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Festivals in the Canadian Rockies

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Imagine winter like this in Canada.

World-class skiing, just hours after landing. Winter is mountain-time in Canada. When it comes to skiing in the Canadian Rockies, one resort just isn't enough. Calgary, Alberta is a short scenic drive from three great ski resorts. Each resort has its unique appeal. It's up to you to find your favourite.

Mt. Norquay
Distance from Calgary: 1 hr 30 min drive

Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. Since its opening in 1926, Mt. Norquay continues to be a local favourite. Famous as the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes, the resort offers the only night skiing in Banff-Lake Louise including a fully lit terrain park.

Sunshine Village Ski and Snowboard Resort
Distance from Calgary: 1 hr 40 min drive

Located just 15 minutes from the town of Banff and spread over 3,300 acres, Sunshine Village boasts the longest non-glacial ski season in the Canadian Rockies, receiving up to 9 m (30 ft) of snow in its mid-November to late-May season. In the centre of the village at 2,195 m (7,200 ft) you will find the Sunshine Mountain Lodge, Banff's only ski-in, ski-out hotel.

The Lake Louise Ski Resort and Gondola
Distance from Calgary: 2 hr drive

Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. The wilderness is pristine and inspirational. Located in the heart of majestic and historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class ski and snowboard terrain.

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