Banff, AB Week-long Trip (9 – 16 February 2019)

This trip is full.

COST PER PERSON $1,775.00 Deduct $352.00 for Ikon pass and $670.00 if you get your own flights.
INCLUDES: 7 NIGHTS LODGING AT PTARMIGAN INN Double Occupancy
RT Air on Air Canada
HOT BREAKFAST INCLUDED DAILY PLUS ALL TAXES
R.T. AIRPORT TRANSFERS FROM CALGARY
5 DAY LIFT TICKET GOOD FOR LAKE LOUISE,
BANFF SUNSHINE AND MOUNT NORQUAY
PARK ENTRANCE FEE
2 PARTIES (Pizza 1 night & Buffet Barbecue 1 night)
BUS DRIVER GRATUITIES
PTARMIGAN INN
DOWNTOWN BANFF-1.5 HOURS FROM CALGARY
2 INDOOR HOT TUBS- SAUNA- STEAM ROOM
PIZZA RESTAURANT & SMALL BAR
I strongly encourage trip insurance. Please copy and save this for answers to any questions you might have. Google Ptarmigan Inn if you have questions about hotel and Air Canada if you need baggage policies. Do not wait until deposit deadline to send check if you want to go on this trip. It could be sold out before then. There are only 32 spots available and your spot is not secure until I receive your check and sign-up form. Please rsvp here on Meetup if you are going.
FLIGHTS-DEPART BOSTON ON AIR CANADA AT 8:40AM-ARRIVE TORONTO 10:31. DEPART TORONTO 12:44 –ARRIVE CALGARY 3:11PM ON 16TH DEPART CALGARY AT 12:10PM-ARRIVE MONTREAL AT 6:18PM. DEPART MONTREAL AT 7:00-ARRIVE IN BOSTON 8:18PM

SKI AREAS (https://us.skibig3.com/adventure-hub/)
LAKE LOUISE
141 TRAILS INCLUDING BACK BOWLS
25% GREEN 45% BLUE 19% BLACK 11% DOUBLE BLACK
10 LIFTS
SUMMIT ELEVATION- 8,652
BASE 5,400
VERTICAL DROP 3,250
4,200 ACRES
40 MINUTES FROM BANFF
BANFF SUNSHINE
138 TRAILS
18% GREEN 26% BLUE 48% BLACK 8% DOUBLE BLACK
12 LIFTS
3,300 ACRES
SUMMIT 8,957 BASE 5,446 VERTICAL 3,510
20 MINUTES FROM BANFF
NORQUAY MOUNTAIN
74 TRAILS
31% GREEN 25% BLUE 28% BLACK 16% DOUBLE BLACK
6 LIFTS
190 ACRES
SUMMIT 8,038
BASE 5,512
VERTICAL 1,650
MINUTES FROM BANFF

BANFF ACTIVITIES
JOHNSTON CANYON ICEWALK
4 HOUR TOUR WHICH INCLUDES 2-2.5 HOURS FOR THE ICEWALK. TOUR TIMES ARE 8:30 AND 1:30.
WALK ALONG STEEL CATWALKS BUILT INTO CANYON WALLS WITH VIEWS OF GORGE AND RIVER BELOW. YOU’LL ALSO WALK THROUGH A NATURAL CAVE AND SEE LOWER FALLS AND UPPER FALLS WHICH IS 98 FEET TALL.
TOUR PRICE IS 76.00 AND INCLUDES HOTEL PICK-UP AND DROP-OFF
USE OF HIKING POLES AND ICE CLEATS
LIGHT SNACK, REFRESHMENT AND A GUIDE
THIS IS A 3.4 MILE WALK WITH 443 FEET OF ELEVATION GAIN.
https://www.banfftours.com/activities/johnston-canyon/

BANFF GONDOLA
SCENIC CABLEWAY RIDE TO 7,486 FEET JUST BELOW THE SUMMIT OF SULPHUR MOUNTAIN HOURS- 9-8:30
THERE ARE VIEWS OF SIX MOUNTAIN RANGES FROM THE 360 DEGREE ROOFTOP OBSERVATION DECK. THERE IS A BOARDWALK TO SANSON’S PEAK AND HIKING TRAILS. THERE IS ALSO A RESTAURANT, CAFÉ AND COFFEE SHOP AS WELL AS A MULTI-SENSORY THEATRE WITH A SHORT MOVIE WHICH IS INCLUDED IN PRICE. SOAR OVER THE CANADIAN ROCKIES FROM THE PERSPECTIVE OF A BALD EAGLE IN THIS MOVIE.
TOWN BUS WILL GET YOU TO GONDOLA. THERE ARE LOCKERS SO YOU COULD BRING YOUR SWIMSUIT AND TAKE A SHORT WALK TO BANFF UPPER HOT SPRINGS.
https://www.banffjaspercollection.com/attractions/banff-gondola/experience/

BANFF UPPER HOT SPRINGS
SOAK IN THE HOT POOL AT THIS OUTDOOR HOT SPRING A SHORT DISTANCE FROM DOWNTOWN. TAKE LOCAL BUS OR TAXI. IF YOU ARE GOING TO BANFF GONDOLA IT IS JUST A SHORT WALK FROM THERE.
COST IS $9.00 AND AN ADDITIONAL $2.00 FOR TOWEL.
THERE IS A GIFT SHOP, CAFÉ AND LOCKERS ARE INCLUDED IN PRICE.
http://www.hotsprings.ca/

DISCOVER BANFF TOURS-KICKING HORSE POWDER EXPRESS
COST IS $100.00 AND INCLUDES TRANSPORTATION AND LIFT TICKET
DEPARTURE IS 6:45 AM AND RETURN IS 6:30PM
THIS REQUIRES 8 PARTICIPANTS FROM DEPARTURE TOWN SO YOU MUST CALL DAY BEFORE TO CONFIRM.