The province of Alberta is home to pristine natural beauty with many national parks, lakes, the Rocky Mountains and the culturally diverse metropolis of Calgary.The town of Banff lies 1.5 hours east of Calgary and offers big mountain skiing & snowboarding, along with old world charm. Banff is a melting pot for skiers and adventure seekers alike. With three beautiful ski resorts located less then a 2 hour drive from Calgary, it's no wonder why Banff is world class for outdoor enthusiasts! The town of Banff is nestled in the heart of Banff National Park and is surrounded by pristine wilderness & an abundance of unique wildlife.Lake Louise & Sunshine Village are the two largest resorts in the area, along with the smaller family friendly resort, Mt. Norquay. With over 7,748 of skiable acres, 334 runs, 26 lifts, & over 30 feet of annual snowfall, these three resorts have terrain to suit every ability level.