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Banff - Ski Area Guide

Banff, Canada

Ski Resort (2,160m7,087ft to 2,730m8,957ft). Rated: 2/5 (from 3 ratings)

The Canadian Ski Resort of Banff has direct access to a total of 12 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,160m7,087ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,730m8,957ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.

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The next notable snow forecast for Banff is 2cm1in, expected on 21 February, with around 9cm4in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Piste and Lift Stats for Banff
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Banff Ski Area Height

Max Vertical and Resort Altitude for Banff
Max Vertical570m1,870ft
Highest Lift2,730m8,957ft
Lowest Piste2,160m7,087ft
Resort Altitude (Banff)2,160m7,087ft
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Banff Summary

There is an airport within two hours drive, so ski weekends, snowboard breaks and short ski holidays to Banff are perfectly feasible.

Skiing in Banff

Banff offers good sking, particularly, for Expert skiers.

Snowboarding in Banff

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

Banff in brief

Banff Ski Resort is:
Good for Expert Skiers.
Ok for Intermediate Skiers.
Ok for Beginners.

Banff Season Dates

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