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Olsen: Lights Out at Baker Creek Mountain Resort
I have always wondered what it would be like to step back in time and live the life of an early pioneer in a log cabin on the Canadian frontier. No cellphone. No WiFi. No TV. And no updates about pandemics or U.S. politics – two things I’ve had quite enough of lately – thank you very much. Retreating to a cabin in a remote corner of the woods seems like a good idea in the midst of a pandemic, but giving up modern conveniences like electricity and indoor plumbing would be challenging – for me anyway.
Five ways to find serenity in the Columbia Valley
Looking for a little more space to explore? With Albertans opting to stay closer to home this summer, many well-known local destinations have become increasingly popular. B.C.’s Columbia Valley is a perennial favourite for visitors to enjoy sunshine-filled days and quick access to the mountains, but some areas can get crowded.
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Resorts promote responsible skiing this season
Few things let you forget about the world’s problems more than fresh air and snow-capped mountain vistas — especially if you’re swooshing down those slopes at high speed. And in these trying times, you’ve gotta love a sport that incorporates COVID-19 responsible practices.