Explore the magic of 5 unique winter sports

Other than just skiing or snowboarding, did you ever consider finding yourself into other winter sports?  As the snow blankets the landscape, it’s the perfect time to delve into the magic of winter with 5 unique activities. Don’t let the season pass by without experiencing these exhilarating pursuits. Let’s dive into the snow-filled excitement and create unforgettable memories before winter bids us farewell!

Ice biking

Ice biking entails riding bikes equipped with studded tires across frozen terrain like lakes or rivers. The studded tires provide traction on icy surfaces, allowing riders to navigate the winter landscape with ease. It’s a thrilling and adventurous way to explore frozen landscapes and embrace the winter season.


Skijoring is a winter sport where a person on skis is pulled by a horse, dog, or motor vehicle. The skier holds onto a rope or harness attached to the animal, guiding them across snowy terrain. There are also professional guides to take you on skijoring tours in Kananaskis, you can learn more here and here.


Tubing involves sliding down snowy slopes in an inflatable tube. Riders glide smoothly or spin wildly down specially designed lanes, enjoying the thrill of speed and gravity. It’s a family-friendly winter activity that offers exhilarating fun for all ages, making memories in the snow-filled wonderland.

Heli-skiing or heli-hiking

Heli-skiing or heli-hiking involves accessing remote mountain terrain via helicopter. Skiers or hikers are flown to untouched powder slopes or pristine alpine trails, far from traditional ski resorts or hiking trails. It offers adventurers a unique opportunity to explore unspoiled landscapes and experience the thrill of untouched wilderness from above.


Curling is a team sport played on ice, where players slide stones towards a target area called the house. Teammates use brooms to sweep the ice, influencing the stone’s speed and direction. Strategy, precision, and teamwork are key in this centuries-old game, which combines skill, finesse, and camaraderie on the ice.