9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour

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9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour

Prices

From $2,295USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

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Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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Highlights

Get off the beaten track on this spectacular guided Rocky Mountain skiing holiday

Escape the crowds as you discover the world-class ski terrain of the Canadian Rockies.

Push yourself to the limit as you navigate the lightest champagne powder you’ve skied.

Meet the friendly locals over an ice-cold beer in the rustic mountain towns of Banff, Golden and Fernie.

Get an authentic taste of British Columbia as you indulge in a traditional fondue dinner with your group.

Get ready for the ski trip of a lifetime as you explore the stunning Canadian Rockies on this 9-day skiing holiday. You will hit the bowls, chutes and groomers of Lake Louise, Sunshine Village, Kicking Horse and Fernie! You will stay in the authentic mountain towns of Banff, Golden and Fernie, abundant in buzzing local eateries, rich cultural history, and gorgeous natural hot springs for you to enjoy.

The Rocky Mountains are world-renowned for their dependable deep powder and exhilarating vertical slopes. You will have a chance to ski on unbelievably long downhill runs, fly through gnarly chutes and dodge between trees as you descend the fir-covered slopes.

With the support of your expert local guide, you will encounter the best-advanced ski terrain in the world as well as a wealth of less intimidating options for those looking to build their confidence. Spray a cloud of fine powder in your wake as you descend exhilarating backcountry runs before indulging in hearty fondues in the lovely mountain towns where you will stay.

9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour Itinerary

Day 1 Welcome to Calgary

You will be picked up from the airport or your hotel in Calgary, depending on your preference. Your expert local guide will give you a warm welcome to Alberta, introducing you to the rest of your small and friendly group before taking you on a scenic drive to Banff. Banff is a rustic mountain town, nestled right in the heart of the Rocky Mountains and famous for its lovely hot springs, buzzing nightlife and fascinating history that dates to the times of the settling Pioneers. There will be plenty to see and do tonight as you immerse yourself in the social scene of the town and check out one of the many fantastic eateries for the first of many hearty meals.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Banff
Meals
None

Day 2 Skiing at Lake Louise

Wake up bright and early to make the most of your first day on the slopes. Lake Louise is one of the largest and most beautiful ski resorts in North America, famous for its spectacular location in the heart of Banff National Park. It boasts over 4000 acres of skiable terrain, spread over 4 breathtaking mountain faces and connected by an excellent system of lifts and gondolas. Your guide will help you find the perfect runs for your experience level, before taking you out in Banff for a delicious fondue dinner as a group.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Banff
Meals
Dinner

Day 3 Skiing at Sunshine Village

Switch things up as you spent the day skiing at Sunshine Village, a resort with a wide range of terrain spread over three different mountains, from gentle green runs to nail-biting double black drops. Whether you have spent the day carving gentle curves on the fresh powder or hurtling beneath the fir trees, you will be grateful to chase the cold away as you ride on Canada’s only heated ski lift. Later, you will visit the local hot springs, soaking in the natural thermal waters and letting the aches and pains of a day on the slopes slip away.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Banff
Meals
None

Day 4 Skiing at Lake Louise

Enjoy a second day on the slopes of Lake Louise, as you spend the day navigating acres of open bowls and picturesque pistes that wind beneath the fir trees. After tiring yourself out on the slopes, you will load up in the van and be driven to your next destination, crossing from Alberta into British Columbia. You will stay at the lovely mountain town of Golden tonight, famous for its laid-back vibes and world-class skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain. Hit the town with your group to meet some locals over a beer or set out by yourself to discover the hidden bars and eateries independently.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Golden
Meals
None

Day 5 Skiing at Kicking Horse Mountain

Delve straight into the world-class ski terrain of Kicking Horse Mountain, home to hair raising vertical drops, wide-open bowls and some seriously gnarly chutes. This is a truly special skiing location, which some unbelievably long downhill runs, heli-skiing and ridiculously deep ‘champagne powder’. Explore some of the 120 trails which cover 3,500 acres of skiable terrain before heading into town to soak up the friendly energy and buzzing nightlife that Golden has to offer.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Golden
Meals
None

Day 6 Another day at Kicking Horse

You have another chance to explore the slopes at Kicking Horse today. Your guide will help you find all the best runs for your ability levels, making sure you waste no time trying to plan your routes and maximise the time you spend carving up the slopes. Although the mountain offers some of the best skiing on the continent, it doesn’t have any of the typical overcrowding that ski resorts can suffer from. You can forget about queuing for ski lifts and enjoy plenty of space to take your freestyle to the next level. After an epic day at Kicking Horse you will be transferred to Fernie for your next leg of the ski safari.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Fernie
Meals
None

Day 7 Skiing at Fernie

Fernie is a quiet mountain town famous for epic snows. Located deep in the Elk Valley region of British Columbia, home to abundant wildlife, friendly locals, and spectacular skiing at Fernie Alpine Resort. Do not worry, the bears will be happily hibernating when you come for your ski safari, but keep your eyes peeled for moose as you drive on the quiet mountain roads to Fernie. You can ski all the way from the summit to the base of the mountain, testing your thighs to the limit as you soar down the mountain in a single, epic run. You can expect deep powder, open bowls and delightful tranquility at this quiet ski resort that has somehow managed to stay off the beaten track.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Fernie
Meals
None

Day 8 Another day at Fernie

Enjoy one final day of skiing on the peaceful slopes of Fernie. You will send enormous clouds of powder into the air as you explore the endless backcountry trails with your expert guide or you can choose to take it easy on the gentle slopes nearer the base of the mountain. The snow gets so deep here that they have a height restriction on many of the lifts, to make sure small children don’t get lost in the enormous snowdrifts. After a perfect day on the mountain, you will head into town for one final knee up with your small and friendly group, letting your hair down over ice-cold beers, great food and even better company.

