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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
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Mount Cook114 cm
Niseko76 cm
Mount Aspiring28 cm
Whistler28 cm
Hakuba27 cm
Ohau25 cm
Aspen Mountain23 cm
Treble Cone21 cm
Big White19 cm
Heavenly18 cm
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  • SkiLouise: 9cm of snow over night = a 9cm powder day! The resort is nicely refreshed and the skiing & riding is going to be a… 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: The snow is BACK! It's going to be a snowy couple of days at @SkiLouise! #justlakeit 4 days ago
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  • SkiLouise: Another spectacular day at the Lake. Thanks for Felix Falgui for the view. #justlakeit 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: The gondola is back up and running! 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Fine après views from the Whitehorn Lodge deck. 📷 sukiyaki_tango (IG) #justlakeit 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Please note-the gondola is not currently running. We’ll have an eta shortly. All other lifts running. 6 days ago
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  • SkiLouise: RT @ChrisRadojewski: In search of POW! Found it. @SkiLouise. Great day for the slopes. 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @ParksMtnSafety has issued a Special Public Avalanche Warning through the end of the day on Monday, February 12. R… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Thank you to @ParksCanada and @banffnational for doing such an amazing job clearing the roads after yesterday's sto… 8 days ago