Alberta, Canada

Jaw-dropping scenery, big skies, superb skiing, iconic National Parks, culinary excellence, world-class hotels. The province of Alberta, Canada offers all of these things and so much more.

Ski Independence can create your perfect tailor-made ski holiday to Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. We offer many styles of carefully selected accommodation, from self-catered condos to boutique and full-service luxury hotels, and with first-hand knowledge of the area we’ll make sure we find the right resort and the right property for you.

Alberta is perfect for a twin or triple centre ski holiday:

  • Make the most of your Tri-Area lift ticket; spend a few nights in vibrant Banff and then head up to the tranquility of Lake Louise, getting deep into the heart of the Banff National Park.
  • For something extra special, Jasper is located to the north via the spectacular Icefields Parkway.

Call one of our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097 for further information & advice on booking your Alberta ski holiday now


Banff

Banff Stargazing by Paul Zizka

A pristine wilderness of staggering beauty, Banff is renowned for its restaurants, bars, shopping and sense of community. The town has a superb range of accommodation with something to suit every budget. The three ski areas, Mt. Norquay, Banff Sunshine Village and Lake Louise Ski Resort, are on the same Tri-Area lift ticket.

Recommended Accommodation:

Banff Caribou Lodge

  • Downtown Banff Avenue location
  • Comfortable mountain lodge
  • Great value accommodation
  • Superb après-ski sports bar & restaurant - the Keg Steakhouse

7 nights at the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa from £1036 per person, based on 2 sharing a Standard Room (room only, with a free upgrade to a Superior Room), including flights with Air Canada from Heathrow to Calgary & shared airport transfers, departing 05Dec19. Book by 31 May 2019.

10 nights at the Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel from £1488 per person, based on 2 sharing a Fairmont Room (room only), including flights with Air Canada from London Heathrow to Calgary and shared airport transfers, departing January 2020. Book by 30 April 2019.

Top Tip:

Stargazing at the Banff Gondola is truly an immersive experience not to be missed. Enjoy the sights of the Canadian Rockies from the top of Sulphur Mountain. Savour the authentic flavours of the Canadian Rocky Mountains and gaze upon the stars from 2,900ft above Banff. Discover constellations, galaxies and stars as you take in the night sky from the Banff Gondola’s 360-degree observation deck, then complete the experience with Canadian inspired dishes as you enjoy dinner at Sky Bistro. Prices from £55 per person (call us for details)

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Lake Louise

Lake Louise Ski Resort by @Ski Big 3

Lake Louise offers the best scenery of any resort in North America. The Tri-Area lift ticket features Sunshine Village and Mt. Norquay as well as the Lake Louise ski area - tripling your fun and allowing you access to over 7,500 acres of terrain.

Recommended Accommodation:

Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

  • One of the world's great hotels
  • Breathtakingly situated on the shores of Lake Louise
  • Seven restaurants and lounges
  • Exemplary Fairmont service

7 nights at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise from £1274 per person, based on 2 sharing a Fairmont Room (room only), including flights with Air Canada from Heathrow to Calgary & shared airport transfers, departing early December 2019. Book by 30 April 2019.

10 nights at the Lake Louise Inn from £1098 per person, based on 2 sharing a Standard Room (room only), including flights with Air Canada from Heathrow to Calgary & shared airport transfers, departing early December. Book by 31 May 2019.

Top Tip:

All our Lake Louise ski holidays include a shared scheduled coach transfer from Calgary, but the area is perhaps best explored with the flexibility of a self-drive car, SUV or minivan. We offer 'Gold option' car rental with Alamo and Avis which includes all taxes, fees, extra driver fees, fuel and ski rack.

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Jasper

Marmot Basin (image: Travel Alberta/Luuk Wijk)

Located in the breathtaking, vast and rugged mountain landscape of Jasper National Park, this ski destination inspires lasting memories. The ski area of Marmot Basin offers 3,000 vertical feet of superb skiing. Jasper has managed to preserve a small-town feeling while still offering fantastic amenities. People greet you warmly, even though they’ve never met you and it doesn't take visitors long to feel part of the community…and find it hard to leave! Marmot Basin's newest terrain, Tres Hombres, offers an additional 367 vertical metres of expert terrain with trail names like 'No Fear' & 'Holy Guacamole'!

Recommended Accommodation:

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

  • Perhaps the most unique luxury hotel in the Rockies
  • All accommodation is in cabins set throughout the grounds of the hotel, on the shore of Lac Beauvert

7 nights at the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge from £1365 per person, based on 2 sharing a Fairmont Room (room only), including flights with KLM from Heathrow to Edmonton & shared airport transfers, departing early December. Book by 30 April 2019.

10 nights at The Crimson from £1093 per person, based on 2 sharing a Standard Room (room only), including flights with KLM from Heathrow to Edmonton & shared airport transfers, departing early December. Book by 31 May 2019.

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Top Tip:

Take to the road! The stunning Canadian Rockies scenery and wildlife are the hallmarks of the classic Alberta itinerary taking in Banff, Lake Louise and Jasper. One client recently said "We loved the "off season" feel of Jasper... and the drive along the Icefields Parkway was a highlight rather than a chore."


What to expect?

>> Read: Ski Alberta; the recipe for a Perfect Ski Holiday

>> Watch: Fantastic skiiing & amazing scenery

 

Call one of our Ski Specialists on 0131 243 8097 for further information & advice on booking your Alberta ski holiday now.