Programs

Located just two 1/2 hours southwest of Calgary
In the Rocky Mountains of Southern Alberta
The area is known for its moderate climate and unique geology, and offers a wide range of activities for every season including world renowned fly fishing, excellent golfing, hiking, climbing, caving, mountain biking, both downhill & cross country skiing, camping and an extensive network of traDining with Country Encountersils for off-road, atv, and snowmobile enthusiast. All in the towering majesty of the Rocky Mountains. The Pass is also rich in history, original developed to supply coal for the railways in the steam era. It is well worth the time to visit our historic sites. Whether you immerse yourself in the underground mine tour at Bellevue, or at the Crowsnest Museum in Coleman, you will find something of interest including the tragedies of the Frank slide the Hillcrest mine disaster.

Let us help you take full advantage of the area and your time with us. We have several all inclusive prepackaged programs that are not only fun and educational but represent great value. If you are looking for something for a group of friends or associates we are happy to package together a vacation that meets your exact needs.

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Custom Programs

Custom Programs

At Country Encounters we can arrange a complete tour package for you or your group. It can include almost anything from fly fishing classes to cooking instruction. Just let us know your interests. Our custom programs are designed and developed with you to meet your organizational and group requirements. A custom program delivers a tailored alternative to our existing offerings. We can also customize our existing programs and courses to meet your goals and needs. As well as offering a range of open programs, we have a strong track record in customized program development.

A custom cooking, hiking, or fishing program in the Crowsnest Pass is a perfect opportunity for:

  • Corporate groups looking for the perfect incentive or team development experience
  • A family who enjoys traveling together
  • Student groups seeking experiential learning beyond the classroom
  • Groups and clubs who want a mountain adventure tailored to their specific interests (photography, birding, history, cooking, or fishing).
  • Country Encounters Custom Programs

    Activities Nearby

    Venue
    We off a variety of services
    The B & B
    Our 4 room B & B can accommodate up to 10 people depending on group configurations all in a turn of the century commercial building
    The Guest House
    A completely self contained two bedroom house a few blocks from the B & B. Will sleep up to 6 and in combination with the B & B room can accommodate up to 16
    The Events Room
    A great location for classes and workshops as well as larger group meals.
    Catering
    At our venue or yours, we can supply full service catering for all your group needs.
    Party Rentals
    All the trimmings for the perfect function

    Out & About

    Out & About 
    There is so much to see & do around the Crowsnest Pass I can only touch
    on some of the many activities

    Fishing ...fly fishing, spin casting, even ice fishing
    Trail Riding and Horseback Riding
    Photography
    Birding/Wildlife Watching
    Dig into our past(Cultural/Heritage)
    Swimming
    White water rafting
    Kyaking
    Canoeing
    Golfing
    Hiking
    Camping
    Geocaching
    Spelunking (caving)
    Downhill skiing
    Sports/Endurance races
    Mountain or Ice climbing
    Or hit the Trails:Mountain biking, Quadding, Snowmobiling, , X-country skiing, Snowshoeing

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    Events room options

    Road Scholar's

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    This year we are offering 6 Road Scholar programs, five fly fishing and one historical hiking tour
    Fly fishing Alberta`s finest Rivers
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    With a guide to participant ratio of 5:1 there is always an opportunity to get extra help or ask a question.
    Hiking the historic Crowsnest Pass
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    Learn about key developments that brought the area from its inception to the modern community of today.
    Quilting

    Retreats
    We host a number of retreats every year. Scrap booking, Quilting & many others

    Need a weekend away? Come join us for a wonderful scrap booking retreat in beautiful Crowsnest Pass. Retreats begin on Friday at 3 p.m. and end on Sunday at 3 p.m. During this fabulous weekend you will be treated to 5 delicious meals catered by exceptional cooks. You will enjoy luxurious accommodations equipped with a wonderful hot tub. This is a weekend for YOU! It is a time to relax, be pampered and just unwind. You can scrapbook, quilt, knit, paint, or any craft you like all weekend; you can curl up with a book, watch a movie or even treat yourself to a spa treatment.(pre arranged)

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