Sunshine Village

Getting There

Sunshine Village is located in the beautiful Banff National Park, part of the World UNESCO Canadian Rocky Mountain Parks, 15 minutes away from the resort town of Banff. The closest international airport is in Calgary, Alberta (AB) a 1.5 hour drive away. Shuttle service is available. Sunshine Village is 45 minutes from Lake Louise and 4.5 hours from Edmonton, AB.

Read about Sunshine Village's wild side here!

Mountain Stats

Average Snowfall: 30 ft/ 9 m

Season Length: mid-November to mid-May

Average Temperature: -12 C


  • Vertical Rise/Drop: 3,514 ft. (1,070 metres)

  • Base: 5,440 ft. (1,658 metres)

  • Summit: 8,954 ft. (2,730 metres)

Snowmaking: 4 guns (at the start of the season)

Number of Lifts: 12, including high speed 8-passenger gondola

Total Terrain: 3,358 acres/ 1,359 hectares

Number of Trails: 107 named runs, plus gladed areas & offshoots

Number of Parks/Pipes: 2, Peanut and Butter Park, Rogers Park

Longest Run: 8 km/ 5 miles

Terrain Difficulty:

  • Beginner - 20%

  • Intermediate  - 55%

  • Advanced and Expert Terrain - 25%

Alpine Skiing/Snowboarding?  Yes

Groomed Nordic Skiing Trails?  Yes

On hill child Care? Yes

On hill accommodations?  Yes

On hill village? No

Sunshine Village Trail Map

Sunshine Village trail map, Banff, AB

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Goat's Eye Trail Map

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Standish Trail Map

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Lookout Mountain Trail Map

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