01/05/2013 09:55 EST | Updated 01/05/2013 10:08 EST

Best Travel Photos Of The Week: Winter Wonderland Comes For Canadians

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2013 is off to a snowy, yet beautiful start if this week's photos from Canadian are any indication of the New Year.

While the thought of snow and travel may bring up nightmares of flight cancellations, delays and headaches for some; travelling in the snow has its merits for others. For one, it makes for some solid skiing conditions, like for Heather Phelps who spent New Year's Day up in Mont-Tremblant in Quebec. On the West Coast, the bloggers behind Traveling Canucks took full advantage of the roughly three metres of snow by hitting the slopes on Cypress Mountain.

Given the amount of snow Canada's seen in the past few days, it only makes sense to have the theme behind this week's batch of photos focus on the beauty behind travelling with powder.

You can find it in Leigh McAdam's travels as she explored her own winter wonderland by skiing across snowy-landscape of Banff, Alberta. And while others like Dalene Heck at Hecktic Travels dread the thought of an Albertan winter, even she concedes that the season has its pros and cons. To see how other Canadian travellers made use of the winter weather this week, check out the gallery below.

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