Skiing at Sunshine is Sublime

Not just one, but three amazing mountains, (Goat’s Eye, Lookout & Mount Standish)…

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http://www.sunshine-village.com/sunshine-village/…after a 360 degree wowwy wow view up the mountain in the spacious, comfy, high speed gondola.  You can stop and get off at Goat’s Eye to enjoy steep, snowy trails that offer nice longs runs, with a shorter chair ride on the Goat’s Eye Express Quad.  Great trail designs on this mountain.  The natural terrain on top of “The Goat” offers some of the best natural trail lines in North America.  This is elite ski territory.

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Next stop is The Village…truly a family resort with adorable kiddies bombing around, while still offering nice variations in terrain from the 5+ main chairs, basically something for everyone.  Wide, open gentle slopes to some nice challenging chutes off of all the chairs…not to mention the hair raising Delirium Dive, (bring a shovel, beacon and helmet to get through the security gate), cause this is completely natural terrain, true back country experience…and a ride like no other…anywhere…all the while at a bustling ski resort. AMAZING!

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After you get your morning in, you can return to the Day Lodge and enjoy a great lunch!  On a nice day, (which at Sunshine there are many as it always the last resort to close for the year), you can work on your winter tan on one of the patios, while the BBQ’s serving up burgers and dogs.  Live music events and the annual Slush Cup make it one hell of a party on a ski hill, just a great time in one of the most beautiful places on the planet! My brother and I call it paradise on earth..closest you can get to heaven…we love coming to Sunshine and skiing hard…making friends on the lifts, (like Mick our ski buddy for the day visiting Calgary from the Netherlands…he was on his own, so being the Canadians we are…invited him to ski with us for the day, we rode every chair in the resort that day.)  Great times!  The best new treat is the incredible new heated Chair Lift.  Steep double d’son this chair, so ski it in the am!  Sunshine also recently added a new modern sleek Timberframe Lodge on top of the mountain in the village. Only a couple of years ago added the gorgeous base mountain lodge…like Calgary, Sunshine gets better with age.  I love Sunshine…cannot be beat!

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Ride Delirium Dive

 

 

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