Sunshine Village, only 10 minutes west of Banff, provides skiers and boarders with a 12-lift system featuring 9 super lifts, the most in the Canadian Rockies. The first ride takes you up five miles to the base area. High-speed quads allow a faster ride, higher capacity, greater height on the mountain, and improved access to the runs leading to the Continental Divide. Ski or ride in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia on the same run. Sunshine Village celebrated their record breakingsnowfall in 2011/2012, over 34 feet of champagne powder falling throughout the season. Canada’s highest elevated resort has guaranteed snow conditions from early November to late May, on over 3,300 acres of terrain.
Region: Banff National Park
Closest Town: Banff, Alberta
|Vertical Rise||3510 ft|
|Base Elevation||5446 ft|
|Summit Elevation||8957 ft|
|Annual Snowfall||360 inches|
|Number of Trails||107|
|Longest Run||3 miles / 4.8 km|
|Number of Lifts||12|
|High Speed Six Chairs||0|
|High Speed Quad Chairs||6|
|Season 2018||Opened 11/08/17|
|Season 2017||11/03/16 to 05/26/17 (205 days)|
|Season 2016||11/14/15 to 05/12/16 (181 days)|
|Season 2015||11/16/14 to 05/18/15 (184 days)|
|Season 2014||11/25/13 to 05/12/14 (169 days)|
|Season 2013||11/09/12 to 05/16/13 (189 days)|
Sunshine Resort Features
|Cross Country Skiing|
Snow Reports and conditions for Sunshine Village.
Season Started: 11/08/17
Pricing last updated 11/15/17
(65 and over)
Ages 5 and under free.
Note: Pricing above is subject to change and is based on resort ticket window prices published on resorts website. Use for reference only.
Discount Lift Ticket Deals
|Lodging at Base|
|Lodging Nearby||view directory|
Banff is about 20km from the base of Sunshine
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|Ski Lessons Available|