Monday, January 24

Drop into the South Side Chutes. 

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Jan 24, 2022

Drop into the South Side Chutes. 

Ready for a wild ride? South Side Chutes are now open.




We have opened steep and deep terrain for you to ride on Goat’s Eye!


Thanks to mother nature and our mountain operations team, our South Side Chutes are now open for the 2021/22 season! Yahoooo!


In just under 5 minutes, Goat's Eye Express carries skiers and snowboarders up a vertical of 1,860 ft (566 meters). From the top of Goat's Eye Express, skiers and riders have an array of choices, varying from the gentle blue of Sunshine Coast to the most thrilling and challenging expert terrain. For the advanced skier and riders, Goat's Eye Mountain is a true paradise. 


Back in December of 1995, when Goat's Eye Express was being built, we named some of the double black runs in homage to some of the toughest neighborhoods in the United States. For example, the steep tree runs of 'Hell's Kitchen', which will have you cooking up a sweat, was named after Hell's Kitchen in New York. 


Likewise, The South Side of Chicago is infamous for being the toughest neighborhood in the Midwest. Our South Side Chutes, which conveniently face the southside, can be a little intimidating. Even the best skiers and snowboarders fight the butterflies as they hike up and drop into the expert terrain. 


A ski down our South Side is a wild ride. One we highly recommend you add to your must-ski list when you are visitng Banff Sunshine.


Challenge yourself to Banff's most technical runs this season. When carving the South Side Chutes, the snow and slope pitch can vary in an instant. At drop-in, you are skiing a slope of approximately 50 degrees. Inside the chutes, you are skiing a slope that ranges from 40 to 30 degrees.


If you are hoping to get into the expert terrain this winter, we recommend you scope it out before you ride it hard. As it is still early in the season, when riding South Side Chutes, ski and ride with extra caution as there may be exposed rocks and other unmarked hazards.



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