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post #2 of (permalink) Old 03-13-2012, 06:02 PM
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I can't think of one place that does it all.

Parks in Western Canada are a joke if you have been to the US. I have not been to all the hills in BC but none have a park that is good as the ones they had in Keystone/Breck when I worked there 10 years ago!

I'm thinking you either want to be in Revi or Nelson if the town is important. Cool towns, good hills and a bit more "local" than say Banff or Whistler.

Seems to rain a bit in Fernie as well. Plus they close terrain alot due to inbound avi risk.

I would not call the town in Banff big. The bus is a pain but if you are coming for a season get a car. No matter where you want to be if you don't have a car you will find it hard to travel to the other resorts. With a car from Banff you can go to the following places for a day or a weekend.

Kicking Horse
Panorama
Fernie
Kimberley
Nakiska
Whitefish
Marmot Basin
Revelstoke
Castle

Plus the season in Banff is from November to the end of May.

Hope that helps?

So many runs so little time.
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