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Mt. Norquay

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Address: 2 Mt Norquay Rd, Banff National Park, Alberta T1L 1B4, Canada
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+1 403-762-4421

Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner,...

Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. Since its opening in 1926, Mt. Norquay continues to be the locals’ gem. Famous for being the training ground of Olympic and World Cup athletes, and with excellent beginner terrain, everyone will love this small, family-friendly resort.

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Short Drive, beautiful view

You can take the short drive up the mountain, there is a lookout at the top with beautiful views, worth the 15 min drive up. we saw many goats and cyclists on/in the road, so... read more

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31 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

You can take the short drive up the mountain, there is a lookout at the top with beautiful views, worth the 15 min drive up. we saw many goats and cyclists on/in the road, so drive slowly. when you're up at the lookout, look over the ledge, you can walk down and take advantage of the Red Chair project!

Thank amm01
Wirral, United Kingdom
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43 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must if you are ever in the area. We arrived on opening time and stayed until 2pm and had plenty of rides on the lanes. The staff were all attentive and made sure the area was safe before you got into your rubber ring. This activity is great for young and old alike.

Thank Kezzie12
Edmonton, Canada
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Norquay is a great hill, even when the North American is closed. By 11, the sun was up and the snow was soft. Lots of good skiing even at the end of the season, no line ups, great food, beautiful chalet.

Thank L C
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16 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Been going to Banff for twenty years and never got around to skiing Norquay until this year. The mountain spreads out in an unusual manner. The most challenging runs are located on the left side looking up the mountain. The middle is mostly for beginners. The far left has what I would rate as blue/black trails. Nice sustained pitches with... More 

Thank Eric B
Banff National Park, Canada
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hill has everything you need for a great family day out at the ski/board hill ! The SUN hits the slopes from 10am to 3pm so you can top up your tan watching your kids being taught by top notch instructors ! The ski lessons are Great value for money - your kids will listen and learn better than... More 

Thank Wazza P
Calgary, Canada
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18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For the past three years we have visited the tube park but, never again. We went there on March 25, 2017 and , for some reason, they have changed the way they do the runs so, there were no more than two runs with sliders on them at any one time (despite the fact that all but two were open).... More 

Thank Leo W
High Wycombe, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is really close to Banff and is a great little resort. I'm not an accomplished skier but the runs were manageable for me. The views over Banff are great and it was a good day out. Thanks to Jared from the ski school for his patience and great advice which helped me regain my ski legs after a 5... More 

Edmonton, Canada
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Mt Norquay is very close to Banff compared to the bigger mountains around the area. I actually really enjoyed this hill. It was not busy when I went and I was able to learn some more snowboarding skills. The runs are not super long and some of the terrain can be challenging. The lodge had great food and a variety... More 

Thank akwan83
Calgary, Canada
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017

I took my kids skiing here. Not much can be helped with ice and weather conditions. The beginner area is for those that have never skied before. But the one area that we could ski was to steep for my daughter whom has skied a few times (15) before. The staff working on the hill were helpful, friendly and pleasant.... More 

Thank SuperStar73
Edmonton, Canada
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35 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2017 via mobile

We brought our girls here for their 3rd time on skis and they had a fantastic time. Their confidence grew on the bunny hill with the fantastic magic carpet which is so easy to use, and the chairlifts to green runs were all very easy for them to use. For more advanced skiers, there were lots of blue and black... More 

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