Sunshine Village, AB

Sunshine Village, AB

Sunshine Village, AB
This beautiful Canadian ski resort also happens to be located on the Canadian Rockies in Banff, AB and stretches into Assiniboine, BC. The mountain is also 1-½ hours away from Calgary, AB. If you are in “Cowtown”, be sure to take that short trip to the famous mountain.

Sunshine Mountain
Although this is one massive snow park, it features 3 different mountains, Goat’s Eye, Lookout and Standish. A good thing to note is that this mountain is not ski-in, ski-out and that is a 20-minute ride from Banff and the nearest accommodations. This is completely understandable considering that the peak is at an elevation of almost 9,000 feet! In addition, for people that are parking their car at the base, they will ride a rather steep gondola ride that really encompasses the amazing view of the Rockies. Also, they feature something called the Rogers Terrain Park that has boxes, big jumps, and tons of rails.

When you actually get to riding on the mountain, you will realize that the powder is so soft and light that it almost feels surreal. So be sure to experience the mountain to its fullest extent and try to start your day early for the best panoramic views. Although Sunshine Village prides themselves on their beautiful snowy escapades, they also experience beautiful summers where you can stand at the summit and oversee the beautiful Rockies and their white peaks.