Out & About

Located just two 1/2 hours southwest of Calgary, In the Rocky Mountains of Alberta Dining with Country EncountersThe 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 trails 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.
  • Seasonal Activities
  • Local Information
  • Local Events

Breakfast at Country Encounters

Activities

Trail Riding and Horseback Riding
Photography
Birding / Wildlife Watching
Dig into our past(Cultural/Heritage)
Swimming
Fishing
White water rafting
Kyaking
Canoeing
Golfing
Hiking
Camping
Geocaching
Spelunking (caving)
Sports/Endurance races
Mountain climbing
Or hit the Trails:
  • Mountain biking
  • Quadding
  • Indoors Downhill skiing
    Ice climbing
    Ice Fishing
    Skating
    Tobogganing
    Star Gazing
    Or hit the Trails:
  • Snowmobiling
  • X-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Local Info

    Local Info
    A variety of web sites dealing with local Information
    Municipality of Crowsnest Pass
    The Municipality of Crowsnest Pass
    Crowsnest Pass Chamber
    The Crowsnest Pass Chamber of Commerce is an important link in the ever changing world of business
    CJPR Mountain Radio
    Our local radio station
    Crowsnest Pass Herald
    One of our local Papers
    Crowsnest Promoter
    One of our local Papers
    Community Futures Crowsnest Pass
    A non-profit organization that helps to develop and implement community-based economic strategies.
    Crowsnest Pass Adult Education
    Opportunities for quality lifelong learning in the Crowsnest Pass.
    CNP Live
    A great local source of info.

    Local Events

    Local Events 
    Flight of the Crows Loppet X-Country Ski Race
    Saturday, February 4, 2012 .... 9 AM at Allison Wonderland
    Crow Snow Riders Poker Rally
    January 21, 2012 ... location TBA
    22nd Annual Crowsnest Pass Trade, Auto and Home Show
    In the Coleman Sports Complex(arena) April 13 & 14, 2012
    Kananaskis Indoor Pro Rodeo
    April 27 - 29, 2012 in Coleman Arena, April 27 at 7 pm, April 28 at 6 pm, April 29 at 2 pm
    Crowsnest Pass Spring Bird Count
    May 26-27, 2012
    Ed Gregor Stewardship Day
    June 2, 2012
    Come out and give something back to our amazing back country - Volunteer to do some cleanup, work on a project, and meet some new people
    Darcy's Nature Walk for Mental Wellness
    June 9, 2012 Starting in Fireman's Park, Bellevue
    Bellecrest Days
    June 16, 2012 Friday evening June 17th, dance; Saturday June 18th pancake breakfast, parade, children's activities.
    Canada Day Celebrations
    July 1, 2011 in Coleman.
    Sinister 7 Ultra-Marathon
    148 km relay run. July 6-8, 2012.The ultimate challenge! This 148km course will take you through the most rugged, remote and beautiful terrain in Alberta. With over 5,250m of elevation gain across the course, This race is a challenge.
    Rum Runner Days
    July 19-22, 2012 Book your accommodations early!
    Sole Survivor Foot Race
    July 20, 2012 A race for all levels
    Thunder in the Valley
    July 21, 2012 fireworks starting at 11 PM in Blairmore.
    Crowsnest Pass Doors Open Heritage Festival
    August 3-5, 2012 Come discover our heritage.
    12th Annual Crowsnest Country Market
    In Coleman at Flumerfelt Park Sat. August 4, 2012
    Annual Teddy Bear's Picnic
    At the Crowsnest Pass Museum in Coleman Sat. August 4, 2012
    Miners' Memorial
    Sunday August 5, 2012 at 1 PM. This will be the 102nd Anniversary of the 1910 Bellevue Underground Mine Disaster. 30 miners and 1 rescue man were killed on that day.
    Half Moon in August
    August 18, 2012 (the only wilderness sprint adventure race in Alberta!) 8 Hour multi-sport race!
    Alberta Art Days
    Sept. 28-30, 2012 Marvel at the talents of local and other Alberta artists and their impressions of the spectacular Crowsnest Pass. The Frank Slide Interpretive Centre invites you to celebrate the arts and culture of Alberta.
    Christmas in the Mountains ...
    Pumpkins in the Park
    November 1, 2012, In Flumerfelt Park Coleman 6-9 PM
    Christmas in the Mountains
    In Blairmore, TBA November 2012
    Santa in the Park
    December 2012 TBA Bellevue Memorial Arena Park: 2-4 PM.


    Events room options

    Events Room Dinning

    Thunder In The Valley
    Fireworks during Rum Runner weekend
    Rum Runner Days
    We celebrate the deep rooted history, culture and heritage of the Crowsnest Pass and its people
    Sinister Seven
    Team endurance Race
    Heritage day Weekend
    Celebrating our History

    Menus
    Places to Dine
    Bamboo Bistro 1-403-753-2223
    Side Trax Dinner 1-403-262-8228
    Event Planning
    Our Events Room
    Fully catered with seating for 70
    Party Rentals
    Every thing you need to host a successful event
    Other Event Venues

    Crowsnest Mt. Resort 403-562-7993
    Elk's Hall 403-562-8626
    Curling Club Room 403-562-8877
    Lion's Pride Hall 403-563-5053
    Holy Trinity Church Hall 403-562-2103
    Md McEachern 403-562-8833
    Polish Hall 403- 563-5134
    Powderkeg Ski Lodge 403-562-8833
    Coleman Legion 403- 563-5480
    Blairmore Legion 403- 562-2182
    Hillcrest Fish and Game 403-564-4148
    Flummerfelt Park 403- 563-3756
    Fireman's Park 403- 564-4951