Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Nakiska Ski Area

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Overall Rating: 3.8

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.5
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 54
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.2

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 13%
  • Beginner
  • 38%
  • Families
  • 63%
  • Intermediate
  • 50%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 13%
  • Advanced
  • 0%

Helpful Highlights:

Bravo Nakiska! There will be public executions everyday until moral improves. Or in other words Nakiska will cut costs until their customers start realizin...

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    Nakiska

    by Darcy - 15th April 2014

    Pros: Close to Calgary

    Cons: Very POOR grooming

    Bravo Nakiska! There will be public executions everyday until moral improves. Or in other words Nakiska will cut costs until their customers start realizin... Full review

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  • 1

    Has potential going downhill fast.

    by Chris - 2nd February 2014

    Pros: Good parking lot.

    Cons: Badly managed

    Resort use to cater to families. Mountain is in bad condition still have mounds of man made snow on runs and it is February. The resort is never 100% open a... Full review

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  • 3

    Nakiska

    by dkluks - 25th January 2012

    Pros: Family mountain

    Cons: Flat/no snow/wind blown

    Family based mountain, great for learning, however as of yesterday limited snow and the wind picked up because of a Chinook. By 1pm the mountain was wind b... Full review

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  • 4

    great practice hill

    by mbourree - 15th January 2011

    Pros: Lootss of groomers

    Cons: a little icy

    Had a great time warming up for the bigger hills, and building confidence on skis - great training aea for cutting your edges and getting comfortable on you... Full review

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  • 4

    williba

    by williba - 20th November 2010

    Pros: Excellant skiing for every age and ability group

    Cons: An hour from Banff

    Coming back to Banff for the 4th time from the UK. Will be visiting Nakiska for the 6th time in Jan/feb 2011, looking forward to skiing the quiet runs so we... Full review

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  • 3

    nakiska caters to a certain demographic

    by heelsidepwdr - 15th December 2009

    Pros: great mountain to learn, close to calgary, excellent chairlifts, gets hit with upsloping storms

    Cons: terrain is more begginer-ish, man made snow can be icy, lots of grooming

    If i was learning to ski or snowboard and lived in calgary surley getting a season pass at nakiska would be a good idea. It is relatively cheap, and the cha... Full review

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