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Banff Ski Resort Guide

Banff, Canada

Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers.
Highest Lift2,730m
Resort Height2,160m
 Nearest AirportCalgary International
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The Canadian ski resort of Banff is at an altitude of 2,160m.


Banff has direct access to a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,160m, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,730m, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Banff offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.


Banff offers some good boarding and there is a Snow Park in Banff.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Banff?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm, expected on 14 June.

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Snow Forecast by day for Banff

Ski Area Stats

Banff Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Banff Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,730m
Lowest Piste2,160m
Resort Altitude (Banff)2,160m
Max Vertical570m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Banff
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Banff?

This ski resort is in Alberta, Canada.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Banff is Calgary International, 106 minutes drive away.


Ski Lift Capacity

There are 12 ski lifts.

Season Dates

When is Banff open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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