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Skiing at Banff: Ski Resorts near Calgary, Alberta
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Biggest and best skiing at Banff - residents of Calgary, Alberta have easy access to some of the tallest peaks to ski in the rocky mountains. Snowboarding and skiing near Calgary is not just limited to Banff - there are also notable ski areas in the north and to the south of Alberta.

The following is a ranking of ski resorts near Calgary AB by mountain size, within driving distance. Compare top Banff ski resorts - how big is Lake Louise, size of Sunshine Village, etc.

Revelstoke Ski Resort, British Columbia

Revelstoke size based on overall vertical drop is 5997 ft

5620 ft

3000-3500 acres

Panorama Ski Resort, British Columbia

Panorama size based on overall vertical drop is 3979 ft

3979 ft

2500-3000 acres

Kicking Horse Ski Resort, British Columbia

Kicking Horse size based on overall vertical drop is 3881 ft

3790 ft

2500-3000 acres

Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Lake Louise size based on overall vertical drop is 3235 ft

3150 ft

4000-4500 acres

Red Mountain Ski Resort, British Columbia

Red Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2833 ft

2833 ft

1500-2000 acres

Castle Mountain Ski Resort, Alberta

Castle Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2820 ft

2820 ft

1000-1500 acres

Fernie Alpine Resort, British Columbia

Fernie size based on overall vertical drop is 2821 ft

2780 ft

2500-3000 acres

Sun Peaks Ski Resort, British Columbia

Sun Peaks size based on overall vertical drop is 2682 ft

2682 ft

3000-3500 acres

Silver Star Ski Resort, British Columbia

Silver Star size based on overall vertical drop is 2422 ft

2422 ft

2500-3000 acres

Nakiska Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Nakiska size based on overall vertical drop is 2411 ft

2411 ft

500-750 acres

Schweitzer Mountain Ski Resort, Idaho

Schweitzer size based on overall vertical drop is 2400 ft

2395 ft

2500-3000 acres

Whitefish Ski Resort, Montana

Whitefish size based on overall vertical drop is 2305 ft

2305 ft

3000-3500 acres

Big White Ski Resort, British Columbia

Big White size based on overall vertical drop is 2603 ft

2283 ft

2500-3000 acres

Jasper's Marmot Basin Ski Resort, Alberta

Jasper's Marmot Basin size based on overall vertical drop is 2869 ft

2240 ft

1500-2000 acres

Turner Mountain Ski Area, Montana

Turner Mountain size based on overall vertical drop is 2090 ft

2090 ft

100-250 acres

Kimberley Ski Resort, British Columbia

Kimberley size based on overall vertical drop is 2191 ft

1877 ft

1000-1500 acres

Banff Sunshine Village Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Banff Sunshine Village size based on overall vertical drop is 3686 ft

1864 ft

3000-3500 acres

Blacktail Mountain Ski Area, Montana

Blacktail size based on overall vertical drop is 1405 ft

1405 ft

750-1000 acres

Banff Mt. Norquay Ski Resort, Banff, Alberta

Banff Mt. Norquay size based on overall vertical drop is 1640 ft

1380 ft

250-500 acres

Canada Olympic Park, Alberta

Canada Olympic Park size based on overall vertical drop is 345 ft

345 ft

less than 100 acres

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Spotlights: Skiing at Banff

With access to Banff and the Canadian Rockies, residents of Alberta have a lot of great options for amazing powder and terrain. Here are some great snow photos submitted by some resorts.
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Spotlight Photos:
Red Mountain Resort in BC

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Spotlight Photos:
Kimberley in BC

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Panorama Mountain Village in BC

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