Lake Louise

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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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Next Snow
ResortSnow Forecasted
(7 Day Forecast)
Mount Cook148 cm
Mount Aspiring144 cm
Mount Baw Baw36 cm
Lake Mountain Resort31 cm
Fernie25 cm
Steamboat23 cm
Vail21 cm
Aspen Mountain19 cm
Whistler18 cm
Breckenridge16 cm
Last updated - 10 hours ago
Lake Louise On Twitter
  • SkiLouise: #WildlifeWednesday Furry visitor to the Lake this Monday, thanks to Garrett D'Angelo for sharing! #justlakeit #lynx 20 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: @KerrinJeromin About 145!! 20 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @ec_minister: #BREAKING: As part of the larger initiative to reintroduce #bison, the 1st bison calf was born in @BanffNP in + 140 years.… 22 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @TravelAlberta: Big News! This baby calf is the first born Bison in Banff National Park in over 140 years! Born in Panther Valley on Ear… 22 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @SaundersMike1: 2016/17 must have been the best value season pass for years. #justlakeit.... I will back next year 🎿… 22 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: Kokanee Rail Jam, Saturday at the Lake. Open to amateur skiers/riders 18+, win sweet swag from Burton! Info >>… 22 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @Ski_Cellar: Hard to hate Mondays when it looks like this!! Thanks for a stellar staff day @skilouise snow and sun was...… 23 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: "POWDER POWER!!! I love @skilouise!!" 📷dannothomson, (IG) April 25. #justlakeit #skibig3 23 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: "rode one of the best laps i've ever had on summit today- cheers for the turns crew!" -niamhflorence (IG), April 25 23 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: "Spring time faceshots = happy skiers!!! " Photo: howard_kate (IG), April 25 23 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: @CTVdawnwalton Some pics from today:) 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @travisnrousseau: Snorkel time at @skilouise 🏊 #lakelouise #skilouise #justlakeit #skibig3 #explorealberta #explorerockies #explorec… ht… 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @WestJetMagazine: Spring skiing, anyone? 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: Snorkel needed. #justlakeit #skibig3 📷Chris Moseley 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: Today at the Lake. Spring conditions are ok. Open 'til May 7th! #justlakeit #explorecanada 📷Chris Moseley 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: Another 35+cm since yesterday, making this the best April on record! A view from this morning, can't hold back the… 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @CTVdawnwalton: It's winter forever in Alberta where it's just ridiculous at the ski hills right now --> @SkiNakiska @SkiLouise @Sunshin… 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: POWDER ALERT!! 24cm reported at 6am, more falling since. 8:10am view from Ptarmigan cam. Come get it!! #justlakeit… 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @cderworiz: @dph_42 @ECAlertAB3 24 cms at @SkiLouise! It was already really good there on Sunday... 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @CarrieTait: You guys. @skilouise's forecast. 2 days ago