About Us

The Owner, Jeff Uibel, is a semi-retired Mechanical Engineer who was born in the United States, but was raised in the small community of Mountain View, Alberta Canada. His grandfather Uibel, from Germany, immigrated to Southern Alberta and started the "Barn Store" business as a gas & service station. Jeff's father built up the business to accommodate local ranchers & farmers as well as tourists by adding the grocery store, gift shop, post office, and the Inn rooms.  Jeff took over the business in 2012.  Among his many talents and interests are: Hiking, Skiing, Engineering, and speaking the Japanese language.

His wife, Stephanie, manages the Inn & housekeeping. She is an American from California/Southern Oregon with French and Dutch ancestors. She is also the local Dance Teacher/Choreographer and High School Cheer Dance Team Coach.  She enjoys gardening, hiking, skiing, and paddle-boarding in her spare time.

Jeff & Stephanie were married in the Utah in 1991 and raised their family of 4 children around the United States prior to moving to Southern Alberta.  Their youngest 3 children attended or are attending Cardston High School here in Southern Alberta.  Their family loves the outdoors and enjoys skiing, camping and hiking together.