WATCH: Plan a frozen Canadian escape to Banff

2018-08-28 21:00 - Saara Mowlana
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Plan your wintry escape in Canada when the chill settles in December.

Meander through Banff's iconic rocky mountains and make some Elk furry friends along the way. 

Due to the amount of snowfall during the long winter season, the region is blanketed in a powder-like icy layer of snow - making it an ideal spot for adventure enthusiasts seeking the chills and thrills of skiing. 

In fact, the landscape attracts millions of visitors to the nearby ski resorts each year.

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If skiing is not your cup of hot cocoa, you can also enjoy a range of hiking trails around the town, which provides some amazing panoramic views and, if you're lucky, a few furry friends like elk and deer. 

If you're looking for a special hiking experience, try out the Grotto Creek canyon trail in winter, which allows you to hike over a frozen creek bed to admire its frozen waterfalls mid-descent.

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You could also try out the Johnston Canyon hiking trail route, which takes you along the rocky edge on a series of steel catwalks that are built into the canyon walls - offering you a great view of the icy creek below.

These are just some of the cool things you can get up to in winter Banff - so if you're ready for an Elsa-worthy escape, bookmark Banff as your next port of call.

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