The two towns of Banff and Lake Louise in the Rockies are only half an hour apart. Between them, they have three amazing ski resorts! You can access the resorts all on one lift ticket when you buy the SkiBig3 pass. Ski all day and spend the night in scenic Lake Louise or lively Banff.
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Get to know Mt. Norquay, Lake Louise and Sunshine Village's impressive runs before you go on your ski holiday near Banff
Situated in the stunning Canadian Rockies, Banff has to be one of the most picturesque towns in all of Canada. It is as charming as it is beautiful, and not surprisingly, it is a very popular destination for ski holidays in Canada! Banff is one of Canada's most visited towns all year round, offering incredible snow in the winter for a perfect ski and snowboard holiday, with easy access to the SkiBig3 resorts - Mount Norquay, Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort. The town of Lake Louise boasts the famous namesake lake and the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. It's a relaxed and scenic place to stay for your ski holiday and has the same easy access to the three resorts.
With such great access to the SkiBig3 resorts - all of which you can enjoy on just one lift ticket - Banff and Lake Louise really are dream destinations for ski holidays in Canada. Mount Norquay is a friendly resort that is revered by tourists and locals alike, with runs for all levels from beginners to advanced skiers. Sunshine Village is a resort high in the Rocky Mountains with panoramic views of the majestic mountains, yet is only 15 minutes from Banff. Lake Louise is Canada's biggest ski resort with runs to suit any skier; perfect for families or groups to enjoy together. If you're planning a ski holiday in Banff Lake Louise, speak to our knowledgeable experts for everything from flights to ski hire.
From where to eat to the best après, find our top tips for your Banff ski holiday
There are dozens to choose from! Mt. Norquay boasts The Cliffhouse Bistro for fine dining at the top of the North American Chair. At Lake Louise, the Whitehorn Bistro offers cheese fondue mid-mountain. At Sunshine, the Daylodge at the top of the gondola has three casual eateries. Image by Noel Hendrickson.
A trip wouldn't be complete without a dip in the world-famous hot springs. Rejuvenate and recharge!
Enjoy a panoramic gondola ride to the summit of Banff's Sulphur Mountain or ride the Lake Louise gondola for views of Mt Temple.
You can't visit Banff National Park and not sightsee! Make time for the Valley of the Ten Peaks at least.
Try Mt. Norquay's Lone Pine Pub, Lake Louise's Powderkeg Lounge or Sunshine Village's Mad Trapper's Saloon.
There are so many to choose from! The Dell Valley run at Sunshine Village is a great green run for those new to shredding powder. Mt. Norquay's 90 Glades is an exciting option for intermediate skiers and riders. For experts, hit up Lake Louise's E Gulley from the top of Summit Platter for exhilarating powder chutes and epic terrain. Image by Reuben Krabbe.