Overview: Banff, Alberta - Ski Mag

Overview: Banff, Alberta

The postcard-pretty ski town of Banff is the gateway to three breathtakingly beautiful resorts, Sunshine Village, Lake Louise, and Mt. Norquay—each unique in its own way.


Main Street Banff

Ski Town: Banff, Alberta

Set inside one of the world's most beautiful national parks, this Canadian rockies ski town is bubbling with charm and authenticity. Bonus: Winter is off season here.

Lake Louise gondola

If You Look Up “Dream” In The Dictionary, There’s A Photo Of Skiing In Banff

Ski.com Dream Job Hires capture the post card quality of Banff and Lake Louise.

Banff Sunshine Top 10 Overall Satisfaction

Everything Is Bigger In Canada

Dream Job Hires Set Course For Banff & Lake Louise.

Local’s Guide to Banff, Alberta tout

Local’s Guide to Banff, Alberta

Here are enough reasons to put Alberta’s most iconic town on your to-do list.

Local’s Guide to Lake Louise Alberta tout

Local’s Guide to Lake Louise, Alberta

Dig into Canadian roots with hockey, fine food, and blower pow skiing.

There’s not a bad view to be found across Lake Louise’s 4,200 acres. This shot was taken on the mountain’s frontside, off the Summit lift.

Sitting Pretty

Beautiful Banff National Park and its stunning ski resorts may be Alberta's best-kept secret.


Sidetracks: Ice Climbing in Alberta

Trade skis for crampons and hike into an ice spire cathedral near the slopes of Alberta’s Lake Louise.