Canada West Coast

school skiing trips Banff

Banff

Awesome, high-mountain scenery and great skiing

Quick Facts!

Beginners: ★★★★
Intermediate: ★★★★
Advanced: ★★★
Ski area Longest run Highest point
3358 acres (Sunshine) + 190 acres (Norquay) 5 miles 8954 ft
  • Transfer Times (approx):
  • From arrival airport:    2 hrs from Calgary

Banff National Park, in the stunning Canadian Rockies, is a protected World Heritage site and gives every visitor a truly inspirational experience. Magnificant mountains and spectacular views give way to valleys full of indigenous wildlife; moose and bears can frequently be spotted.

Skiing is in the nearby resorts of Mount Norquay and Sunshine Village.

The bustling town of Banff, where many of our excellent hotels are located, offers a wealth of shopping, activities and entertainments.

Banff Resort Facts

Ski area:3358 acres (Sunshine) + 190 acres (Norquay)
Longest run:5 miles
No of lifts:6 (Norquay) + 12 (Sunshine)
No of Trails:136
Highest point:8954 ft
Snow-making facilities:1700 acres
Snowboarding:Terrain park Lake Louise
Type of lift pass:Key Card - included
Medical facilities:Banff
Nearest hospital:Banff

Transfer times

From arrival airport2 hrs from Calgary

Runs

Easy27
Intermediate69
Difficult39

Evening Entertainment

  • Night Skiing – Norquay
  • Swimming
  • Natural Hot Spring Pools
  • Wildlife Trails
  • Bowling
  • Museum
  • Shopping
  • Theatre
  • Cinema

Additional Excursions

Stopovers: Calgary