A Thrill Seeker's Guide to Winter in Edmonton

Dec 7, 2023

Calling all adrenaline junkies! Buckle up — winter in Edmonton is no time for hibernating. In fact, it's one of the best times for thrill-seekers to explore the city in unconventional ways. Continue reading for a list of the most adventurous, adrenaline-pumping things to do in Edmonton this winter.

Fat Bike through the River Valley

Channel your Inner White Walker

You Have to Ski it to Believe it

Strap on your skis or snowboard and feel your energy soar as you take on a run at Snow Valley Ski Club. Or head downtown to the Edmonton Ski Club where you'll find 25 acres of machine-made pristine groomed snow (including a mogul run and Terrain Park). You can also ride the slopes at the Rabbit Hill Snow Resort, the largest ski and snowboard resort in the Greater Edmonton Area. With so many options, you'll be wishing winter stuck around all year round!


Segway the Day Away

Get your Climb On at Rock Jungle

Spider-Man ain't got nothing on you. You're a climbing sensation, and a Rock Jungle facility is the perfect place to show off your skills. Boulders Climbing (downtown) is the first bouldering-only climbing facility in Edmonton. Here you'll find over 6,500 square feet of climbing walls built by the world’s leading climbing wall maker, Walltopia. Factory Climbing (Westend) boasts over 5000 sq ft of bouldering, with over 80 top rope routes, a lead pit with 50-foot routes, six autobelays, a kilter board, and premier fitness training equipment. We're getting sore just thinking about it.

Get Tubular at Sunridge

Good Things Come to Those Who Bait

Enter Beast Mode with November Project

When former Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference moved to Edmonton, he started the first November Project tribe in Canada. Yes, our northern climate adds to the challenge of the workout. But if you finish the session in -30C weather, they give you a badge to prove how much of a warrior you truly are. Anyone can join, just show up! November Project encourages people of all ages and fitness levels to get out of bed and join the tribe.

Hit the Trails

Indoor Thrills at West Edmonton Mall