Banff Sunshine Village

Banff Sunshine Village

Banff Sunshine Ski Resort

Nestled amidst the breathtaking Canadian Rockies, Banff Sunshine Village stands as a premier destination for winter enthusiasts seeking an unforgettable alpine experience. With its pristine snow, stunning vistas, and a plethora of activities for all skill levels, Banff Sunshine Village captivates visitors year after year.


Trails for Every Level of Skier & Snowboarder

Embark on a journey through Banff Sunshine Village's diverse array of trails, each offering its own unique blend of challenges and rewards. From beginners honing their skills to seasoned experts seeking the ultimate thrill, Banff Sunshine Village has something to offer every snow enthusiast. So strap on your skis or snowboard, and let the adventure begin.

Beginner Trails

  • Strawberry Express: For those just starting or looking for a leisurely cruise, Strawberry Express offers gentle slopes and sweeping views, making it an ideal introduction to skiing or snowboarding.
  • Wolverine Ridge: Another fantastic option for beginners, Wolverine Ridge provides ample space to practice basic techniques while immersing oneself in the natural beauty of the area.


Intermediate Trails
  • Angel Flight: Intermediate skiers and snowboarders will revel in the challenges presented by Angel Flight. With its varied terrain and moderate pitch, this trail offers the perfect blend of excitement and accessibility.
  • South Divide: Featuring winding paths and occasional moguls, South Divide offers intermediate riders a thrilling ride through the stunning landscape of Banff Sunshine Village.
Advanced Trails
  • Delirium Dive: Reserved for the most experienced thrill-seekers, Delirium Dive boasts steep chutes, deep powder, and adrenaline-pumping descents that will leave even the most seasoned riders exhilarated.
  • Wildslide: For those seeking a true test of skill, Wildslide offers a challenging mix of technical descents and tight turns, ensuring an unforgettable experience for advanced skiers and snowboarders alike.


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Banff has a total of 120 runs.

The longest run is 8 kilometers long.

There is approximately 3,300 acres of backcountry to explore at Banff Sunshine Village.



Banff Sunshine Village boasts impressive elevation stats that promise unforgettable alpine adventures for skiers and snowboarders alike. Here are the elevation stats for Banff Sunshine Village:

Base Elevation: Approximately 5,440 feet (1,658 meters)

Summit Elevation: Approximately 8,954 feet (2,729 meters)

Vertical Rise: Approximately 3,514 feet (1,071 meters)

With a substantial vertical rise and a lofty summit elevation, Banff Sunshine Village offers thrilling descents and breathtaking panoramic views, immersing visitors in the awe-inspiring beauty of the surrounding mountain landscape. Whether you're carving through fresh powder or taking in the scenery from atop the summit, Banff Sunshine Village ensures an unparalleled mountain experience that will leave you longing to return time and time again.


Sunshine Chair Lifts
  • Quad High Speed Chairlift (heated): 1
  • Quad High Speed Chairlift: 6
  • Quad Chairlift: 2

Banff Sunshine Village has a quad chairlift that has heated seats - making it the only heated chair lift in Canada.

        Sunshine Gondola
        • Gondola Lifts: 1
        Magic Carpet:
        Banff Magic Carpets
        • Magic Carpet: 2

        Après-Ski and Dining Options

        After a day of exhilarating adventure on the mountain, visitors can unwind and indulge in the array of après-ski and dining options available at Banff Sunshine Village.

        From cozy cafĂŠs serving piping hot cocoa to elegant restaurants offering gourmet cuisine, there's something to satisfy every palate and preference.

        Must Not Miss Restaurants:

        1. Chimney Corner: Nestled at the base of the mountain, Chimney Corner offers a cozy atmosphere and delectable menu featuring locally sourced ingredients and innovative dishes sure to tantalize the taste buds.

        2. Eagle's Nest: Perched atop the mountain, Eagle's Nest provides breathtaking panoramic views alongside a diverse menu of hearty fare and refreshing beverages, making it the perfect spot to unwind and recharge after a day on the slopes.


        In conclusion, Banff Sunshine Village stands as a veritable winter wonderland, offering a plethora of trails for all skill levels, breathtaking scenery, and unparalleled dining options. Whether you're a novice seeking your first taste of alpine adventure or an expert craving a challenge, Banff Sunshine Village promises an unforgettable experience that will leave you longing to return year after year. So pack your gear, hit the slopes, and discover the magic of Banff Sunshine Village for yourself.

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