Sunshine Village Ski Resort

Easy Access to Powder Terrain

Sunshine Village sits high on the Continental Divide in the heart of Banff National Park just 15 minutes’ drive from the cozy mountain town of Banff. Three sprawling mountains provide breathtaking site lines, uninterrupted by any signs of civilization beyond the resort’s leasehold.

Sunshine Village’s seven-month season stretches from early November until late May – the longest non-glacial ski season in Canada. Sunshine can receive up to nine metres (30 feet) of snow in a season and the Village’s altitude of 7,200 feet ensures the snow stays light and dry.

The world-renowned resort features more than 3,300 acres of skiable terrain, ranging from gentle beginner runs all the way up to extreme big mountain runs. Sunshine’s very own Delirium Dive has been named one of the 10 top off-piste destinations in the world.

Sunshine Village was awarded “Best View from the Best Off-Piste Run” by Ski Canada magazine.

Canada’s first heated chairlift made it’s debut at Sunshine Village just in time for the 2015-16 ski season. The new TeePee Town LX high-speed quad features heated seats, footrests and protective orange bubble covers. The lift offers access to blue runs with expansive views of Mount Assiniboine off of the Continental Divide while also opening up challenging black and double black terrain like the Shoulder – a local’s favourite— as well as the popular Tee Pee Chutes.

Where to Find Us

Mountain Statistics

Banff Sunshine Logo

3,358 acres

145+ runs

3,514 feet vertical

1 high speed 8 passenger gondola

8 high speed / quad chairlifts

1 bubble heated high speed quad

2 surface lifts

Beginner Runs
Intermediate Runs
Advanced Runs
Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort statistics
Hours of Operation 9:00am – 4:00pm
Gondola Hours 8:00am – 5:30pm Mon-Thurs (weekends extended)
Opening Date November 3, 2016
Closing Date May 22, 2017
Vertical 1,070 meters (3,514 feet)
Base Elevation 1,660 meters (5,440 feet)
Peak Elevation 2,730 meters (8,954 feet)
Acreage 3,358 acres
Annual Snowfall Up to 9 metres (30 feet)
Snowmaking N/A
Trails 107 runs
Terrain 20% Beginner
55% Intermediate
25% Advanced
Longest Run 8 kms (5 miles)
Cumulative Length of Runs Approximately 82 kms (52 miles)
Lifts 1 High speed 8 Passenger Gondola
8 High speed / Quad Chairlifts
1 Bubble Heated High Speed Quad
2 Surface Lifts
Lift Capacity Approximately 20,000 people/hour
Ski School Group and Private Ski and Snowboard Lessons
Learn to Ski & Snowboard Packages
Racing Dual-Slaloms
Daycare Available for kids 19 months to 6 years
Equipment Rentals Banff Ski Hub and at the area featuring Salomon skis & snowboards

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