Mount Norquay

Mount Norquay

The Best Kept Secret in the Rockies

…awe-inspiring vistas…every angle another postcard in the making.
Snowboarder Magazine

Since its opening in 1926, Mt. Norquay continues to be the locals’ gem. Famous for being the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes, and with excellent beginner terrain, everyone will love this small, family-friendly resort.

Just minutes from the Town of Banff, Mt. Norquay offers the only night skiing in Banff-Lake Louise, including a fully lit terrain park, and expert snowmaking on 85% of the terrain. Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. This is the best-kept secret in the Canadian Rockies!

Mt. Norquay

190 Acres
28 runs
1,650 feet vertical

Chairlifts

1 High speed quad chairlift
2 Quad chairlifts
1 Double chairlift
2 Surface lifts

Mountains

20% beginner
36% intermediate
28% Advanced
16% Expert

  • Photo: Paul Zizka/Banff Lake Louise Tourism

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Mt. Norquay statistics
Season Length November – April
Hours of Operation 9:00am – 4:00pm daily (winter only)
Night Skiing 5:00pm – 10:00pm Fridays & Saturdays from January – March
Opening Date November 1, 2013 (weekends only).
Full opening November 29, 2013.
Closing Date April 21, 2014
Vertical 503 metres (1,650 feet)
Base Elevation 1,630 metres (5,350 feet)
Peak Elevation 2,133 metres (7,000 feet)
Acreage 190 acres
Average Snowfall 300 cm (120 in)
Snowmaking 85% of skiable terrain
Trails 28 runs
Terrain 20% Beginner
36% Intermediate
28% Advanced
16% Expert
Longest Run 1,167 metres (3,828 feet)
Cumulative Length of Runs 16.4 km (10.2 miles)
Lifts 1 High speed quad chairlift
2 Quad chairlifts
1 Double chairlift
2 Surface lifts
Lift Capacity 7,000 people/hour
Ski School Group & Private Lessons available
Racing Yes
Daycare Available for children from 19 months to
6 years
Equipment Rentals Banff Ski Hub
Mt. Norquay. Photo: Malcolm Carmichael
For more resort-specific information, visit banffnorquay.com.