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Mount Norquay - Cross-country skiing

Alberta North, Alberta, Canada

Mount Norquay Statistics



Elevation gain

2,451 meters

What are the activities at Mount Norquay ?


Cross-country skiing

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Why choose a trail at Mount Norquay?

Mt. Norquay is a mountain and ski resort in Banff National Park, Canada that lies directly northwest of the Town of Banff. The regular ski season starts early December and ends mid-April. Mount Norquay is one of three major ski resorts located in the Banff National Park.

Norquay is a ski resort located in Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada. It offers downhill skiing and snowboarding, as well as cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. The cross-country skiing at Norquay is some of the best in the country. There are over 50 kilometers of groomed trails to explore, with something for everyone, from beginner to expert. The trails wind through forests and meadows, and there are even a few hills for a bit of excitement. The scenery is stunning, and it's a great way to get some exercise and enjoy the outdoors.

What are the services on site?

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Rate & open hour

Access fee $ 0.00

From sunrise to sunset

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What are the coordinates and address of Mount Norquay?

Mount Norquay
(403) 762-4421
Mt Norquay Rd, Banff, AB T1L 1B4, Canada

What are the comments and evaluations from the community?

Ronald J. Johnson
Ronald J. Johnson
We had an excellent guide who knows what he's doing and what he's taking about. We had a friend who backed out just before half way of the tour because of her of heights. They know how to take care of those people. They made sure that she's calmed down and safe. The steps and the rails for harness is definitely safe and sturdy. There's no reason to worry over accidents although it can happen. The greatest challenge is for those who are out of shape as you need to have strength to lift your body and hike all the way up to the mountain but all the hard work will be rewarded with a stunning view on top of the mountain. A unique experience to those who are trying out adventure travelling.
7 years ago
Amy Sheetz
Amy Sheetz
A quaint ski resort with great value pricing including half-day and night skiing. The lodge is nice and the food is good. It is my favorite hill for early season skiing, when I just need simple groomed runs to find my ski legs and don't want to pay Sunshine Village prices. The terrain is very segregated - all green runs in one section, all blue in one another, and most black runs are accessed via North American chair. This makes it challenging to ski with a group with diverse abilities as everyone will be using different chair lifts.
7 years ago
Jamal Fiedler
Jamal Fiedler
We went and our 7 year old and 5 year old had lessons for their first time skiing. The instructor was so kind to them and made it a lot of fun. It was also fun for me getting back into snowboarding after a couple of years. The drive up was also a lot of fun and the kids loved seeing the deer that would cross the road.
7 years ago
Hellen Moir
Hellen Moir
10 min drive from Banff makes spur of the moment riding possible. Was there on the 90th anniversary and day passes were only 90 cents!
6 years ago

Starting Point

The Mount Norquay cross-country ski trailhead is located on the north side of the mountain, accessed from the Trans-Canada Highway. Take the exit for Mount Norquay and drive west for about 1 km to the trailhead parking lot.

Why visit Mount Norquay

Banff National Park is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Canada. Nestled in the Rocky Mountains, the park offers stunning scenery and a wealth of outdoor activities. The town of Banff is located within the park and is home to a variety of restaurants, shops, and hotels.

One of the main attractions in Banff National Park is Mount Norquay. At 7,148 feet, Mount Norquay is the tallest peak in the park. Visitors can hike to the summit or take the gondola up for stunning views of the surrounding area. The mountain is also popular for skiing and snowboarding in the winter months.

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2451.00 M

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