All Banff resorts now open
Fri 19 November 10
Sunshine Village opened today after heavier than predicted snowfall all week long. Six lifts and over 35 runs are available, all covered in natural snow.
All Banff resorts now open © Photo: Sunshine Village
Sunshine Village opened today with fantastic conditions, after heavier than predicted snowfall all week long. Six lifts and over 35 runs are available, all covered in natural snow.
This adds to the terrain already available at The Lake Louise Ski Area and Sunshine Village. Half a metre of snow has fallen in the last three days in Banff-Lake Louise, adding to the strong base.
Sunshine Village joins just a handful of resorts already open in Canada, including The Lake Louise Ski Area, the first Canadian resort to open on November 5, and Mt. Norquay, open for weekends since November 13. On Saturday Mt. Norquay will open another lift, Sundance Carpet, for beginners.
Sunshine Village Opening Day Nov 19 2010
Photo: Sunshine Village
Skiers and snowboarders will be greeted with the new Strawberry express quad and Creekside Restaurant at Sunshine Village. Other highlights this season include the new Skier/Boardercross and Burton Learn to Ride at The Lake Louise Ski Area, and 85th birthday celebrations at Mt. Norquay.
For more information visit www.SkiBig3.com
Sun 21 November 10, Squaw Valley, USA
Expanded Night Terrain Park, 3 new grooming machines, 39 new snow guns and various base improvements completes the changes for this season at Squaw
Sat 27 November 10, Copper Mountain, USA
Copper Mountain in Colorado, opened the first Superpipe in N. America for the 6th Consecutive Season on Thurday 25th Nov
Sun 28 November 10, Flumserberg, Switzerland
One of the closest resorts to Zurich, Flumserberg, opened at the weekend with 7 out of the main 10 lifts running and conditions pretty decent.
Wed 01 December 10, Nevis Range, United Kingdom
The Nevis Range, near Fort William in Scotland is set to have its earliest opening in 13 years this weekend, two weeks ahead of its planned opening.
Mon 06 December 10
18yr old Canadian Seb Tootas claimed his first ever 6-Star win this weekend, with a frankly ridiculous Cab 1260 Double Cork Melon Grab, as China held its inaugural Swatch TTR World Tour Big Air in Beijing.