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Skiing at Banff Norquay

by Samscalling Online Now Jun 5, 2006 at 1:47 AM


Planning on skiing for a couple of days when we stay in Banff at the beginning on Jan next year.

I'm a complete beginner, although I might have a couple of lessons at Lake Louise before coming to Banff.

Looking at the Banff Norquay website - prices for 2hr ski lessons seem VERY reasonable - cheaper than buying a lift pass & rentals!

Do you definitely get to continue skiing after your lesson or do you have to come off the slopes & pay extra for this?

Same with the Lake Louise ski school?

Thanks in advance

Sam x

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    RE: Skiing at Banff Norquay

    by stoogr Online Now Jul 23, 2006 at 8:59 AM

    Lessons are the best deal in the Rockies. You can keep skiing after your lesson but will probably be restricted to certain lifts. This is a good thing on Norquay because there are a lot of places a beginner can get into trouble. Have you looked at Sunshine Village? It is my favorite ski spot in Banff.

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