On brisk, early spring mornings, guests at Fogo Island Inn take long walks on foot trails with names like Joe Batt’s Point, Oliver’s Cove, Little Seldom and Brimstone Head, meandering along the rocky coast. After lunch in the glass-enclosed dining room overlooking the Atlantic, afternoons may be spent in ocean-view guestrooms, relaxing in hand-crafted armchairs, or on a locally guided tour of this historic cod fishing island. At night, a wood stove keeps the room toasty (although electric heat is available), especially when a fierce wind blows outside.
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I was still sore from a grueling fat tire bike ride up to a mountaintop backcountry cabin with Discover Banff Tours as I strapped on my crampons and prepared for my next wintry adventure. I had come to Banff while the roads were still powdered with freshly fallen snow, determined to transform myself from a summertime beach bum into a full-fledged winter lover. Timely encouragement from experienced guides helped warm my hesitations during activities like winter hiking and ice climbing, and it wasn’t long before I found myself smiling ear to ear, ice axes in hand, as I made my way up a frozen canyon wall to discover my newfound love of chilly elements.