- By Kevin
- On Mar 4, 2018
- North America
- Travel Tips
Planning your trips to Banff Canada,and the March is powder month–you’ve been skiing all season,so get ready to tackle 4,000 ft.of thigh burning terrain.The best Banff activities in March would be the ski.Two incredible ski resorts are at Banff’s doorstep in British Columbia,Kicking Horse Mountain Resort and Panorama Mountain Resort ski buses are affordable and accessible,priced at or below the cost of a lift ticket for each resort and including transportation,lift ticket,and hotel pick up.
Kicking Horse Mountain Resort
(Most Popular Dec-Apr)
You’ll arrive right as the gondola opens so you can squeeze in as many runs as you like.With plenty of steep and deep powder,Kicking Horse offers heart-pumping vertical runs,steep chutes and wide-open bowls.
Featuring abundant soft snow and high alpine terrain Kicking Horse has something for everyone.Wide open bowls and long,long groomed runs for cruising,steep chutes and tree runs for the more adventurous.There is almost always fresh powder to be found.Enjoy a spectacular lunch at the Eagle’s Eye–Canada’s highest restaurant.A great day ski trip from Banff and Lake Louise and not to be missed on your Rockies ski vacation.
PANORAMA MOUNTAIN RESORT
(Especially for family fun Dec-Mar)
Take the weekly ski shuttle to Panorama Mountain Resort in BC,with nearly 3,000 acres of terrain across 4,000 vertical feet of fall line perfection.
Situated in British Columbia’s Purcell Mountains with views to the Rocky Mountains,Panorama Mountain Resort is perfect for many skiers with 75%of the runs suitable for beginners or intermediates–perfect for families or groups with a variety of experience and ability levels.Think wide open groomers,winding down the fall-line from the summit right to the village base area.
For the more adventurous,Taynton Bowl is a former heli-skiing area that is now within bounds,so the slopes are patrolled,avalanche controlled and no backcountry gear is needed.Be sure to warm up first as the 750 acre bowl is all black runs!
The Ski Shuttle operates on Tuesdays and you’ll arrive right as the gondola opens so you can squeeze in as many runs as you like.Make the most of your winter on this day skiing trip from Banff with guaranteed departures every week.