Stories from the Region

Discover the region

A collection of stories, adventure guides, updates, tall tales and inspiration for your next adventure in the region.

All the stories we share are by locals, whether they live here or love our region and contribute to making it an amazing place. 

It’s about why we love this place, showcasing the people that make it special and the adventures that keep us excited to explore. It takes different forms but always keeps us inspired to go out and play.

Ice Climbing in Nordegg
Expanse Cottages

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Latest Updates + Ice Conditions

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions - December 28 2022

Great conditions almost everywhere but some open water at Belly. The best options are Ice Bubbles Parking Lot and Abraham Slabs.

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions - December 27 2022

The past few days have been very dynamic with temperatures going from -40C to +10C followed by heavy rain. Luckily, the ice conditions are great for the most part.

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions - December 24 2022

Fantastic conditions as we come out of a week of extreme cold.

Abraham Lake Ice Conditions - December 6 2022

Early freeze-up and winter storms make for an exciting week in the region. The bubbles are coming in nicely but make sure you're prepared for the conditions.
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Exploring the Region

The Heli Wilderness Experience

Taking flight with Rockies Heli Canada to see Abraham Lake and Lake of the Falls from a different perspective.

Latest Itineraries + Trail Guides

Ice Climbs

Immerse yourself into our frozen wonderland as you make your way up icefalls and frozen waterfalls this winter.

Paddles, Scenic Floats & Fall Colours

Get on the water this summer, whether you’re looking for the excitement of chasing rapids or to slow down to enjoy the views you just can’t get otherwise.

Arts, Crafts & Photography

The natural beauty of our region draws in a number of artists, from painting with soil pigments to photographers and nature-inspired crafts.

Fall Adventures

Fall is all about those bright yellow aspens against the turquoise waters and clear blue skies, whether you prefer to hike, paddle or relax at camp.
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