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PROUDLY PRESENT

The Great Canadian

Rockies Pilgrimage

April 13 or 14, to April 20 or 21, 2018

(The April School Vacation)

 
            
                                                                                                            
 
There is only one Banff & Lake Louise!
 
                                                                                      
 
 
Come experience the heartland of Canada’s Rockies with a week of world class skiing in Banff National Park.   You will be drawn to this unique part of the world for it’s unsurpassed scenery, adventure, and their world famous hospitality.  Both hotels will cater to the most discriminating skiers; offering the ultimate in comfort, entertainment and luxury each night and daily transportation to three of Western Canada’s most celebrated skiing hot spots.  Also, many optional non ski activities and side trips in this Mecca of luxury  and scenery.
 

The Mountains:

One Destination: Three Exceptional Experiences

Three ski resorts – Mt. Norquay, Lake Louise Ski Resort and Sunshine Village – and two quaint mountain communities – Banff and Lake Louise – are nestled among 1.6 million acres of unspoiled wilderness that is Banff National Park. Canada’s first National Park, and the third-oldest park in the world, Banff National Park is pristine, rugged and utterly awe-inspiring. Experience towering peaks, glacier-fed lakes and the driest, lightest snow imaginable. But what does it mean for the skier or rider? Imagine views and vistas as far as the eye can see unblemished by development. Imagine peak, after peak, after peak of pristine snow, jagged-edged crags and an unfathomable number of trees. Discover the makings of a fairytale, with castles, châteaux and hamlets nestled amongst the storied peaks of this winter wonderland.

Canada’s treasured Banff National Park is home to these distinctive mountain resorts and combined, these resorts, boast of 8,000 acres of skiing and riding, 2 gondolas, 26 chairlifts, and 30 feet of feather-light, dry Canadian Rockies powder annually, all accessible with one tri-area lift ticket.

   

Lake Louise

Vertical 3250) Both the terrain and lift system at Lake Louise is unsurpassed. The area is spread over four faces of three distinct mountains, and lifts and lodges are designed according to the European "ski circus" concept of going 'somewhere" as you ski. The ski experience is thus one of constant discovery of new delights, and best of all, because there is at least one easy way down from every chair, the entire huge complex is available to skiers of all abilities.   Lake Louise was Rank # 1 in North America for Scenery  by Ski Magazine  This area just been designated a World Heritage Site by the United Nations. Each ride up the lift is a living postcard.       

 
 

Sunshine Village

 (Vertical 3514) Sunshine Village is an unparalleled ski destination resort, spread across 3,168 acres and three incredible ski mountains. Receiving more than 33 feet of snow annually. Our new developed 9,200 foot Goat's Eye Mountain offers Canada's finest expert terrain. And, our lifts are the fastest in the world. As a result, you get more for your skiing dollar. Throw in a lot of sunshine and a ski season that extends from early November to late May, and the end result is an experience you'll never forget.          

 
                      
 
     

Mt. Norquay

The Best Kept Secret in the Rockies…awe-inspiring vistas…every angle another postcard in the making. Snowboarder Magazine

Since 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. Just minutes from the Town of Banff, Mt. Norquay offers the only night skiing in Banff-Lake Louise, including a fully lit terrain park, and expert snowmaking on 85% of the terrain. Family-friendly Mt. Norquay offers outstanding conditions for beginner, intermediate and advanced skiers and riders. This is the best-kept secret in the Canadian Rockies!

 

The Hotels:
 
  

Located in Banff National Park, the Banff Caribou Lodge & Spa offers a mountain lodge hotel, a great steakhouse restaurant and a full service spa, all in one outstanding location. This ideal vacation spot is located on Banff Avenue, the main street in the town of Banff. Surrounded by mountains, there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. We love where we live and can suggest an itinerary for any traveler, so ask us about our local knowledge, we are happy to share.

 
 
  

The Legendary Castle of the Rockies  Few hotels in the world can rival the majesty, hospitality and scenery of the historic Banff Springs. Its blend of opulence and seclusion has been a symbol of Rocky Mountain magnificence for more than a century. Canada's Castle in the Rockies offers stunning vistas, unparalleled skiing, classic cuisine and Solace, our European-style spa. Experience timeless beauty and luxurious comfort in a pristine wilderness.
  
 

Package Includes:

Air and Ground Transportation

     Flights from Boston

(There are also ground only packages available and other departure cities can be arranged.)

Does not include air/security taxes & fees, These will be collected  when you receive your airline tickets

7 Nights Lodging

(Banff Springs Hotel or Hotel Fox & Suites)

Welcome Reception & Orientation 

At the Banff Springs Hotel

Breakfast included at Hotel Fox & Suites

          (Optional Breakfast offered at Banff Spring Hotel)


Variety of Discount Options on Lift Tickets

Good At Norquay, Lake Louise & Sunshine

Many Optional Day Activities

(Both Inside & Outside Banff National Park)

A Optional Farewell & Reunion Dinner & Party

All taxes and service charges in Canada


A Common-Wealth Club 

Banff/Lake Louise  

Satisfaction Survey

 

Below, review the following statements and decide which ones are important to you?

 Visiting a New & Exciting Destination/Playground to Discover it's Beauty & Secrets

Dry Feather Like Powder for Downhill Sports & Fun 

Moderate Temperatures to Promote the Ultimate in Spring Skiing/Boarding 

No Crowds or Waiting Lines 

A Wide Variety of Terrain Including Groomed, Off Trail, Parks & Back Country 

Staying at a World Class Hotel That Pampers Your Every Need 

Staying at a Quaint Hotel That is Budget & Family Friendly & Includes Breakfast  

Spending a Week in One of the Most Scenic Places in the World  

Spas & Hot Tubs to Comfort All After a Great Day on the Slopes or Shopping 

Shopping For the Most Seasoned & and Die Hard Shopper  

Great Restaurants & Bars Reflecting the 4 Corners of the World 

A Chance to Make New Friends and Join the Club's Banff Alumni 

If you felt at least five or more of the statements above

are important to you, your family or friends, than the

Banff/Lake Louise Pilgrimage is a MUST trip for you.  

But the best way to judge weather this is the trip for you just talk to a Club member who has been there. 


Additional resources and Information
 

Click here for Additional

Information on the Skiing Resorts

Including Ticket Options

Click below for

Banff/Lake Louise 2003Photo Album

Banff/Lake Louise 2005 Photo Album

Banff/Lake Louise 2014 Photo Album

Banff/Lake Louise 2016 Photo Album

 
    

               

 
 

Click here for the Farewell and Reunion Party Menu

 

A must for all!  Is it time to check it off your list?

 
 
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