Ski Sunshine Village
ski sunshine village, banff
Boasting almost 100% soft, natural snow, Sunshine Village is renowned for it's lengthy ski season from mid-November until late May.

Located just a 15 minute drive from the world-class resort town of Banff, skiers and riders can hop aboard a new high-speed 8 passenger gondola and arrive to over 3,300 acres of stunning alpine terrain in under 13 minutes.

Located at the top of the Continental Divide, the majority of the terrain at Sunshine Village is above 7,000 feet, far above the hustle & bustle of the valley below.

Lift lineups are never an issue at Sunshine Village as the resort features 12 different lifts including seven modern quad chairs - the most in the Rockies. New this year, Sunshine has replaced Standish double chair with a quad chairlift and will add more advanced terrain on Goat's Eye mountain.

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Resort Statistics
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Hours of Operation 9:00am - 4:00pm daily
Gondola hours 8:00am - 5:30pm Mon-Thurs
    (weekends extended)
Opening early Nov
Tentative Closing late May
Vertical 1070 meters (3514 feet)
Base Elevation 1658 meters (5440 feet)
Peak Elevation 2730 meters (8954 feet)
Acreage 3358 acres
Average Snowfall 670 cm (264 in)
Snowmaking 1% - base and park only
Trails 107 runs
Terrain beginner 22% Beginner
  intermediate 31% Intermediate
  advanced 42% Advanced
  expertexpert 5% Expert
Longest Run 8 kms (5 miles)
Cumulative Length of Runs Approx. 82 kms (52 miles)
Lifts 1 High speed 8 Passenger Gondola
  5 High Speed Quad Chairlifts
  2 Quad Chairlifts
  1 Triple Chairlift
  1 Double Chairlifts
  2 Surface Lifts
Lift Capacity Approximately 22,000 people/hour
Ski School Group Ski & Snowboard Lessons
  Private Ski & Snowboard Lessons
  Learn to Ski & Snowboard Packages
Daycare Available for ages 19 mnths-6 yrs
Equipment Rentals Available at the area

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