Canmore - The city near the mountain
Canmore is a city for everyone: families, couple, single. Indeed there is a thousand of tourist who visit this it each year. It is located in Alberta near Alberta's Rockies. It famous because since 1980 it received the FIS Cross-Country World Cup and also because this town proposes many things to do. The specificity in this city is that 1/5 of people speak French and 1/4 for people less than 20 years old.
There are plenty things to do and to see. One of the most famous things to see is the three sister mountain, named: Faith, Charity and Hope. This mountain is highest mountain in the Canmore area. Quarry Lake is one of the most popular summer post where it is possible to picnic, biking, walk and relax. The town proposes to tourist traditional program in order to discover the native culture, skiing, mountain biking, hiking, horse ridding, golfing, climbing, caving and camping.
There are a lot of shopping street to do shopping: 11 shop for clothes, 9 grocery, 10 souvenir shop and 3 pharmacy. Many of this shop are open 7/7 but to be sure do not hesitate to call them before going.
This town offer to those who do not want to sleep many local bar and restaurants. There are also a night club and if you want to listen music there are “live music” at the Canmore Hotel.
Standard time zone: GMT/UTC -7 hours
In autumn/winter is very cool, the temperature can reach -16 degree. However in spring/summer the temperature is around 20. Thus this area is quite mild compare to other regions of Alberta.
The only public transportation is you want to sightseeing is the bus.