Mt Norquay Ski Resort Banff

2 Mount Norquay Road Banff, AB T1L 1B4



Mid November - Early April


Mt. Norquay, Photo Credit : Paul Zizka

About Mt Norquay Ski Resort, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada

Situated on the Mountain named after Premier of Manitoba, John Norquay, Mt Norquay ski resort is one of the three world famous ski resorts in Banff National Park.

The first chair lift in Canada was installed in Mount Norquay. To supplement natural snow, 85 % of the ski terrain is covered by snowmaking. 36 runs of the resort are served by 3 quad chairs, one 2 person North American chair and 1 magic carpet. North American chair serves the double black diamond Lodge Pine run.

Mt. Norquay is also a family friendly resort.

What to do at Mt Norquay Ski Resort ?

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1. Go skiing with the whole family as there are ski runs to suit every skill level :from easy to expert runs.
Few runs are lit even in the night (only resort in Canadian Rockies to do so: Night skiing from Jan – Mar & weather dependent).

2. Snow board or ski at Terrain Park, which is fully lit at night.

3. Try snow tubing. Young kids can snow tube at the small sliding area, and play at the a play area.

4. Learn how to ski alone or as a family, attend Ski Camps for kids & teens.

5. Snow shoe at Stoney Squaw Loop Trail (1 hr), Stoney Squaw Summit Trail (2.5 hr) or at Prune Pickers Trail ( 2 hr).

6. Enjoy fresh flavours & craft brews at the newly renovated historic Cliffhouse Bistro, headed by celebrated chef Morne Burger.

Mt Norquay Ski Resort in Summer

1. Go for a 15 minute ride on the The North American Chairlift to the boardwalk from where one can appreciate the scenery extraordinaire formed by Spray & Bow Valleys with Mt. Rundle as the backdrop.

2. Have a snack, or relax at the roof top patio at Cliff house Bistro.

3. Go adventuring at ‘Banff’s ONLY Via Ferrata

Who all can go to Mt Norquay Ski Resort ?

Everybody (Child care available for kids from 19 months to 6 years).

Snow Tubing : Children under 1.1 metres (42inches) in height are not permitted in the snow tube park.

When to visit Mt. Norquay ?

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Photo Credit : Paul Zizka

Mt Norquay Ski Resort Hours / timing

The resort is open for Skiing from Mid November to Early April. Varies each year withweather conditions (check current weather).


Late November to Early April (Weather Dependent)

Snow tubing

Day time hours : Mon – Sun | 10am – 4pm

Night time hours : Fri & Sat | 5pm – 9pm | Jan 7th – February 25, 2017

Regular 2016/17 season from – End of November

Day time hours : Mon – Sun @ 9am – 4pm

Night time hours : Fridays only, starting December 2nd, 5pm – 9pm & Friday, Saturday @ 5pm – 9pm from Jan 7th – February 25, 2017

Cliff House Bistro

Weekends and holidays throughout the winter season.

How long will it take to see Mt Norquay Ski Resort ?

Depends on Interest, 2 hours to whole day (more even!)

How much to visit Mt Norquay Ski Resort?

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There are a number of options to enjoy skiing/snowboarding/tubing at the resort. Mt.Norquay offers flexible hourly tickets, and afternoon tickets. For complete details & pricing including season passes check the attraction website. Also verify the rates given below from the website. GST 5% extra for all rates.

Regular Season Ticket prices

Adult (18+)

Youth (13-17)/

Senior (65+)

Child (6-12)

Full Day (9am – 4pm)




Night Skiing




Last Hour




All inclusive day ticket (tubing, skiing/snowboarding, sightseeing)




Sight seeing




Children 5 : Free with adult lift ticket and accompanied by the adult.

Family Package – $149
Package includes: Ski Lift Tickets for 2 Adults and 2 Children/Youth (up to 17 yrs.) (additional youth/children are $25)


Snow tubing ticket price/cost for 2016-2017

Adult (18+)Youth (13-17)/Senior (65+)Child (4-12)


Mt. Norquay Ski Resort Rentals

Mt. Norquay rents all equipments required for a complete ski experience. Mid performance adult complete package at $36.00 for full day and $ 31.00 for half day. Junior for $20.00 for full day and $17.00 for half day. For single equipment rentals see website.

Snowshoe Rental Prices

Adult Sizes: $15 Full Day
Junior Sizes: $10 Full Day

Cheap deals at Mt. Norquay Ski Resort Banff

Toonie Days – $2 lift tickets (all full day lift passes for for Alberta residents) – Decemeber 14, 2016 , January 11th, February 8th, March 8th & April 12th, 2017

Free : Dress up as Santa and get skii for free on Dec 25.

If planning to visit Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski resortin addition to Mt Norquay, Tri area lift tickets are the best option.

For other deals & packages, see here.

How to get to Mt Norquay Ski Resort ?

Mt Norquay Ski Resort Location & Directions

Photo Credit: Paul Zizka

Photo Credit: Paul Zizka

GPS : 51.203563,-115.59817

Located on Mt Norquay, Mt Norquay resort is 134 kms from downtown Calgary & 7 kms from Banff town.

From Calgary,

Head west on AB-1W and take Banff exit. Then turn to Mt Norquay road onto Mt. Norquay Scenic drive to reach the resort.

From Banff town,

Travel on Mt Norquay road onto Mt. Norquay Scenic drive to reach the resort.

The ski bus takes visitors to and fro from major hotels in Banff for a fee. Check website for details.

What about Amenities, accessibility & parking at Mt. Norquay Ski Resort?

Rentals & Restaurant.

Family friendly ski resort.

Day care for young ones are also available.

If you are new to Mt. Norquay, Mountain Hosts will show you around the resort.

You may also be interested in knowing about other Attractions in Banff National Park.

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