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: Grizzly bear viewing at the Lake! Photo thanks to lindsadventures (IG), June 22. #justlakeit 23 hrs ago
  • SkiLouise: Bear hug. #wildlifewednesday #justlakeit 📷C. Moseley 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Elevated dining, at 6,700'. A few of the fantastic dishes at the Whitehorn Bistro. More info >>… 2 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Elevated view of grizzly bears and the Rockies scenery! Plenty of parking, with free shuttles from the resort to… 3 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Whitehorn Bistro patio launch party, starting at noon! *Views from 6,700 ft up. *Live music with Terez Goulet *Free… 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Grizzly cubs, hamming it up at the Lake today. 📷Chris Moseley #explorecanada #ExploreAlberta 6 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @CTVdawnwalton: Lindsey Vonn still wants "Battle of Sexes" ski race @skilouise 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Look out fellas, @lindseyvonn wants to beat you downhill, and figures @skilouise should be where she does it! 7 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Whitehorn Bistro patio launch party, Saturday, June 17th! -Live music -Free glass of sparkling wine… 9 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Olivia, snuggling with her cubs earlier this week. 📷@mishapaule (IG) #justlakeit 9 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @Banff_Info: Looking for a great view? Why not check out a sightseeing gondola/chairlift! @SkiLouise @MtNorquay @brewstercanada https:… 9 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Ample parking at @skilouise, lots of room for vehicles and RV's, free shuttles to Samson Mall & @FairmontCLL. Info… 9 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Olivia (bear #138) and her cubs, stopping by the resort today. 📷Chris Moseley #justlakeit #explorealberta 10 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @footwearken October 16th is when Plus cards go on sale. 11 days ago
  • SkiLouise: @footwearken Checking on that asap! 11 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Today at the Lake, 11:08am Pretty view from the Whitehorn Lodge deck. #justlakeit 11 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @EppieShepherd: Top 3 ways to see and enjoy @SkiLouise #explorecanada 11 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @dennis_goodwin: @SkiLouise & @MoraineStPark this morning. Just stunning 🇨🇦 13 days ago
  • SkiLouise: Power back on in Lake Louise, summer lifts running. Bring some layers, some June snow on the upper mountain.… 13 days ago
  • SkiLouise: RT @JuniperHotel: Proud to be representing Alberta along with @SkiLouise for @cbc_life's Picture Perfect Patios! When the sun is shining, o… 13 days ago