Banff, Canada

Banff, Canada

Banff Resort The town of Banff is found at the heart of the Rockies, in the middle of Canada’s oldest national park. Located within accessible distance of the ‘Ski Big 3’ comprising of: Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise. Showcasing 3 world class ski areas combined in one, Banff is a popular choice for all types of skier and snowboarder. The area covers a massive 8,000 acres and has more than 274 named trails as well as a snow record of 9 metres of fresh powder each year, so it is unsurprising that Banff remains one of the World’s most respected ski areas.

Banff also offers a great selection of après ski activities including a cinema, bowling alley, ice skating and 3 shopping malls. If that’s not enough, there are also the famous thermal hot springs a short bus ride away.

With just an hour and a half transfer time from Calgary Airport, Banff is an exceptionally accessible resort and will make a fantastic destination for your next school ski trip.

Mount Norquay / Sunshine Village / Lake Louise Resort Facts

Resort Altitude 2133 m / 2730 m / 2637 m
Winter Season November – April / November – May / November – May
Lift Range 1630 m – 2133 m / 1658 m – 2730 m / 1646 m – 2637 m
Total Piste Length 190 acres / 3358 acres / 4200 acres
Longest Run (km) 1.2 km / 8 km / 8 km
Number of Slopes 74 / 137 / 145+
Beginner Runs % 20% / 20% / 25%
Intermediate Runs % 36% / 55% / 45%
Advanced Runs % 44% / 25% / 30%
Number of Lifts 6 / 12 / 10
Resort Website https://gb.skibig3.com/
Resort Webcams https://gb.skibig3.com/web-cams/

 

Banff Après Ski Activities

  • Pizza Evening
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sports Centre
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cinema
  • Bowling
  • Shopping
  • Ice Skating
  • Swimming
  • Movie Evening
  • Quiz Evening
  • Presentation Evening with Certificates

Banff Caribou Lodge and Spa *** Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa is a lodge hotel surrounded by the mountains. It has excellent facilities including an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna which makes it a perfect base for our groups.

Hotel Information

Hotel Capacity: 368 Beds

Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast

Lunch: Available to purchase in Mountain Resort

Dinner: 3 Course evening meal in Hotel/local restaurant

Private Facilities: All rooms are en suite

Ski In/Out: No, but located approximately 30 mins from the Mountain Resort.

Hotel Amenities: Cable TV in rooms, Wifi, 1 indoor pool, hot tub and sauna.

 

High Country Inn *** The High Country Inn is a friendly, family owned hotel located right in the centre of the town. It has excellent facilities, including an indoor pool, hot tub and sauna, perfect for relaxing after a day on the slopes.

Hotel Information

Hotel Capacity: 70 Beds

Breakfast: Buffet Breakfast

Lunch: Available to purchase in Mountain Resort

Dinner: 3 Course evening meal in Hotel/local restaurant

Private Facilities: All rooms are en suite

Ski In/Out: No, but located approximately 30 mins from the Mountain Resort.

Hotel Amenities: Cable TV in rooms, Wifi, 1 indoor pool, hot tub and sauna.

Ski Big 3 Resort Map

 

Lake Louise Piste Map

Mt. Norquay Piste Map

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Sunshine Village Piste Map