Sunshine Village, close to the town of Banff, provides skiers and boarders with a 12-lift system featuring seven modern quad chairs, the most in the Canadian Rockies. The first ride takes you up five miles to the base area. The high-speed quad chairlift allows a faster ride, higher capacity, greater height on the mountain, and improved access to the runs leading to the Continental Divide. Ski or ride in the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia on the same run. Looking for a thrill? Ask about the Delirium Dive.Canada’s highest elevated resort has guaranteed snow conditions from December to May, with an average annual snowfall of over 30 feet, on over 3,300 acres of terrain. ActivitiesSnowboarding: Snowboarding is allowed including a terrain park and quarterpipes and halfpipes. Wildwest Freeride Zone, a double black exteme area, opened last season.LodgingThe Sunshine Mountain Lodge is Banff-Lake Louise's only ski-in, ski-out accommodation. The recently renovated property includes 30 new rooms, a new lobby area, and the expansion of the Chimney Corner Bar & Grill. Large panoramic windows provide spectacular views of Goat's Eye Mountain from the lobby and Chimney Corner Lounge, and the outdoor BBQ deck area features a heated floor pad. The hotel is located at the top of a 15-minute gondola system and at the base of the ski area at an elevation of 7,200 feet. Amenities include a giant outdoor hot tub, fine dining, lounge, sauna, and massage service. Guests have exclusive rights to ski or ride for first tracks before anyone else, from January forward. Nightly events for guests include snowshoe hikes, movie nights, casino nights, live entertainment, tobogganing, and much more throughout the season.Winter RecreationTouring in national parks, dog sledding, helicopter service, snowcat rides. ice skating, sleigh riding, natural hot springs, and mountaineering nearby. Kid's program on weekends and holidays.