Lake Louise

Getting There

Set in the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise is located in Banff National Park, a 2-hour drive from Calgary, and a 5-hour drive from Edmonton. The closest airport is located in Calgary where direct or one-stop flights connect from almost all major North American and European cities.

Read as a BC resident comes back to Lake Louise where he learned to ski in his childhood.

Shuttle service from the airport is available to both the Town of Banff and the Village of Lake Louise. Shuttle service is also available from Banff and the village to Lake Louise resort.

The Mountain

Season Length: November - May

Average Snowfall: 454 cm/ 179 inches

Average Temperature: -12 C


  • Vertical Rise/Drop: 991 metres (3250 feet)

  • Summit: 2637 metres (8650 feet)

Total Terrain: 1700 hectares (4200 acres)

Longest Run: 8 kilometres (5 miles)

Number of Trails: 139 marked + back bowls

Number of Parks/Pipes: 1

Terrain Difficulty:

  • Beginner: 25%

  • Intermediate: 45%

  • Advanced: 30%

Alpine Skiing/Snowboarding?  Yes

Groomed Nordic Skiing Trails? Yes

On hill child care? Yes

On hill accommodations? No

On hill village? No

Lake Louise Front Side Trail Map

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Lake Louise Powder Bowls Trail Map


Lake Louise trail map

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Lake Louise Larch Area Trail Map

Lake Louise trail map

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