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Chilling on Alberta high country slopes

Chilling on Alberta high country slopes

In Alberta's high country, where the Trans-Canada Highway unfurls between Banff and Lake Louise, the Rockies march shoulder to shoulder flanking the road, peaks bristling, glaciers sparkling. The place looks so good in summer it's practically a traffic hazard. There are three ski resorts in the neighborhood — Sunshine Village, Lake Louise and Norquay — so you'd think a winter vacation here would be an easy sell. Apparently not. It was not until the 1970s that Banff National Park's two grand old railroad hotels — the Banff Springs Hotel and Chateau Lake Louise — began staying open through the winter months. Even now those three ski resorts,...

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