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Lake Louise, Banff, Sunshine Village - 3 Resorts

Saturday, February 25 –Saturday March 4, 2017


The Details

Cash Price: $1959 Per Person
Based on Double Occupancy

(Valid PASSPORTS Required For This Trip!)

See the Lodging section below for details and the complete Price Chart.
We offer two trip application options:
Download a PDF or a Word doc.

To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions.
The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download.

The Trip Leaders

Mary Ann Olden Trip Leader
Mary Ann Olden
957 Lucas Lane
Oldsmar, FL 34677

Phil Reed Trip Co-Leader
Phil Reed
3315 W. De Leon St. Unit 13
Tampa, FL 33609-5503

Trip Highlights

M.A. and Phil are together again to lead you on this fun-packed week of TBSSB and FSC activities. Combine this with three (3) mountains of over 7700 acres of skiing on one (1) Lift Ticket for all skiing/riding abilities and two (2) luxurious Fairmont hotels, and you're in for a REAL TREAT.

We fly into Calgary, and our trip begins with a 4-night stay at the opulent Banff Springs Hotel (BSH), often called Canada's "Castle in the Rockies." This one of a kind hotel offers stunning vistas, classic cuisine, and a world class spa, just to mention a few amenities. This historic grand hotel is the perfect setting for our FSC Monday night dinner party with "Vintage Hollywood" as the costume theme. This, combined with world class skiing, and your adventure will be truly a "bucket-list experience." A short stroll from the hotel is the charming town of Banff, Alberta. Discover local galleries and museums, upscale shopping and restaurants, year-round Banff Lake Louise events, and popular local attractions including the Banff Gondola and the mineral-rich Banff Upper Hot Springs.

The second part of our trip will be three (3) nights at the famous Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise (CLL). Surrounded by soaring mountain peaks and the majestic Victoria Glacier, the iconic Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located in Alberta's Banff National Park and combines luxurious resort living with the spirit of adventure.

In addition to the FSC planned activities during this ski trip of two dinners, a mountain lunch, and the FSC Florida Cup racing between the competing ski clubs, our TBSSB club will also host a couple of après ski socials and our Farewell Dinner. That's three (3) dinners included in the trip pricing and a lunch! Your world class skiing includes your choice of 3 mountains - all on one (1) lift ticket which is heavily FSC discounted for this group trip!!!


  • The USD/CAD Current Exchange Rate means REALLY more for your US dollars! Think this way: EVERYTHING is discounted!
  • Three of the world’s finest ski resorts and two town sites that are located in the pristine wilderness of Banff National Park!
  • Over 7700 acres of combined skiable terrain all on ONE convenient FSC discounted tri-resort lift ticket with body friendly elevation in the town of Banff at 4500 ft. Lake Louise is 5300 feet and the top of the mountain at each resort is nearly 9000 feet!
  • Dance the night away at the two FSC dinner parties: a "Vintage Hollywood" costume party theme on Monday night (prizes to be awarded for best costumes) at the Banff Springs Hotel and the FSC Farewell Dinner on Thursday at the Chateau Lake Louise hotel included in your trip price.
  • Tuesday FSC Florida Cup racing between the clubs at Sunshine Village and the Wednesday FSC mountain lunch provided at Lake Louise which is also included in your trip price.
  • TBSSB end of week dinner plus two après skis again included in your trip price.
  • Additional optional activities including sightseeing tours, cross-country skiing, tubing, snowshoeing, snowmobiling, dog sledding, ice walks, curling, sleigh rides, natural hot springs, and private guided tours! On-mountain activities include night skiing at Mt. Norquay (Banff), Ski Friends and Snow Hosts, First Tracks at Lake Louise, and endless après ski on the mountains.
  • Easy access and a beautiful deluxe motor coach ride from Calgary airport with only an 85-mile breathtaking drive to Banff!
  • Split hotel stay so that you can enjoy both magnificent hotels with 4 nights (BSH)/3 nights (CLL) at these fairytale-like castles!
  • FREE shuttles to any mountain with the purchase of the FSC discounted tri-resort lift ticket.
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Banff Hotel Fairmont Banff logo


Both Fairmont lodgings have a variety of bedding with single, double, & king beds. Amenities include many lovely restaurants and bars with a view, outdoor hot tubs, heated pools, WiFi, exercise room (BSH), and a business center. Ski shuttles are FREE to each mountain with a purchase of the tri-area FSC discounted ticket. Both hotels are AAA Four Diamond Award!!!

