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This is a preview of the full content of our Banff & Canada’s Rockies app.

Please consider downloading this app to support small independent publishing and because:

  • All content is designed for mobile devices and works best there.
  • Detailed in-app maps will help you find sites using your device’s GPS.
  • The app works offline (one time upgrade required on Android versions).
  • All advertising (only present on Android versions) can be removed.

The app will also allow you to:

  • Add custom locations to the app map (your hotel…).
  • Create your own list of favourites as you browse.
  • Search the entire contents using a fast and simple text-search tool.
  • Make one-click phone calls (on phones).
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Seasons, Festivals & Events

Mountain weather is anything but predictable, but the pleasant 20ºCs (approx. 70–85ºF) reign in summer between June to mid-September, while the altitude and terrain prevent the build up of heat common on neighboring plains.

At the other extreme you’ll find a good covering of snow everywhere in winter, from mid-December to mid-March, when temperatures consistently stay below freezing and when northerly winds can make temperatures drop below -30ºC (-22ºF) for days on end.

Spring (April, May) and Autumn (mid-Sept to Nov) can be more variable and unpredictable but temperatures usually don’t stray too far from the 10ºC–20ºC band (approx. 50º–70ºF) in the valleys for long.

When To Go

Avoid the summer crowds if you can

Text © Christian Williams

Image by Garrick Sangil on Unsplash