Panorama

Panorama, tucked deep into Canada’s iconic BC mountains, is a destination where the best winter memories are made! Boasting nearly 3,000 acres of ski terrain and true slopeside accommodation, Panorama is the perfect solution for a stress-free ski holiday.

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Overview

Panorama Mountain Resorts offers one of the easiest mountain resort vacations you’ll ever experience. Simply check in, ditch your bags and step out onto the mountain. The intimate village has a great variety of restaurants, pubs, cafés and a choice of retail therapy. There is also free access to the hot pools for all resort guests, an on-mountain massage and spa, plus a calendar packed full of events and activities.

The resort is family-friendly with plenty of activities for all, après activities. The resort also boasts three ways to access world-class skiing and riding terrain: A modern lift system, helicopter skiing and a snowcat shuttle service. The perfect trifecta for any discerning skier or snowboarder and all conveniently located.

On the slopes, glide down endless, meandering, corduroy cruisers, or watch future Olympians rip down meticulously manicured race courses. Tackle the freshly gladed, powdery paradise of Taynton Bowl, with its over 750 acres of former-heli-skiing glory, or drop into the Extreme Dream Zone and see if your turns are tighter than the spacing of the trees.

  • 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.
  • Un-crowded slopes.
  • Heliskiing day trips from the base of Panorama
  • Offering the first snowcat food truck in Canada. A professional kitchen installed on a Prinoth snow groomer, the Snowlicious Mobile Kitchen offers a casual alfresco experience right on the slopes.
  • Cardrona and Mt. Ruapehu pass-holders ski and board for free*
  • Family-friendly

Top tip: “Join one of the two daily free Mountain Friends Tours to see the mountain the way the locals do.” – Sandra Rejzek, Panorama

Mountain Statistics

Statistics

Top Elevation 2,365 Metres
Base Elevation 1,150 Metres
Vertical Drop 1,300 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,975 Acres
Lifts 10 lifts
Runs 129
Avg. Annual Snowfall 5.5 Metres
Terrain Beginner 15%
Terrain Intermediate 35%
Terrain Advanced 20%
Terrain Expert 30%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

Trail Maps

Other Activities

At Panorama there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

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…

Tandem Paragliding

Soar from up high on Panorama and enjoy breathtaking views of the Purcell and Rocky Mountain ranges from a vantage point normally reserved for eagles. A very special experience and uncommon to find at a ski resort in Canada.

Fat Bike Rental

A new and fun way to explore the Nordic trails around Panorama Mountain Resort. Fat Bike tires are super fat and made for the snow.

Horse Drawn Wagon Ride

Embark on an early evening or night-time rustic horse drawn wagon ride through snow covered trails. The wagon will head down Toby Creek Road to the historic outfitters base camp and stables. Here you will enjoy a hot drink and bonfire before returning to the resort.

Guided Snowshoe Tours

Swap your skis and board for a pair of snowshoes and take a guided tour along snow-laden tracks and trails. A great way to get outdoors
and experience the beautiful forest surrounding the resort.

Snowmobile Tours

A selection of snowmobile tours are on offer at Panorama. Trips cater to the first-timers through to seasoned riders. See a spectacular frozen waterfall and local wildlife! With over 32,000 acres of terrain to explore.

Kicking Horse Day Trip

Take a day trip to one of the most thrilling ski resorts in Canada. With plenty of steep runs and deep fluffy powder, Kicking Horse offers adrenaline pumping vertical runs, tree runs, steep chutes and wide-open bowls.

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

Flying directly in and out of Panorama’s village, experience the deep powder and perfect gladed tree runs of the world-famous Purcell Mountains. The perfect introduction to heli-skiing for intermediate skiers and snowboarders.

Panorama Ski & Ride School

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.

Mountain Hut Dining

Experience après at 2,400 metres with a Fondue dining experience that includes a helicopter flight over Panorama and landing at Summit Hut. Just one of the many mountain dining experiences.

Getting There

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 – 313km) 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 our Active Travel Experts

Or alternatively you can fly to Vancouver and onwards to the Canadian Rockies International Airport located 161km from Panorama

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.

Accommodation

Panorama has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.

 

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