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 Cook97 cm
Mount Aspiring48 cm
Niseko38 cm
Whistler35 cm
Fernie26 cm
Lake Louise24 cm
Vail24 cm
Aspen Mountain23 cm
Hakuba22 cm
Big White16 cm
Last updated - 12 hours ago
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  • SkiLouise: Less than a month to go! 📷Opening day, 2016, by Chris Moseley 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @BanffNP: The 13 km road to Moraine Lake closes the Tuesday after Canadian Thanksgiving in mid-October! (October, 10, 2017)… 7 days ago
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  • SkiLouise: What an amazing shot of Moraine Lake and the fresh snow! Shoulder season views are often the best ones… 8 days ago
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