Banff's Sunshine Village

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Banff's Sunshine Village
Phone: 403 760-SNOW

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About the Ski Resort

Sunshine Village was established in 1928, in the heart of Canada's Banff National Park.

Sunshine offers more than 3,000 acres of beginner, intermediate and expert terrain that will satisfy all abilities of skiers and snowboarders.

Goat's Eye Mountain boasts 1,900 vertical feet of powder and groomed runs. It can be accessed by a high-speed detachable quad in just five minutes.

Sunshine Village is known for its light fluffy powder -- more than 30 feet per year of natural snow.

Banff boasts a variety of lodging options, activities for the whole family, ski shops for all of your equipment needs, & amazing restaurants!

Visitors with small children can rest assured that their kids are being well cared for while enjoying a day on the slopes. Amongst other resort services, The Kids Kampus day care center has full and half day programs for kids ages 19 months to 6 years. Children ages 3 through 12 can learn to enjoy skiing with certified children's instructors.

More than 50 professionally certified ski and snowboard instructors are eager to help skiers and snowboarders of all ages and abilities improve their skill and confidence.

Banff is located 135 km (85 miles) from Calgary on Trans-Canada Highway #1. Please use the links to the left to start planning your visit to Banff Sunshine Village!

Ski resort area details

Alpine Skiing: Yes
Night Skiing: No
Heli-Skiing: No
Snowcat Skiing: No
Snowboarding: No
Snowshoe trails: No
Cross country: 100 km
Snow tubing: No

 Easiest:  20 %

 More Difficult:  55 %

 Most Difficult:  25 %

 Experts only:  --

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Pace of Play: Pace of play: 0
Money Value: Money value: 0
Tees: Tees: 0
Service: Service: 0

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Mountain Statistics

Base elevation:  5,440 ft
Summit elevation:  8,954 ft
Vertical drop:  3,514 ft
Skiable area:  3,358 acres
Annual snowfall:  396 in
Snowmaking:  0 %
Number of trails:  107
Number of lifts:  12
Types of lifts:  2 Magic Carpets,
 1 Double Chair,
 1 Triple Chair,
 2 Quad Chairs,
 5 Hi-Speed Quads,
 1 High-speed Gondola

Ski Resort Services

Childcare  Yes
Adaptive skier:  No
Nearby lodging:  Yes
Ski lessons:  Yes
Snowboard lessons:  Yes
Ski rentals:  Yes
Snowboard rentals:  Yes

Ski Resort Maps (click on maps to enlarge)

Banff's Sunshine Village map
Banff's Sunshine Village map
Banff's Sunshine Village map

Ski Resort directions

Sunshine Village is located in Banff National Park in the heart of the Canadian Rockies and is only a 1- hour drive west of Calgary on a well-maintained 4-lane highway, 8 KM west of the town of Banff. Our access road is clearly sign posted from Highway #1.