Crowsnest Mountain Spirit Festival

December 2021

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Castle Mountain Guided Snowshoe (1hr)
Uplift Adventures and Castle Mountain Resort have partnered to offer 1hr guided snowshoe trips on Decemeber 11 & 12th in honour of Crowsnest Mountain Spirit Festival.

You can register for free and, if possible, bring a cash donation to go to our charity of choice: Crowsnest Conservation Society. CCS is a charitable organization based in Crowsnest Pass, Alberta, devoted to working together with community partners to ensure a healthy future for the natural environment and the people and wildlife that live in it.

These 1hr Guided Snowshoe Trips will be led by a professional guide and will go off-resort for a short 1 – 1.5km snowshoe. All ages and snowshoe levels are welcome. When you register, please ensure you select the time that you want to attend: 6 – 7pm, 7 – 8pm, or 8 – 9pm. Limited space available.

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Crowsnest Mountain Spirit Festival (The Story)
Uplift Adventures is a co-founder and an event organizer for the Crowsnest Mountain Spirit Festival, which is derived from the annual United Nations International Mountain Day on December 11th. International Mountain Day is a day to recognize the rich biodiversity of the mountains and that our mountains are at risk due to climate change. Mountains provide us with fresh drinking water and are fragile ecosystems. Crowsnest Mountain Spirit Festival was developed to celebrate the unique mountain culture that exists in the South Canadian Rockies. In 2020, this would be our 4th year celebrating this event and several of our events are not running this year for obvious reasons.

Our role at Uplift Adventures is to either donate our time and skills, or to offer low cost events. We donate most of the proceeds either back into the festival or to worthy charities. We believe that we should give back to our community so that our community can grow. One of our main pillars with our business is conservation, and our slogan is ‘Explore with Purpose’. Explore with Purpose comes from our second stage of business as we start to offer conservation based tourism. The owner of Uplift Adventures studied Environmental and Conservation Sciences at the University of Alberta and worked in this industry for several years before starting her own business. Her heart is in the mountains as she continuously advocates for environmental protection and access for sustainable outdoor recreation.

Upcoming Snowshoe Activities

Our professional guides will take you out exploring Waterton Lakes National Park, Castle Parks, and Crowsnest Pass.

Want to try, but don't have the gear?
We rent gear for all our activities, look for the gear rental add-ons in your checkout, or find out more about rental gear here!

Friday Night (Crowsnest)

Jan - March, 6:30-9:30pm
$49 / person

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Moonlit Snowshoe (Castle)

Sat Dec - March, 5:30-8:30pm
$75 / adult | $65 / child

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Women's Adventure Snowshoe Series - Drop In

Wed Feb 3-17 | Feb 24-Mar 10
$30 / person

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Waterton Full Day Snowshoe

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Dec 20 | Jan 10 | Feb 7 | Mar 7
$89 / person

Crowsnest Full Day Snowshoe

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Jan 24 | Mar 21
$89 / person

Castle Full Day Snowshoe

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Dec 27 | Jan 17 | Feb 21 | Mar 14
$89 / person