March 20, 2014

Embrace spring break on the slopes with new three and four day camps

March 20, 2014

With powder season upon us and spring break mere days away, Sunshine has introduced new three and four day spring break ski and snowboard camps sure to ignite the child in all of us. The warm temperatures, sunny skies and abundant champagne powder snow, provide the perfect backdrop to hit the slopes with the entire family.

Camps for every age and ability level

This spring take advantage of programs for the entire family, from Tiny Tiger programs for the wee ones aged 3 – 6, to Kids Kampus fun for ages 6 – 12, to programs for teens.  The multi-day camps are a sure fire way to stave spring break boredom while taking advantage of the fresh spring air.

New to snow sports? Spring is the perfect time to learn.

Warmer temperatures and fresh powder create the best conditions to fall in love with skiing (or riding) in the Canadian Rockies. With never ever programs designed to get you cruising down the slopes, Sunshine’s ski and snowboard school help you capture the joy of experiencing such an authentic Canadian past time.

Spring break camps, for adults too

Wondering what to do while the kids are on the slopes? Sunshine is offering spring break camps for guests 18 and older. From beginner classes to double black runs, the resort’s iconic ski and snowboard school can help elevate your skills.  

Take a four day spring break class, receive 50 percent your stay at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge

There is nothing like waking up slopeside to capture first tracks. This spring break, add the excitement of a snow-filled family getaway with a stay in Banff National Park’s only ski-in, ski-out hotel.  Once the lifts close for the day, guests can enjoy extended family time with tobogganing, snowshoeing, or exploring the village with the hotel’s popular scavenger hunts.

Extend your powder days with a spring pass

Sunshine’s spring passes are on sale now which enables skiers and riders to hit the slopes until May 19. From just $300, guests can enjoy unlimited skiing and riding. The resort is famous for having Canada’s longest non-glacial season which means it stays open longer than any other resort in the Canadian Rockies.

Spring Hours: longer days equals more runs

Guests will have the opportunity to extend their ski day when spring hours begin on Friday, March 21. Most of Sunshine’s lifts will be open a half an hour later with the Jackrabbit Quad chair staying open until 5 p.m.

Spring is also the perfect time for barbecue’s, outdoor patios and live music. Be sure to check out the Goat’s Eye Gardens or Trapper’s patio once the weather warms up for a refreshing drink and hearty lunch. Every weekend starting April 20 and 21 enjoy live music with Sunshine’s popular Spring Concert Series.

For more information on Sunshine Village’s spring break programs visit http://www.skibanff.com/lessons-rentals/spring-break-programs/

For more information on staying at the Sunshine Mountain Lodge visit http://www.skibanff.com/lodging or call 1-87-SKI-BANFF.

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