We have chosen Panorama for this year’s trip mainly due to the incredible terrain on offer in the resort and the excellent accommodation options, all within a very short walk or slide to the lifts. Some highlights of Panorama skiing are:
– Just short of 3,000 acres of inbounds terrain (about the same size as Breckenridge, Sunshine or Winter Park)
– 4,200 feet or 1,300+ meters of vertical decent available giving Panorama some of the best fall line skiing in Canada
– Amazing back country style terrain in Taynton Bowl (old heli-ski terrain), some really good terrain for expert skiers and boarders
– Fantastic groomers with some real feel good skiing, the longest run in resort is 6.5km
– No lift lines or crowds, especially during the week
– Night skiing available on Friday and Saturday nights (until 8pm) should anyone have the desire or energy to do more skiing! The night skiing will be included on your lift pass
– RK Heli Ski operate from the resort, incredible experience for those wanting the ultimate thrill on skis or a board
We will also ski a day in Kicking Horse, the transfers and lift passes for this day are included in the price of the holiday.
The resort offer free guiding as we have enjoyed in other North American resorts https://www.panoramaresort.com/explore/listing/mountain-friends
We will use Ski Independence again for this booking so that you are protected by their ABTA and ATOL bonding and can tailor make the package if you need to.
The basic price including a direct flight from London, transfer from Calgary, ten nights B&B and dinner on 5 nights. £1885 in a shared studio apartment, single occupancy is £ 380 extra. Sharing a two bed two bath apartment will be £2096. We will have a number of different options for sharing accommodation with different bedding configurations so please contact me to discuss what will work best for you.
It is possible to request a tailor made package if you wish to upgrade your flight or fly from a regional airport or stay a bit longer.
Prices may vary as air fares change and lift passes get more expensive.
I am happy to pair up sharers so there is no need to pay the single supplement unless you choose to.
Deposit of £300 is payable once you are happy with your quote & the balance is due by Saturday 24th November 2018.
Ski Tip and Tamarack Lodges
We will be staying ten nights in the Ski Tip and Tamarack Lodges which are based just steps from the lifts and have ski in access. Breakfast will be included every day and we will dine as a group for 5 of the nights while in resort, these meals are included in the holiday price. On the evenings that are not included we will find restaurants throughout the resort to enjoy the company of the group whilst still being able to choose and pay individually. Access to the hot pools at Panorama Springs is included and just a short walk from your accommodation, they come highly recommended.
The flight included in the package will be Air Canada from Heathrow and you have an inclusive luggage allowance of 23kg plus free ski carriage. Those not able to travel from Heathrow may request a quote from any other airport
Heathrow 1325 / 1520 Calgary
Calgary 1835 / 1010 Heathrow (next day)
Private transfers for our group to suit the flight above are included or we can quote for guests wishing to travel on other airlines
Adult – £217 for 8 day lift ticket, the additional day at Kicking Horse is included in the holiday cost
9 day performance skis and boots = £277
9 day performance skis only = £195
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