Sunshine Village Ski Resort

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# 3Family Friendly in North America
# 1Beginner Terrain in Canada
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Situated high along the Continental Divide in Banff National Park, Sunshine Village is home to breathtaking views and one of Canada’s longest ski seasons. Sunshine Village is Canada’s highest elevated resort and is located in the heart of Banff National Park.

The ski area encompasses more than 3,300 skiable acres and terrain ranges from long groomed runs to steep expert trails.

Where Is Sunshine Village Ski Resort Located?

Banff Sunshine Village is located 80 miles west of Calgary International Airport and 5 miles from Banff off the Trans-Canada Highway. Calgary International Airport is serviced by many different airlines, including non-stop flights from many American cities. Once there, you can rent a car or take one of the Banff shuttle buses. From Banff, there are daily shuttle buses between the town and the ski resort, which are free if you have a Sunshine Village or Ski Big 5 season pass or lift ticket.

Plan Your Trip

Sunshine Village Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

72"
45"
30"
15"
28"
56"
Nov
60"
Dec
40"
Jan
51"
Feb
40"
Mar

Terrain Overview

18%
Beginners Runs
26%
Intermediate Runs
48%
Advanced Runs
8%
Expert Runs
145
Runs in Total
5.0 mi
Longest Run
3358 ac
Skiable Terrain

Total Lifts: 11

1
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
7
High Speed Quads
2
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
0
Double Chairs
1
Surface Lifts

Elevation

8957'
Summit
3510'
Vertical Drop
5446'
Base

Important Dates

November 06, 20212021/11/06

Projected Opening

May 15, 20222022/05/15

Projected Closing

177

Projected Days Open

202

Days Open Last Year

1928

Years Open

360"

Average Snowfall
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