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Related Regions: Banff, Alberta, Canada, North America, Calgary, Ski Canada

Elevation

  • 8038ft
    Summit
  • 1650ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 5397ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 6
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    38%

  • Intermediate Runs

    25%

  • Advanced Runs

    37%

  • Expert Runs

    0%

  • Runs

    60

  • Terrain Parks

    1

  • Night Skiing

    20 ac

  • Longest Run

    0.7 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    190 ac

  • Snow Making

    162 ac

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Overview

The smallest of the Ski Big 3 Banff resorts, Mount Norquay is a local gem in the Canadian Rockies. Do not be fooled by the size of Mount Norquay, for the scenic beauty is that of a picture perfect postcard.

As one of the best-kept secrets of the Canadian Rockies, Mount Norquay is a perfect introductory mountain to Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort on the Big3 ticket. Mount Norquay is a world heritage site and the birthplace of skiing within the Canadian Rockies

 

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/08/201904/19/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    154
  • Projected Days Open
    164
  • Years Open
    93
  • Average Snowfall
    118"

More Info

The terrain at Mount Norqauy is great for intermediate and beginners. There may be limited terrain to explore but Mt. Norquay has an abundance of groomed trails, steep bumps, and amazing views of Banff and the surrounding mountain peaks.

The ski area is a great escape from the crowds at the other resorts that surround Banff. The resort is also closer to the town of Banff and is more protected when the snow starts blowing. The ski area is more geared towards beginners and intermediates but the expert and advanced skier will find some terrain worth exploring.

Mount Norquay is named after John Norquay, the premiere of Manitoba from 1878-1887, who climbed the mountain in 1888. The first ski runs were cut in 1926.

During the summer time, visitors can explore the Via Ferrata. The Via Ferrata, or iron road, is a climb lead by a certified guide where adventurers make their way up the cliff assisted by a fixed anchoring system of cables, ladders and a suspension bridge.

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Mt. Norquay Reviews

Paola Petralia
9th April 20195
Just to recognise Kelcey on guest service for going above and beyond helping me find a lost item. Excellent service thank you...Full review
Hamish Thomas
18th December 20185
Snowboarding for the first time not knowing at all of how to snowboard and only having the knowledge of skateboarding was an...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Mt. Norquay

    Box 1085, Banff, Alberta, Canada T1L 1H9

    T0L 0C0 Banff

    Canada


    Phone: (403) 762-4421

    Info@banffnorquay.com

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