Sunshine Village, Banff National Park

4.3
#2 of 23 in Winter Sports in Alberta
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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  • It is well known sunshine village is an excellent ski resort. However, it is also wonderful place in summer. Weather is great 30 degree lower than Calgary ‘s. After taking 26 minutes gondola to 2200 m...  more »
  • Well worth the trip to Sunshine Village, a ski resort in the summer. They keep one 8 person gondola open and one chair lift above it. Great scenery from the lifts but a short walk to the viewing platf...  more »
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