Mount Norquay has a great variety of terrain that makes it a fun ski resort for the whole family, especially with the newly expanded beginner terrain.
Beginners and intermediates
Anything off of the Cascade chair at Mt. Norquay is suitable for beginners as well as the Sundance Conveyor for the first timers.
Intermediate skiers and snowboarders will enjoy the Spirit Chair and Mystic Express, offering mainly blue runs but access to some black runs for those who are progressing well. Experts will love the North American Chair, its nice and steep runs that give any expert a rush.
Mt. Norquay also features the Backyard Terrain Park that has a variety of great features including jumps, boxes and rails. They occasionally have a bag jump late in the year for those who want to learn new tricks. The terrain park is also open for night skiing twice a week – which is the only night skiing of the three resorts located in Banff National Park.
Mt. Norquay offer a great snow school that works with adults, teens and kids. Whether you are looking for full day, half day or longer programs they have it.
The SkiBig3 area
Mt. Norquay is offered on the Tri-Area pass which includes Mt. Norquay, The Lake Louise Ski Area and Sunshine Village, this pass allows you to ski any of the three ski areas when you choose, great for longer stays in the area so that you have the options of skiing at all three of the resorts when you want to. Full day and half-day tickets for Mt. Norquay on its own are also available. Please note the price listed on the first page of this resort review is for Mount Norquay only, for Tri-Area lift tickets take a look at the SkiBig3 website.