Banff Ski Resort, Canada
A Bustling Beauty Spot
With an incredible mix of mountains, forests and lakes the ski resort of Banff could easily be considered one of the most beautiful places on Earth. Combine all those elements with wide open slopes, snow covered bowls, cliff drops and champagne powder and you have a truly incredible location for a skiing holiday.
Famous for its railway history and wildlife, the ski resort of Banff is a sprawling place set in what is essentially a modern Summer tourist town.
Banff Resort Key Facts
|Resort height:||1380m / 4530ft||:|
|No. of lifts:||26||:|
|Total piste length:||7748 acres||:|
The quaint, frontier resort town of Banff is an ideal base with access to the ski areas of Lake Louise, Sunshine Village and Mt. Norquay. Banff offers great restaurants and nightlife in a spectacular mountain setting.
Topping the list of luxury is the 5 star Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel, the crown jewel of this mountain paradise, which overlooks the town. There's also options for those seeking convenient, comfortable budget hotels and family skiing options.
About the Skiing and Boarding in Banff
Skiing in Banff offers a wide variety of options for all levels. For those staying in Banff, Mount Norquay is a short 10-15 minute shuttle away. 20 minutes from Banff is the ski resort of Sunshine Village offering 3,168 skiable acres of wonderful terrain or alternatively, with skiing available on three mountain faces, Lake Louise has been named the most scenic ski resort in North America and is just 45 minutes away.
Most visitors purchase a three area pass which services the majority of the local ski area. Each area has its own trail map but there are also free mountain tours led by friendly local volunteers which can enhance your experience and mountain knowledge exponentially.
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