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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Lake Louise On Twitter
  • SkiLouise: My week on Twitter 🎉: 13 New Followers, 38 Mentions, 41.4K Mention Reach, 73 Favorited, 4 Replies. See yours with 1 day ago
  • SkiLouise: #TBT look back at opening day of the '16/'17 ski season. Just about three months to go before the slopes are open… 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @storyofaskitour: COMING SOON! Here's a quick hit from our new film featuring Alexandra Armstrong from @SkiLouise - ARMY… 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Nap time. #WildlifeWednesday Photo thanks to redrobin1977 (IG), taken from the sightseeing lift. #explorecanada 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @Lana_Writes: Thank you to the wonderfully enthusiastic staff @SkiLouise for helping w/ item #29 of @gishwhes! Best day of the hunt! #wi… 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @BitsofMeg Love the gif:) 4 days ago
  • SkiLouise: The Starry Night, Skoki version. Splendid view of our backcountry lodge-an 11km hike from the resort-thanks to Ren… 4 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Whitehorn Yoga Retreat, Sunday, Aug 20! Yin/Yang yoga, 6700' up on the Whitehorn patio, led by Nikki Davidson.… 5 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @BitsofMeg Ah-thanks for the catch! 5 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @BrendaKasianiuk: @BanffNP @SkiLouise We summited Mount Jimmy Simpson on Aug 12. So wonderful to read his story!… 5 days ago
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  • SkiLouise: RT @BanffNP: Have you been to Bow Lake? Find out how to visit this stunning alpine lake here:… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @BrendaKasianiuk: Can you spot the bird in this photo taken on Mount Fairview overlooking Lake Louise? #LakeLouise #justlakeit @Banff_S… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @Tyler_Pelke: Amazing food!! Definitely a destination place - don't forget to ride the gondola and maybe see the #grizzles #lakelouise h… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Lunch in Lake Louise? Our Bear's Den Smokehouse & Patio features brisket, ribs and platters-salads, sliders, sausa… 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Lake view. 📷Chris Moseley 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Smile! You're on candid camera! Some furry close ups captured this year by remote cameras located in the Lake Louis… 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @GGangle1: Family picture at @SkiLouise in Alberta 8 days ago
  • SkiLouise: #WildlifeWednesday A photobombing ground squirrel strikes a pose at Moraine Lake. Thanks to @christardi (IG) for s… 10 days ago
  • SkiLouise: A mule deer roams among the wildflowers, below the Whitehorn Bistro patio. #justlakeit 📷fro… 11 days ago