Brent Liddle and others >> Meet at Weigh Scale Parking lot (Trail Head)

10:00 – 12:00: Da Kų Cultural Centre:  Workshop – Sharon Kabanak - Traditional Crafts – birch bark and cedar Christmas ornaments

13:15 FESTIVAL FEATURE EVENT: “INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ATLAS OF CANADA”

 Introduction to Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Project – Canadian Geographic
 Indigenous Peoples Atlas of Canada Giant Floor Map Welcome
 Feature Atlas Presentation: Jocelyn Joe-Strack

15:00 KEYNOTE ADDRESS: “KLUANE NATIONAL PARK AND RESERVE, THE STORY OF Ǟ’SIA KEYI, GRANDFATHER’S LAND”, Linaya Workman 15:45 Break - Artists and Mountain Booths and Displays

16:15 “MOUNT LOGAN VIGNETTES – PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION” Ron Chambers Eva Riedwyl Chic Scott Scott Stewart Julie Bauer Scott Bradley

19:00 INVITED SPECIAL FESTIVAL PRESENTATION: “MOUNTAINS OF CANADA”, Chic Scott Door Prize: Icefield Discovery Flight Seeing Trip

20:00 FEATURE PRESENTATION: “HEROIC COMEBACK/LOVIN’ LIFE”, Darryl Tait - Introduction and films

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The Mountain and Resort Town Planners Summit
Nov
28
to Dec 1

The Mountain and Resort Town Planners Summit

The Mountain and Resort Town Planners Summit is a small, interactive conference that discusses the challenges and opportunities of living in a mountain town.

The summit is geared toward city planners, citizen planners, elected/appointed officials, community activists, design professionals, conservationists, academics, and anyone else committed to addressing the unique challenges in mountain communities. For certified planners, the Summit offers 16 hours of CM credits.

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