Overnight Location
Hotel in Fernie
Meals
None

Day 9 Transfer back to Calgary

All good things must come to an end and sadly the time has come to say goodbye to the epic ski scene of British Columbia. You will be dropped off in Calgary by 2pm, either at the airport or your hotel depending on your plans.

Overnight Location
None
Meals
None

9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour Price and Dates

This guided ski safari tour in the Rocky Mountains is run as a fixed-departure tour where you’d be joining a group, however, custom private tours can be organized for those willing to travel with their group only (please contact us with your preferred date and the number of people in your group and we will create the itinerary just for you). The price depends on whether you choose to book a full tour package, or if you prefer to exclude lift tickets price from your tour package (in case you have your own ski passes). In this case, the price below would be deducted by $625CAD.

Prices below are per person sharing a double or a triple room:

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Accommodation on 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour

You will stay at three different hotels on this 9-day ski tour, allowing you to discover the authentic mountain towns of British Columbia and cover extensive ski terrain. The hotels are centrally located to make sure you can enjoy a night out on the town, but have everything you should require in case you prefer a quiet night in.

Your high-quality accommodations offer fast Wi-Fi, onsite restaurants, bars, pools, and hot tubs. The comfortable rooms are double occupancy, and single travelers will pay a supplement. In some cases, accommodation listed below may need to be substituted for other, comparable accommodations.

Single Rooms and Solo Travelers
You can pay a supplement of $795CAD to have a private room in a hotel. Contact us and we can try and match single travelers up, where possible.

Fox Hotel & Suites in Banff

The Fox Hotel is a local gem, right in the heart of the buzzing town of Banff and home to a delightful thermal pool.

Prestige Inn Hotel in Golden

Prestige Inn in Golden is a great hotel in a convenient location, that has nice amenities, indoor pool, bar and a hot tub.

Best Western Mountain Lodge in Fernie

Enjoy spectacular views of the Rocky Mountains from this centrally located hotel, with excellent onsite facilities like a pool, hot tubs, and a friendly bar.

Hotels on Standard Tour

What’s included in the 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour?

Meals

Meals on this tour are not included, except for one complimentary signature Banff dining experience on day 2.

Accommodations

Accommodations for 8 nights on this tour are included.

Transportation during the Tour

Transport for you, your luggage and equipment is included in comfortable van.

Also Included

  • Expert guide for the entire trip
  • 7 lift passes to 3 or 4 world-class ski resorts (for full tour price)
  • Taxes
  • 1 entry to Upper Sulphur Mountain hot springs
  • Complimentary signature Banff dining experience on day 2
  • Park passes and entry fees

Not included

  • Meals and drinks
  • Optional activities during free time
  • Getting to and from Calgary before and after the tour
  • Insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Anything not stated as ‘Included’
  • GST (5%)

Optional Extras

  • Gear rental package - $425CAD
  • Ski/snowboard lessons

Frequenty Asked Questions about 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour

How hard is the 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour?

We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. The tour is highly adaptable, with plenty of ski terrain for the seasoned pro as well as the less experienced skier. However, skiing is a physically demanding sport which requires a reasonable level of fitness.

Do I need a visa to travel to Canada?

Check with your local country about visa requirements. You could also try this website, though you should verify with your government.

Are meals included on the 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour?

Meals on this tour are not included, except for one complimentary signature Banff dining experience on day 2.

Do I need insurance?

Yes, it is mandatory to have Health and Medical insurance to join this trip. Get your Travel Insurance.

How do I get to Calgary to start this tour?

You can get to Calgary via flight to Calgary International Airport (YYC) from almost any bigger city in Canada, as well as some major cities in USA and Europe.

Is the 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour in English?

Yes, the tour guide is English speaking.

Where does the 9-day Rocky Mountain Ski Tour end?

The tour ends where it starts, in Calgary.

Do I need special vaccines to travel to Canada?

Check with your family doctor.

Are there any travel restrictions for Canada?

Please check with your local government about travel restrictions before you book your tour. This map from the US Department of State provides an overview of the current status in countries around the globe. The UK‘s Foreign Office and Government of Canada also provide advice on foreign travel. Note that the travel advice may change depending on your nationality.

Do I need to tip my tour guides?

Tipping in Canada is customary, but much appreciated. Ideally, you should tip each guide 5-10 CAD per day (from one person) for an excellent service.

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Prices

From $2,295USD

Difficulty

Guided

Hotels

Active Travel is what we do

10Adventures knows Active and Adventure Travel because everything we do is focused on Active and Adventure Travel. We understand the needs of travellers and partner with excellent local guides who specialize in active, experiential and adventure travel.

Real humans are always a click or call away

Your time is important, and you shouldn't have to deal with automated bots or a confusing phone system. At 10Adventures you are assigned an Adventure Concierge, who is a real person who has one job: to support you during the planning & booking of your trip.

Customize or go private and get the perfect trip for you

Taking a holiday can be the most fun you have all year. At 10Adventures we believe that you should have the ability to personalize the trip, to get it just the way you want. Sometimes that's joining a group, but more often it's going private with your loved ones, and getting the dates and itinerary that's just right for you.

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We rate this tour as a 3 / 5. The tour is highly adaptable, with plenty of ski terrain for the seasoned pro as well as the less experienced skier. However, skiing is a physically demanding sport which requires a reasonable level of fitness.

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