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The Canadian Rockies will blow you away with unmatched scenery. Glacial lakes and tall, jagged peaks create one of the most pristine wilderness settings in North America. The skiing is equally dramatic with steep bowls and gullies, wide-open snowfields and delightful glades. Explore the seemingly endless terrain at Lake Louise, experience the wide-open bowls of Sunshine Village, or get a taste of local flavor of the steep and deep at Banff Mount Norquay. The towns of Banff and Lake Louise offer history and character with world-famous, castle-style hotels and more than 200 restaurants and bars.
Your Banff Lake Louise vacation
Banff is one of the best kept secrets of the Rocky Mountains. World renowned for its spectacularly beautiful location, this resort is set amid the towering Canadian Rockies and awesome Victoria Glacier, across the emerald waters of Lake Louise. Banff and Lake Louise have some of the most stunning skiing in North America: steep bowls and gullies, wide open snowfields and delightful glades.
Banff lodging options range from 5 star Fairmont hotel properties to quaint Main Street hotels. Summer is truly the busiest time in Banff so winter is a real bargain and never crowded making Banff an ideal ski vacation destination.
The area is comprised of 3 mountains, all located within 45 minutes of the Town of Banff. Ski Banff Norquay is the closest at just 10 minutes outside of town with 190 acres of skiing. Don’t let the size fool you, as this area offers a variety of long, groomed cruisers as well as super-steep mogul studded free falls! Sunshine Village, located about 30 minutes from town, is a bit larger at 3358 acres full of long cruisers full of natural snow!
As most skiing is above 7000 feet, the view are unforgettable, and did we mention no lift lines! Lake Louise, located 45 minutes from town is the largest at 4200 acres and Canada’s single largest ski resort. Lake Louise has it all from gentle perfectly groomed beginner runs to double black diamonds.
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- 179" of annual snowfall
- 4201 total skiable acres
- Top elevation 8652 feet, base 5400 feet
- 25% beginner, 45% intermediate, 15% advanced, 15% expert
- Projected opening: 11/9/2012
- Projected closing: 5/5/2013