Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort

Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard Resort

March 07, 2012 10:39 ET

Sunshine Village Biggest Snowstorm in 40 years

BANFF, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - March 7, 2012) -

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Grab your skis, your board and your snorkel: Sunshine Village Ski & Snowboard resort has received a mind-blowing 123cm (4 feet) of snow in the last five days.

This brings the total snowfall this season to an unbelievable 773cm (25 feet).

"This is Sunshine's biggest snowstorm in 40 years" said John Scurfield, Senior Vice President of Resort Operations, Sales and Marketing of Sunshine Village. "Wide open; til May 21st, there still is another 2 1/2 months to break our total snowfall record set back in the 98/99 season."

Since early Friday, an epic storm has blanketed the resort in inch after inch of fresh snow and locals and visitors alike are going gaga for the phenomenal conditions.

All over the mountain, thrilled skiers and riders have been playing in waist deep pillows of Sunshine Village's signature champagne powder.

Sunshine Village already has a huge head start on the March record breaking accumulation of 208cm (6 feet 1 inch) which fell in March,2011 with 123cm (4 feet) already in the first five days of the March 2012.

The massive five day storm arrived right on cue, ushering in the spring skiing season with Canada's Best Snow living up to it's reputation, and then some.

There's never been a better time to grab our spring pass, on sale now, ski up to 63 days for as low as $297.

At $377 the adult spring pass pays for itself in under five uses, and with long spring days, fresh powder and fantastic events, it's shaping up to be an epic spring season.

Visit or call 1-87-SKI-BANFF for details.

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