Banff

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Banff

In the heart of the Canadian Rockies, Banff is a charming town surrounded by majestic mountains. Only a short drive from Calgary International Airport, Banff offers access to three iconic resorts: Banff Sunshine, Lake Louise Ski Resort, Mt. Norquay. These resorts share 8,000 acres of skiable terrain with plenty of trails to suit all ability levels. Getting to the slopes is easy with complimentary shuttle buses included in the SkiBig3 Lift Pass. Don’t forget to keep your eyes open to catch a glimpse of wildlife such as moose, elk, and big horn sheep!

Gateway City             Calgary 143km

Why Banff

  • The ski resorts receive 9m+ of feather-light, dry Canadian Rockies powder annually.
  • Banff is a foodie’s paradise with 130+ restaurants, bars and pubs to choose from.
  • While skiing has long been central to Banff winter appeal, Banff National Park has many other outdoor winter activities. Take a day off the slopes and enjoy ice skating on frozen lakes, discover the famous ice bubbles, go on a sleigh ride through the snow, embark on a snowshoeing adventures and more.

Mt. Norquay Statistics

Summit 2133m
Base 1630m
Vertical 503m
Acres 190
Lifts 5
Runs 60
Average Snowfall 300cm
Beginner 20%
Intermediate 36%
Advanced 44%

Banff Sunshine Statistics

Summit 2730m
Base 1658m
Vertical 1070m
Acres 3358
Lifts 12
Runs 115
Average Snowfall 914cm
Beginner 20%
Intermediate 55%
Advanced 25%

Lake Louise Ski Resort Statistics

Summit 2637m
Base 1645m
Vertical 991m
Acres 4200
Lifts 10
Runs 145
Average Snowfall 454cm
Beginner 25%
Intermediate 45%
Advanced 30%

Additional Accommodation

Mount Royal Hotel Banff, Buffalo Mountain Lodge, Moose Hotel and Suites, Banff Ptarmigan Inn, Inns of Banff and Hidden Ridge Resort