Sunshine Village, Banff National Park

#2 of 22 in Winter Sports in Alberta
Ski Area · Wildlife Area
Sunshine Village sits high on the continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park, just a 15 minute drive from the picturesque mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains feature more than 3,300 acres of skiable terrain, ranging from gentle inviting beginner runs all the way up to the most extreme big mountain runs. With an altitude of 2,200 m (7,200 ft) at the village, Banff Sunshine receives over 9 m (30 ft) of soft, dry "champagne" snow in a season and boasts the longest non-glacial season in Canada. Banff Sunshine Village offers guests 12 lifts including nine super lift one of which being Canada’s only heated chairlift and a high speed 8 passenger gondola. Discover how to plan a Banff National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.
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  • This resort is first class and takes your safety and health prevention very seriously. Staff are friendly and professional. Upkeep and sanitation are top notch.  more »
  • Not as expansive as Whistler-Blackcomb, but conditions and skiability is superior. Lots of terrain variety and lots of powder. Doesn't get skied out that quickly, compared to other resorts.  more »
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