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Ski holidays in Banff

Fantastic Big 3 ski area, with an excellent ski-bus service!

Banff is a lively town set in the spectacularly beautiful Banff National Park. Downtown Banff offers traditional Canadian hospitality with an excellent variety of bars, some with live music, and a wide choice of restaurants catering for all tastes and budgets. Your Tri-area lift pass covers the three ski areas of Lake Louise ski area (45 minutes’ drive), Mount Norquay (10 minutes’ drive) and Sunshine Village (25 minutes’ drive). A regular ski bus service, included with the pre-booked Tri-area lift pass, operates from our Banff hotels to all three ski areas. Although Mt Norquay is often referred to as Banff’s “local” hill, the resort should not be under-rated. Yes, it has easy trails but also some challenging ones too, such as Memorial Bowl, Temptation and Lone Pine. Sunshine Village has some of the highest skiing in Canada. It has three mountains: Mount Standish (with some of the easier trails) Lookout Mountain (high above the tree line with views across the Great Divide) and Goat’s Eye (with some of the best tree skiing on its lower slopes).

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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country


Beginners skiing in Banff

There is plenty of easy skiing in each of the three areas around Banff, but Lake Louise is especially recommended.

Intermediates skiing in Banff

Start with some fast cruising at Norquay then head to Lake Louise or Sunshine which both offer a selection of long well groomed runs to test your skills.

Advanced skiing in Banff

Try the North American chair at Norquay for steep mogul runs, at Sunshine, Lookout Mountain and Goats Eye are where you will find challenging runs and at Lake Louise head for the Back Bowls or the World downhill course.

Snowboarding in Banff

All three areas are ideal for boarders and each has its own snowboard park. Expert tuition is also on hand to help you master this exciting sport.

Mountain Facts
  • Ski area Alberta
  • Resort Altitude1630m
  • Ski Alt. From1384m
  • Ski Alt. To2730m
  • Runs
  • Longest Run8
  • Run Information

    274 runs. 20% Blue, 55% Red, 25% Black

  • Lifts Chairlifts 17 , Free Baby Lifts False , Draglifts 4 , Gondolas 2 , Magic Carpets 1
  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Whole Area Pass Lifts24
  • Night Skiing IncludedYes
  • Off-piste OptionsNo
  • Slope Direction,N,E,S,W
  • Snowpark Info

    3 snow parks.

  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free with lift pass

Mountain Host

Free ski hosting with your local Ski Host

  • from£1002pp
  • 174 rooms
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Moose Hotel & Suites is the newest hotel in Banff, this Deluxe 4 star plus is centrally situated a minute walk from the downtown Banff. Designed to mountain elegance with warm, rich and natural material.

  • from£814pp
  • 99 rooms
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The Banff Inn is a popular and friendly hotel located on Banff Avenue and only minutes from the restaurants, shopping and vibrant nightlife.

  • from£872pp
  • 211 rooms

Banff Park Lodge is conveniently situated in the heart of downtown Banff and offers excellent facilities, cuisine and service with friendly and welcoming staff.


  • from£1003pp
  • 134 rooms

Proud to feature the lovley Banff Ptarmigan Inn that has been refurbished and now based with breakfast included and at a supplement dinner can be taken.

  • from£830pp
  • 58 rooms

This great value modern lodge enjoys a peaceful and scenic location just steps away from the Bow River and only 2.5 blocks from 'downtown' Banff Avenue.

  • from£1036pp
  • 77 rooms
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The Brewster Family is proud to honour over a century of western tradition by providing guests with accommodation in the heart of downtown Banff. Offering log furnishing, western decor and historic photos from the Brewster family define the interior of the lodge. Located just one block from the Banff Avenue so only steps away from dining, shopping and Banff night life.

  • from£935pp
  • 190 rooms

Caribou Lodge has long been Inghams favourite as its well known for its friendly and outgoing staff, who are always happy to help.The hotel is on Banff Avenue and just few minutes into centre.

  • from£1079pp
  • 768 rooms

A world famous hotel, the old Baronial splendor of the Fairmont Banff Springs never fails to amaze. Resort withen with all your needs covered and the ski bus starts right outside the hotel.

  • from£1052pp
  • 67 rooms

Situated within the Inns of Banff complex, these luxury apartments offer very spacious and comfortable accommodation within the privacy of an apartment, yet with the facilities of the hotel at hand.

  • from£989pp
  • 189 rooms

The Inns of Banff Hotel is a modern, stylish complex offering excellent services and facilities. Frienldy staff withen the hotel and the reception are very knowledgeable and one of the reason Inghams clients repeat thier stay at Inns of Banff hotel.

  • 346 rooms

The deluxe and elegant Rimrock is built in grand style with luxurious facilities such as the spa and indoor heated pool. Superb views of the mountains and restaurants with great menus and service.

  • from£961pp
  • 98 rooms
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The welcoming and friendly Rundlestone is a family owned and operated hotel providing a high standard of accommodation, with the 2011 Alberta "Good Housekeeping" award, this is a relaxed and informal Rocky Mountain character lodge.

  • from£1122pp
  • 116 rooms

Ideally located on the main Banff Avenue, the Fox captures the historic and natural elements of Banff National Park.Fox and Suites is an inghams favourite with great ambiance.

  • from£980pp
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We are very pleased to offer our new addition in Banff. The Banff Aspen Lodge is a popular hotel situated only 3 minutes walk from the shops and restaurants on Banff High Street.

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
The heart and soul of the Canadian Rockies
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