Where to Ski & Snowboard in Alberta

Located in western Canada, Alberta is home to some of the nation’s top ski resorts and highest elevations. But, knowing where to travel on your ski trip to Alberta isn’t easy.

So, we’ve done the hard work for you. With more than 30 ski resorts to choose from, these are the destinations you need to visit on your ski and snowboard trip to Alberta.

Most Popular Ski & Snowboard Resorts in Alberta

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Lake Louise Ski Resort

The snow at Lake Louise is outmatched only by the stunning views. With 4,200 acres of groomed runs, chutes, and alpine bowls, Lake Louise is the ideal match for beginning skiers and experts alike. The resort is conveniently located near the town of Banff, too, for added fun off the slopes.

Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin, in addition to offering beautiful alpine views, also boasts the highest elevation of any ski resort in Canada. While the location itself is relatively remote and not necessarily conveniently located, the slopes are certainly with the trek. Because of the area’s remoteness, the mountain sees few crowds so you can enjoy the wide variety of runs all to yourself.

Sunshine Village

Sunshine Village

Located inside the borders of Banff National Park, Sunshine Village features some incredible slopes along the Canadian Rockies. While the resort tends to be crowded, a visit to Sunshine Village will certainly have you coming back, too. The resort also offers ski-in/ski-out accommodations and modern amenities like a heated gondola.

Mount Norquay

Mount Norquay

While Mount Norquay may not be the largest ski resort in Alberta, its close proximity to the town of Banff makes it an excellent choice for your ski and snowboard trip to Alberta. The resort offers plenty of terrain for every level of skier and the slopes tend to be fairly uncrowded. Mount Norquay is also considered to be one of the more affordable spots to ski in Alberta.

Castle Mountain Resort

Castle Mountain Resort

Castle Mountain is Alberta’s second-largest ski resort. With almost 60 miles of skiable terrain accessible by six different lifts, Castle Mountain offers a massive variety of runs across the Rocky Mountains. With several steeps, bowls, and groomed trails, there’s something for every kind of skier or snowboarder at Castle Mountain.

FAQs About Winter Vacations in Alberta

Are ski resorts in Alberta open?

Yes! The majority of ski resorts in Alberta are open and ready to welcome you. We recommend contacting your intended destination to remain informed of any mandates or COVID-related regulations. For added safety, ship your skis, snowboard, and snow boots directly to the slopes with our no-contact pickups and deliveries.

Where are the best places to ski in Alberta?

Southern Alberta boasts incredible skiing conditions along with ski resorts in and around Banff National Park.

How to ship skis on your ski trip to Alberta?

Tired of dragging your skis and snowboard through the airport? We understand. Simply pack up your skis, attach your provided shipping label, and Ship Skis will collect your skis from your home, business, resort, or lodge. Arrive at your destination to find your skis and snowboard waiting! Ship Skis will send your skis back home at the end of your ski trip to Alberta, too.

Why ship your skis on your ski trip to Alberta?

We know you love skiing and snowboarding at venues all over the globe. That’s why Ship Skis is dedicated to ensuring your skis and snowboard arrive safely and on-time on your ski trip to Alberta. With an on-time guarantee, complimentary insurance on every shipment, and access to real-time tracking 24/7, Ship Skis is the best way to ship your skis and snowboard on your ski trip to Alberta.

How much does it cost to ship skis on a ski trip to Alberta?

The cost to ship a small ski bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to Alberta is $129.99 USD for the outbound leg and $104.99 USD for the return. The cost to ship a small snowboard bag (under 25 lbs.) from the U.S. to Alberta is $134.99 USD for the outbound leg and $104.99 USD for the return. Transit time shipping to Alberta from the U.S. is 2-4 business days and 1-3 business days for the return.

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As a company of active skiers, we have experienced the hassles of traveling with your gear and understand how important these items are to you. Our team is available 7 days a week ready to help answer any questions or concerns you may have.

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