Banff ski & snowboard holidays take you a superb resort in Canada's national park that is considered to be one of the best in the world. The town is located at an altitude of almost fourteen hundred metres with the highest lift rising to two thousand eight hundred metres. With two hundred kilometres of pistes, there are slopes to satisfy all skiers and boarders regardless of proficiency levels.
Since the average annual snow fall is a staggering thirty feet, visitors are guaranteed wonderful conditions throughout the season. There are three main ski areas all of which are served by free shuttle buses which have a journey of between fifteen minutes and forty-five minutes. The areas are Norquay Mountain, Lake Louise and Sunshine Village. They all have runs of varying difficulty levels and they all have good ski & board schools.
Each ski area has a number of gentle blue runs where those who are new to the sport can learn the basics and gain in confidence before moving on to more challenging terrain. Intermediates have a wide choice of pistes with Lake Louise and Sunshine Village providing wide open runs and gentle bowls. The advanced skier may find they are being really tested on the Delirium Dive on Lookout Mountain or on the steep runs and bumps on Goat's Eye Mountain. Each area has a snow park for boarders and the wide runs and bowls offer perfect terrain for their sport.
Banff hotels, apartments and lodges provide first class accommodation and standards of service are high. The many restaurants serve a wide variety of menu from fast foods to international cuisine. Portions are American-sized so you'll certainly replace the calories that you've used during your day on the slopes. The town has plenty of shops with malls and boutiques. Apres ski is a relaxed affair even though there are a good many bars, pubs and clubs. A range of recreational activities include ice walks, dog sledding, snow mobiling, ice skating and heli-skiing. There is also a swimming pool and hot spring pools. You can enjoy night skiing in Mount Norquay.
The Banff ski holiday season lasts from mid November to the beginning of May. The transfer time from Calgary is one and three quarter hours. The Banff National Park has year round popularity. During the summer months those who enjoy the great outdoors flock to the town..
Banff ski & snowboard holidays are renowned for the quality, the quantity and the reliability of the pistes which are snow sure throughout the season. Holidays here could never be classed as cheap but on the Cheekytrip web site you will find the Banff holiday that costs the least and offers the best value for money. You can find the best prices at low season when the hotels discount their prices. As a ski & snowboard price comparison site, Cheekytrip has access to the best deals from over three dozen holiday companies, all of which are competing for your custom. With such competition, you are sure to find the lowest tariffs. Just enter your point of departure, your dates and destination and with one quick search, we'll show you the Banff ski or board holiday that costs the least. All you then have to do to secure your trip, is to make a phone call. Since offers change on a daily basis, to avoid disappointment, ring the number and book today.