Pristine mountain landscapes and intact ecosystems seen nowhere else in the World.
Inviting, charming small towns are gateways to incredible natural environments.
Special and sacred places are still revered.
Spectacular experiences steps from vibrant small towns
One of the world's great mountain landscapes
Headwaters of the continent, flowing clear and cold to the Pacific, Gulf of Mexico, and Hudson Bay
Middle Waterton Lake after the first snowfall of winter, Waterton Lakes National Park, Alberta, Canada. – Rolf Hicker / Getty Images
Central Avenue in Whitefish with views of Big Mountain – Brian Schott
Chief Mountain, sacred to many First Nations in both the US and Canada. – Cardston County
Spending a day hiking on Heiko's Trail before indulging in acclaimed food and wine at Island Lake Lodge. – Mike McPhee
Many Glacier Sunrise - Glacier National Park, Montana – Just Your Average Weekend Photography
Floating and fly-fishing on the wild and scenic Middle Fork of the Flathead River. – Brian Schott


Uncover the authentic character of a place called the Crown of the Continent. At the narrow waist of the Rocky Mountains, where Alberta, British Columbia, and Montana meet, sprawls one of the wildest, most diverse and intact ecosystems in the temperate zones of the world.

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