Mount Norquay

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Overall
3.5

An underrated gem, Mount Norquay is an affordable and family-friendly resort offering surprisingly steep slopes for a ski hill. While the lower elevation here means lower total snowfall compared to neighbouring resorts, 85% of the mountain is covered by snowmaking! Located just outside of Banff, the Ski Big 3 pass will give you access not only to Mt Norquay but also Lake Louise and Sunshine Village.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Mount Norquay vs
Mount NorquayLake Louise
beginner20 %25 %
intermediate36 %45 %
advanced28 %19 %
expert16 %11 %
total runs60 145
ski area77ha 1,700ha
summit elevation2,450m 2,637m
total lifts6 10
child lift ticket$29 CAD ($30 AUD) $39 CAD ($41 AUD)
adult lift ticket$74 CAD ($78 AUD) $104 CAD ($109 AUD)
uncrowded
snow
back country
value for money
average total snowfall71cm 277cm
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Mount Norquay Reviews

Very Good 3.9 / 5
based on 1 review

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Very Good!3.9 / 5Nov 07, 2017
CMChris M.
expert skier
I spent a number of days skiing Norquay because it is so close to the town of Banff. It is a small resort, that suffers a bit because it is lower than the other resorts in the area, but it is a good value, family friendly resort that is steep in parts and can be great on a powder day. A perfect half day resort. ... More

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Lake Louise
25% 45% 30%
Mount Norquay
20% 36% 44%
Banff Sunshine
20% 55% 25%