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Sunshine Village - Banff Canada

The Soft & Natural Snow Experience

Snowshoeing on top of the world

Trek through untouched powder, deep into a wintery landscape of pristine, untouched wilderness. Sunshine’s snowshoe tours start from world renowned Sunshine Village Ski Resort, up the gondola and chairlift and into picturesque Sunshine Meadows. 


Details

Let our trained professional guides lead the way up Standish Express chairlift to the top of Mount Standish, followed by a winter hike out to beautiful Standish Lookout and onto Rock Isle Lake in Sunshine Meadows.

The tours take approximately 2.5 hours and are available Tuesday through Saturday from December 13, 2014 through May 18, 2015.

Holiday hours: Daily from December 22, 2014 through January 4, 2015. 


Tour includes:

  • Snowshoes, poles and boots
  • Professional guide
  • Approximately 2.5 hours of snowshoeing
  • Hot chocolate and cookies
  • Lift/gondola tickets
  • Return transportation from Banff

FAQs

Ages: 12 and over

Abilities: All ability levels

Snowshoe tour times: 12:15 pick up in Banff

What to wear: Full winter gear is required including a winter jacket, snow pants, gloves, warm socks, snow googles and, toque (winter hat), and hiking or winter boots.

Winter jackets and snow pants are available for rent in Sunshine’s Rental Shop at the base. The resort also has full retail stores featuring full winter gear for purchase.

What to bring: We recommend carrying a small backpack for a camera, bottle of water and a snack.

 *In cases of bad weather, alternative snowshoeing routes may be selected. Improperly dressed guests may be turned away. 


Pricing

$75 per person

$60 per person*

*For Sunshine Village season passholders and hotel guests with full day lift tickets.

**Regular tours require a minimum of two guests per group. Online bookings require at least 48 hours in advance.


For more information or to book a tour visit one of our Ski and Snowboard School Sales Desks on mountain or call 1-87-SKI-BANFF (1-877-542-2633)