View the Banff Springs Hotel Fact Sheet and the Chateau Lake Louise Hotel Fact Sheet.



Common Amenities

--All guest rooms at the Fairmont Banff Springs offer the following amenities:

  • Alarm clock-radio
  • Cable television with in-room pay movies and video games
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Telephone with voice-mail
  • Windows that open for fresh mountain air
  • OTHER Amenities upon request


Common Amenities

--All guest rooms at the Fairmont Banff Springs offer the following amenities:

  • Alarm clock-radio
  • Cable television with in-room pay movies and video games
  • Television express check-out
  • Ceiling fan and windows that open for fresh air
  • Coffee maker and kettle
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Refreshment center
  • Telephone with voice-mail
  • Safety deposit boxes available at the Front Desk
  • OTHER Amenities upon request

Fairmont President's Club members are entitled to FREE high speed Internet access. Sign up for your free FPC membership here.

Price Chart

Use the following chart for the cash pricing of your group:

Number of
Standard Hotel Room
Deluxe Hotel Room

Resort Only (No Air) DEDUCT $600

Prices are per person. Accommodations are assigned in order deposits are received. No space is held without a $350.00 per person deposit. Early commitments get first choice! All prices reflect a cash discount. There is a 3% convenience charge for credit card transactions.

Banff Hotel Lobby
Banff Springs Hotel
Lake Louise Foyer
Chateau Lake Louise

The Mountains Over 7700 Acres!

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Lake Louise — Over 4200 acres of terrain- 4 mountain faces. Green and blue runs from every chairlift, consistently voted the most scenic ski resort on North America. Less than 10 minutes from the Chateau at Lake Louise, with free shuttles leaving regularly.

Sunshine Village — 100% natural snow – over 30 feet of snowfall annually. 3358 acres of terrain-3 separate mountains located in Banff National Park. New quad chairs and gondola. Terrain for all levels of skiers. 20 minutes from Banff. Free shuttles leaving regularly.

Mt. Norquay — Only a short 10 minutes from Banff Springs Hotel. A great ski resort to do ½ day of skiing in the morning or afternoon and then shopping in downtown Banff or other activities during the other part of a day. 190 acres with all beginner and intermediate runs groomed nightly. Snowmaking system covering 85% of the terrain. The only night skiing in Banff. This resort is noted for its expert terrain and includes a fully lit terrain park at night. Free shuttles leaving regularly.

Sign Up Details

Price Includes:
Round trip airfare from Tampa to Calgary, chartered deluxe motor coach transfers to and from the airport, Welcome FSC Registration/Orientation, 2 FSC dinners, TBSSB Après Skis, TBSSB Farewell dinner, 7 nights in TWO world renowned Fairmont hotels, baggage handling, gratuity for housekeeping, and transfers to Chateau Lake Louise on the 4th day.

Fairmont Banff Springs Hotel and Fairmont Chateau lake Louise

Trip Size:
42 FUN-LOVING People!

$350.00 per person with a with a copy of your PASSPORT completed and signed trip application. See above for trip application options.

Balance Due:
November 15, 2016

Cancellation Date:
November 15, 2016 (must be received in writing). See cancellation policy on the second page of the trip application.

Make checks payable to "TAMPA BAY SNOW SKIERS and BOARDERS" and mail to: Phil Reed, 3315 W. De Leon St. Unit 13, Tampa, FL 33609-5503


Deposit and balance of trip costs may be paid with a major credit card. You will be billed later for the final payment. At that time you will be able to order lift tickets. To pay by Credit Card contact your trip leader for instructions. The Credit Card Authorization Form is available as a PDF download. A charge of 3% will be made for credit card convenience.