Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Banff Ski Packages: A Powder Basher’s Paradise

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Those who book Banff ski packages will discover that the backdrop provided by the Canadian Rockies to be nothing less than awe-inspiring. The Banff, Lake Louise and Sunshine Village region of Canada is renown to be a powder basher’s paradise, whether you are an avid snowboarder, or prefer to carve a path down the mountain on skis. Not only will you be surrounded by the protected wilderness of Banff National Park, but this area also offers three world-class resorts making it Canada’s largest destination for skiers. Some things that you won’t find in this region are those pesky lift lines that only delay you from spending time doing what you want to be doing…thrashing the light and fluffy snow.

Many of the resorts are only a short commute from the towns of Banff and Lake Louise and offer an abundance of trails for skill levels ranging from beginner and intermediate to advanced and expert.

Here are some of the most popular resorts that we’ve partnered with to ensure your ski dollars go farther:

Banff Aspen Lodge - Winter, spring, summer or fall, there’s always something to keep you occupied around the Banff Aspen Lodge. For example, the Banff Upper Hot Springs is a major attraction featuring steaming mineral water that helps visitors rejuvenate. The Sulphur Mountain Gondola operates year around and will take you to the top of Sulphur Mountain to enjoy a panoramic view of many different surrounding mountain ranges. During the winter months, Mount Norquay is one of the most popular skiing destinations around Banff and also offers a tube park along with snowshoe trails. The amenities of this lodge are lavish indeed and include everything from 2 Outdoor Hot Tubs with an Outdoor Fireplace to a Steam Room and Sauna.

Lake Louise Inn - Offering suites and rooms for just about every budget, the Lake Louise Inn offers an ideal base for a Rocky Mountain Adventure. The Lake Louise Ski Resort is located just minutes from the Inn. Lake Louise offers world-class terrain for all abilities with 4200 skiable acres and 139 runs that can all be accessed via a complimentary shuttle from the Inn. Hiking, canoeing and horseback riding round-out the list of top activities around here.

Remember, ski seasons in Canada vary based upon the destination. For instance, if you are interested in a ski package to Mount Norquay, then the season runs from early Dec - late April. The Lake Louise season operates from  early-Nov - mid June and you can ski at Sunshine Village from mid-Nov - mid April. Contact a ski vacation specialist at Tours De Sport today and learn how you can save 25% on a Banff ski package through our Hot Deals offer.

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