12/04/2015 04:35 EST | Updated 01/28/2016 12:59 EST

7 Outdoor Activities For Alberta Winters

Beat the winter doldrums with these outdoor adventures.

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Backcountry skier skinning along a gradual snow slope towards radical looking mountains in Burstall Pass.

It might be tempting to huddle up indoors all winter, but this is Alberta — a little bit of snow shouldn't stop us from enjoying our beautiful province.

Rather than going into hibernation, try a fun new outdoor activity instead. You can even reward yourself with some hot chocolate after!

If skiing, snowboarding, or tobogganing are ho-hum to you, here are seven off-the-beaten-path outdoor activities to try so you can beat those winter doldrums.

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