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Sunshine Village

Total Area:
13.6 km2
Vertical Rise:
1070 m
Base Elevation:
1658 m
Apline Elevation:
2730 m
Downhill Trails:
Ski Lifts:
Double Diamond Runs
Black Diamond Runs
Blue Square Runs
Green Circle Runs
Accessible Backcountry
Sunshine Village has 120 runs serviced by 12 lifts. Backcountry terrain is accessible.
Terrain Park:
Large Features
Medium Features
Small Features
Sunshine terrain park contains large and medium and small features.
Other Activities:
Visitors can partake in other activities like snowshoeing and apres-ski at Sunshine.
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    Photo Credit: Sean Hannah
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    Photo Credit: Sean Hannah
Sunshine Village is a big mountain resort close to Calgary and Banff. It's made up of several mountains if you want to get specific, but the entire ski area is accessed by one lift at the base lodge. Fortunately this lift is the Gondola, and is the fastest lift and has the highest capacity, so the base area doesn't get too bottlenecked with the crowds.

When going up the Gondola the first mountain you will arrive at is Goat's Eye. This is the lowest mountain and usually has the least amount of snow, but there are some good mogul fields there in the spring. The new Wild West zone is also accessible off the Goat's Eye quad.

The second stop the Gondola makes is the Daylodge and Inn. This is where the majority of other lifts are based. To the west is Wawa Ridge, accessed by a short, slow lift. It's worth the wait as there are usually powder stashes to be found there. To the South is Standish, a zone filled with short steeps and drops. And finally to the east is Continental Divide, a lift that takes you across the Alberta / British Columbia border. This is also where the terrain park is, and access to the Delirium Dive and Silver City areas.
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Established in 1942

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