BANFF SUN­SHINE VIL­LAGE, . @skibig3, @sun­shinevil­lage, @shredssv . face­, face­­shinevil­lagere­sort

Transworld Snowboarding - - TWSNOW 2019 RESORT GUIDE -


Lo­ca­tion: Banff, AB, Canada

Sum­mit El­e­va­tion: 8,954 ft

An­nual Snow­fall: 360”

Most pop­u­lar run: South Di­vide

Ride-able Acres: 3,358

Num­ber of Lifts: 12

Num­ber of Trails: 137

Ticket Prices: $124 CAD per day ($94 USD) SkiBig3 Ticket

Near­est Air­port: Cal­gary In­ter­na­tional Air­port (YYC)

Aprés: Mad Trap­pers Sa­loon at Old Sun­shine Lodge, Banff Av­enue Brew Pub in Banff, Rose & Crown in Banff

Top Events: Holy Bowl-EH (Spring 2020), Slush Cup, SlushShine Rail Jam

Res­ta­raunts: Mad Trap­pers Sa­loon at Old Sun­shine Lodge, Chim­ney Cor­ner at Sun­shine Moun­tain Lodge, Ea­gles Nest Cana­dian Bistro at Sun­shine Moun­tain Lodge

Ho­tels/Lodg­ing: The Sun­shine Moun­tain Lodge

Any spe­cial sea­son pass of­fers or dis­counted lift tick­ets: Banff Sun­shine is part of the SkiBig3 group of re­sorts (Banff Sun­shine, Lake Louise, Mt Norquay). Save up to 15% on SkiBig3 lift tick­ets with ad­vanced on­line pur­chase. Banff Sun­shine is also part of the Moun­tain Col­lec­tive and Ikon Pass pro­grams


Banff Sun­shine of­fers snow­board­ers four sep­a­rate ter­rain parks. Each park is de­signed to al­low rid­ers to progress their skills and build con­fi­dence. Spring Hill Park high­lights a flowy, Holy Bowly-es­que line, Kids Play fo­cuses on begin­ner pro­gres­sion, and The Great Di­vide and Griz­zly Parks fea­ture more tra­di­tional park set-ups.


Banff Sun­shine Vil­lage sits high on the Con­ti­nen­tal Di­vide in the heart of Banff Na­tional Park in the Cana­dian Rock­ies, just 15 min­utes from the vi­brant moun­tain town of Banff. Three sprawl­ing moun­tains pro­vide breath­tak­ing sight lines, un­in­ter­rupted by any signs of civ­i­liza­tion be­yond the re­sort bound­aries. This worl­drenowned 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 Top 10 off-piste des­ti­na­tions in the world.


The new SkiBig3 Guided Ad­ven­ture quickly in­te­grates the vis­it­ing rider into Banff’s lo­cal moun­tain cul­ture. De­signed specif­i­cally for in­ter­me­di­ate or ad­vanced rid­ers who want to dis­cover the hid­den gems of the re­gion with­out wast­ing time (lift-line pri­or­ity), find those pow­der stashes that are eas­ily missed, and learn the best lines on the re­sort all while con­nect­ing with lo­cals who know the ins-and-outs of the moun­tain and lo­cal hot spots. The three-day sched­ule hits up the best of Banff Sun­shine, Lake Louise, and Norquay. For more info, check out­ven­tures.

Rider: Roope Ton­teri Photo: Mike Yoshida

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