Banff Sunshine

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Overall
4.5

Banff Sunshine Ski Resort is in the heart of Banff National Park, and it's beautiful. Ski Sunshine has 3,358 ac on three mountains. You start your day at Sunshine taking a gondola to the ski area base village at 7,000 ft - very European that way. Given its elevation, Sunshine has spectacular scenery and snowy mountains in all directions. Sunshine is so big you vast it encompasses skiing on both sides of the Continental Divide - Alberta and British Columbia.

Banff Sunshine vs
Banff SunshineLake Louise
beginner20 %25 %
intermediate55 %45 %
advanced20 %19 %
expert5 %11 %
total runs137 145
ski area3,358ac 4,200ac
summit elevation8,956ft 8,651ft
total lifts12 10
child lift ticketFree $39 CAD ($29 USD)
adult lift ticket$109 CAD ($81 USD) $104 CAD ($78 USD)
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall135″ 109″
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Banff Sunshine Reviews

Fabulous 4.5 / 5
based on 11 reviews

How well the resort caters for beginner skiers / boarders

Beginners

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Intermediates

How well the resort caters for advanced skiers / boarders

Advanced

How accessible and convenient it is to get to this resort from a major destination

Accessibility

Quality of the off-piste terrain

Side/Backcountry

Overall value for money of the resort

Value for money

Quality of lifts, lift speed and lift layout in the resort

Lifts

Quantity and quality of the snow

Snow

How uncrowded is the resort

Uncrowded

Après ski and dining options

Town

Services and facilities e.g. child care, tubing, health care, equipment hire

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How family friendly is this resort?

Family Friendliness
Very Good!4 / 5Aug 21, 2007
SShirley
I stayed at the Banff Springs Resort, and the hotel is like a museum. There is as much to do inside the hotel (including bowling) as there is outside.

Other ski resorts in Banff, Alberta

Lake Louise
25% 45% 30%
Mount Norquay
20% 36% 44%
Banff Sunshine
20% 55% 25%