Panorama

The beauty about a Ski Holiday to Panorama Mountain Resort is that you arrive, settle in and forget about everything else.  In the heart of the Purcell mountains, the convenient ski in ski out layout means you can simply walk from your accommodation to breakfast, ski to the lifts and hit the uncrowded slopes.

Overview

  • Park yourself at Panorama, walk to breakfast, ski to the lifts & your slopeside room, flip-flop to the hot pools
  • Canada’s largest slopeside hot pools – The Panorama Springs.
  • Canada’s longest fall line groomed blue trails.
  • Huge Mountain with un-crowded slopes.
  • Heliskiing daytrips from the base of Panorama

Getting to Panorama

Close to Calgary, Alberta, and the famous mountain town of Banff, Panorama is located at the heart of the Kootenay Rockies. The highways are well maintained and the drive through Banff and Kootenay National Parks is one of the most scenic in the world. Located only 2 hours southwest of Banff in the spectacular BC Rockies, turn south off Trans Canada #1 onto Highway 93 to Radium Hot Springs. Travel south on Highway 93/95 to Invermere (14km). Panorama is well marked, 18 km west of Invermere.

Calgary International Airport – Calgary International Airport (3.5 hrs drive – 292 km/181 miles) is the place where most travellers from around Canada and the world get their first glimpse of the Rocky Mountains.  When you land at Calgary International Airport, there are several ways to get here.

  • Round trip motorcoach transportation from Calgary International Airport during the winter season.
  • Rent a car from Calgary Airport. This can easily be arranged by one of our Snow Travel Specialist.

Statistics

Top Elevation 2,375 Metres
Base Elevation 1,150 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,225 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,847 Acres
Lifts 10 lifts
Runs 125
Ave Annual Snowfall 500 cms
Terrain Beginner 20%
Terrain Intermediate 55%
Terrain Advanced 25%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Accommodation

Panorama Mountain Resort offers value-oriented slopeside hotel accommodation, modern ski in / ski out condos and luxury townhomes. All within a short distance to the Panorama Springs Hot Pools.

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Other Activities

Other Activities at Panorama

You’re there to ski but there’s so much more! Enjoy the beautiful Purcell Mountains through heli-skiing, snowmobile tours and EuroBungy. Relax over a cool beverage in one of Panorama’s restaurants, browse for souvenirs or local artisan work, or end your perfect day with a soothing dip in the incredible Panorama Springs Hot Pools. Here are some of the options available…

Paragliding

Take flight over Panorama and experience the breathtaking views of the Rocky and Purcell Mountains from a vantage point normally reserved for the eagles. We must warn you that paragliding is highly addictive and may result in a strong dependency on the sport. Only 1 person per flight. Lift Ticket not included

Guided Snowshoe Tours

Experience a fun, informative, and energizing snowshoe tour with experienced guides.

Snowmobile Tours with Toby Creek Adventures

Let Toby Creek Adventures take you on an unforgettable experience into the Purcell wilderness! Half-day and full day tours cater to the first time rider or seasoned pro.

Cross-Country Skiing

Explore over 20 km of groomed and track-set cross-country trails departing from the Panorama Nordic Centre. The tranquil trails are perfect for both skate and classic skiing. Make sure to stop at the Hale Hut for a rest while enjoying the scenic lookout. Cross country skiing is included with your day’s lift ticket.

Ice Skating

Non-skiers and those who need a ski break can enjoy a few spins around our new skating rink! Located in the heart of Panorama Village, the skating rink has a beautiful view of the surrounding mountains and is particularly breathtaking lit up after sunset. Rentals are available

Heli-Skiing with rk heliski

The spectacular scenery, expansive glaciers, and quality glade skiing offers skiers and snowboarders the adventure of a lifetime!

Panorama Snow School

Let Jason and his team of qualified instructors help you learn to ski and ride, while having fun. Whether it’s your first day on the slopes or you are taking a course to become an instructor, the Snow School has some the best instructors to help you build confidence and make your learning experience memorable.

Jewellery & Bead Making Classes

Safire Bead and Flameworks offers bead, jewellery and glass art creation over an open torch. Shop for locally crafted souvenirs made of glass, clay and metal. Located in the Pine Inn Upper Village.

Mountain Air Physiotherapy

Mountain Air Physiotherapy offers treatments to prevent and heal injuries, as well as myofascial release, ideal for pain, headaches, and stiffness.

Pure Massage

Pure Massage offers a variety of treatments such as relaxation massage, deep tissue massage, cranio sacral therapy, body wraps, and mud treatments.

Skate the lake

Take the free valley shuttle to Invermere and rent some ice skates and then complete a lap on the largest skating loop on a lake in the world.

EuroBungy

Defy gravity as you jump, flip and fly up to 25 ft in the air above the trampolines as your specialized harness ensures a controlled experience.

Trail Map