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Is Sunshine Village closing?

Is Sunshine Village closing?

These dates are subject to change at Sunshine Village’s discretion based on weather and snowfall….Opening and Closing Dates. Sunshine VillageClosed.

Season Opening Closing
20/21 Nov 09 2020 May 24 2021
19/20 Nov 08 2019 Mar 17 2020 *
18/19 Nov 09 2018 May 20 2019
17/18 Nov 08 2017 May 21 2018

How long is Sunshine Village open?


Banff Sunshine Resort Statistics
Season Length November – May
Hours of Operation 9:00am – 4:00pm
Gondola Hours 8:00am – 5:30pm Mon-Thurs (weekends extended)
Opening Date November 11, 2021 (tentative)

Is the Delirium Dive open?

The Canadian Rockies’ biggest, boldest, and steepest freeride zone is now open for the 2020/21 winter season. That’s right, Delirium Dive, our experts-only freeride zone, is now open for the 2020/21 winter season.

Is Sunshine Village good for beginners?

Beginners Sunshine Village Almost the entire Sunshine Village ski resort is very well suited for beginners (excluding Goat’s Eye Mountain). There is a beginner area with a people mover right at the mountain station of the gondola lift. There are easy and very easy slopes everywhere.

Why is Sunshine Village closed?

Unfortunately, due to the ongoing pandemic, effective April 1st, 2021, we at Banff Sunshine Village have made the difficult decision to temporarily close our BC border to skiers and snowboards who are not BC residents.

Does Sunshine have a bunny hill?

Present your Sunshine Super Card at WinSport, Rabbit Hill or Snow Valley Guest Services. Bonus free day and discount day usage cannot be used towards free days at Sunshine Village, Marmot Basin or Revelstoke Mountain Resort.

What time should you arrive at Sunshine Village?

If you are looking to skip the gondola line, we recommend arriving after noon. Typically, our gondola line clears up by 11 am.

How difficult is Delirium Dive?

Delirium Dive has complex terrain with steep sections, cliffs and narrow chutes. The easiest section requires a careful walk down to 45-degree chutes. Many climber drop in from the cornice and navigate the big rocks down a 50-degree slope.

What do you need for Delirium Dive?

With Delirium Dive now open, make it your season goal to Dive into Delirium. To enter the extreme free ride zone, you’ll need a backpack, beacon, probe, shovel, and a buddy. The terrain is recommended for advanced skiers and snowboarders who are comfortable riding double blacks runs. Helmets are strongly recommended.

Is Sunshine or Lake Louise better for beginners?

Lake Louise, specifically, has a bit more beginner terrain than its sister resorts and is generally renowned as the best choice for beginners and families. However, the other two resorts—Mt. Norquay and Sunshine Village—also have plenty of redeeming qualities making them a great option, too.

Does Sunshine Village make snow?

At Banff Sunshine Village, great snow is a given. Our unique location high on the Continental Divide makes us a natural magnet for snow. Our snow is light, dry, soft, and silky. It will make you feel like a hero as you cruise our 3,300 acres of skiable terrain.

When did Sunshine Village open?

From Summer Beginnings to Winter Fame. Now an internationally acclaimed ski resort, Banff Sunshine Village was first established in 1928-29 by the CP Rail company as a summer lodge. In the late 20’s and early 30’s, ski pioneers enjoyed exploring the wide open terrain of Sunshine Meadows.

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