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Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. The wilderness is pristine and inspirational. Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class terrain. With 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski areas in North America. The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair. Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Experts can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain.

Snow Resort Stats



Elevation Top 2,637m
Elevation Bottom 1646m
Vertical Drop 991m
Skiable Terrain 1700ha
Longest Run 8 kms (5 miles)
Beginner 25%%
Intermediate 45%%
Advanced 30%%
Total Number of Trails 139 runs + back bowls



Total 9
Highest Lifted Point 2,637 metres (8,650 feet)
Gondolas & Trams 1
High Speed Sixes
High Speed Quads 2
Quad Chairs 1
Triple Chairs 1
Double Chairs 0
Surface Lifts 3
Uphill Capacity 13,716 people/hour

Snow Making

Snow Making
Total Number of Guns 100
Annual Average Snowfall 4.54m

Terrain Parks

Terrain Park

Total 1
Name Terrain Park
Half Pipes 0
Half Pipe Size n/a
Total Terrain Park Area Size

Location & Travel Info
Country: Canada
Region: Alberta
Address: The Lake Louise Ski Area Ltd.

1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise

Alberta, Canada, T0L 1E0
Phone: 1-877-956-8473
Nearest Town: Banff
Nearest Airport: Calgary International Airport
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Lake Louise On Twitter
  • SkiLouise: RT @ParksCanada: Happy #EarthDay2018!🌎❤ This year’s theme is ending plastic pollution. Camping season is on the horizon, so always remember… 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: Our High Performance rental fleet is on SALE! Visit our rentals shop, take a look and try before you buy!… 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: The Banked Slalom is TODAY at 11am on Jerry's Jungle! Details here: #justlakeit 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: The inaugural Banked Slalom is tomorrow in Jerry’s Jungle, just below the base of the Platter. Come and spectate!… 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: What a day! It's awesome to see the sun after such a snowy week. Join us for the Banked Slalom, the Cardboard Der… 4 days ago
  • SkiLouise: It's a beautiful day in the Rockies! Check out the @SkiLouise webcams to see for yourself! #justlakeit 4 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Tickets are available at the Group Sales desk! #justlakeit 4 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Custom Trail Signs! You want 'em, we got 'em! 20% off until the end of the season #justlakeit 5 days ago
  • SkiLouise: A few cm‘s of new snow overnight and skies are clearing. Temps are forecasted to rise over the next few days and w… 5 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @CrowfootMedia: Join @SkiLouise this Saturday for The Gully Banked Slalom! Register now! 🏂… 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: It's powder madness at the Lake and it's STILL snowing! If you weren't here today, then you should be tomorrow!… 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Endless winter! We're beginning to sound like a broken record, but it's another powder day! 14cm's overnight and c… 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @kdeverton Ahh, will pass it along to patrol. Hope he heals up soon. 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Spring skiing! 4cm in last 24, with a snowfall warning today (10-20cm expected by tonight). Snow report… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Starting tomorrow, The Glacier chair will be closed Monday through Thursday. Access to the upper mountain will be… 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: “Another amazing day at the Lake. Fresh powder kicking up snow with @3van_walker #justlakeit” 📷 stauffercolin (IG) 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @DeanMachThomas 👍😁 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @DeanMachThomas: @SkiLouise your snow conditions are amazing!! Big thumbs up, the Thomas family from UK 👍 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @CROLC_CRPS: Great to have @eftourscanada with us on Winter Travel @MountainEdu . We had an amazing week of learning and fun !!! @SkiLou… 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: 5cm overnight! Snow report >> 8 days ago