Outdoor Adventure

Highline Mag + Skoki Lodge = BFFs

Despite our best attempts to wrap a homemade friendship bracelet around Skoki Lodge and then wear one of the same size on our wrists during our visit, Highline is now BFFs with Skoki.

Book Review: The Skoki Cookbook

Skoki Lodge is the kind of place locals return to for the scenery and experience of sleeping in a historic backcountry cabin. However, many repeat visits can be credited to the great food provided for guests. Cheap Upon their arrival, skiers and hikers are treated to help themselves to such soups as Velvety Butternut Squash or Tomato Orzo with Pesto….

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Wooden Planks and Broomsticks: How Skiing Came to Banff

With three downhill ski areas and thousands of kilometres of backcountry ski terrain, it’s difficult to imagine life without skiing in Banff National Park. Gather round and hear the story of the first young skiers and the first pair of skis to ever shred these hills. – Highline The First Pair At the turn of the twentieth century, the first…

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Skoki: 10 Things You Didn’t Know About (One of) Canada’s Oldest Backcountry Lodges

First opened in 1931, Skoki Lodge is a National Historic Site that has a long history of offering a prime landing pad for passionate hikers and skiers. As I learned, the lodge is chock-full of quirky, entertaining stories from both the past and present. 1. When the first real stove was brought in by Ike Mills on dogsled, he actually…

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