Nakiska Ski Resort Lures Sport Enthusiasts! Whether you’re a history buff or a sports enthusiast, Nakiska is a prestigious area worth noting. You may recall its “claim to fame” at the 1988 Winter Olympics. Located in western Canada, in the province of Alberta, its countless slopes on Mount Allan are visible from Highway 40, near the roadside marker. For curiosity seekers, take the road to the entrance of the resort. Upon closer scrutiny, you may be surprised and elated to find the Olympic flame still burns.