Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Sunshine Village

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Overall Rating: 3.5

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 3.8
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 51
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.4
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 56%
  • Beginner
  • 28%
  • Families
  • 44%
  • Intermediate
  • 61%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 61%
  • Advanced
  • 44%

Helpful Highlights:

I wouldn't come here for a long time, not worth the drive at all or the money. no snow....

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  • 5

    Sunshine

    by willi - 9th December 2010

    Pros: Long season From the divide you can cruise for a mile

    Cons: Can be rather cold at the top.

    This Feb will be our 4th holiday to Banff, with Sunshine as one of our musts. We have seen the changes to the base area buildings on Sunshine TV which were... Full review

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  • 4

    sunshine is a good mountain to hit

    by heelsidepwdr - 15th December 2009

    Pros: long season, great free ride zone, spring skiing, views

    Cons: crowds, parking, flat spots, visibility

    because of the elevation, sunshine is prone to high winds and low visibility... during these conditions it is best to stay in the trees as the alpine areas ... Full review

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  • 3

    Good but not great

    by y036d - 13th November 2009

    Pros: Big Hill. Great Views

    Cons: Runs are too short and the resort has way too much flat land

    Sunshine is great family hill. That's it. The more difficult skiing is often closed and the runs are way too short. When I ski Sunshine I spend most of m... Full review

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  • 4

    Can't miss it.

    by rockiroads - 18th February 2009

    Pros: Variety terrain, great views, Banff

    Cons: Takes time getting to it

    An amazing place with large bowls, or trees ski above trees, an amzing variety of runs, good food, interesting. The views of the mountains outstanding and ... Full review

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  • 5

    We adored Sunshine Village!

    by AmyN - 12th February 2009

    Pros: Too many to mention

    Cons: Poor apres opportunity at resort

    We travelled as a group of 12 and had a fantastic holiday! I would highly recommend Banff and Sunshine Village to anyone. Our tri area pass covered Lake... Full review

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  • 3

    Cold=Closed

    by jpo7943 - 16th December 2008

    Pros: Beautiful Town

    Cons: Cold=Closed

    A recent trip to Banf in December 2008 resulted in Extremely Cold Temps (-30c) and Closed Resorts. They do not operate the lifts when the temp reach -30c. B... Full review

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