Lake Louise

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LAKE LOUISE WEATHER

Lake Louise is known as one of the world's most beautiful ski and snowboard destinations. When you get there you'll see why, once you take in all of that vertical. Choose from a luxury stay at the Chateau Lake Louise or a rustic backcountry cabin. The cloaked- in-snow landscape makes winter the most romantic time in this Rocky Mountain destination.

Overview

Details

Other Winter Attractions

Snowshoe tours, Torchlight dinners & Ski, First Tracks Experience, Back country skiing, skating at Chateau Lake Louise, cross-country skiing. 

Snowmaking?

Yes

Season
November - May
Special Passes

Lake Louise Plus Card, Rocky Mountain Passport, Super Pass, Spring Pass, SkiBig3 Pass, Ikon Pass 

Hours of Operation

8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

Average Temperature (Celsius)
-12
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
360
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes

Stats

Terrain Description

The Lake Louise Ski Resort is the Canadian Rockies biggest ski resort and boasts an incredible amount of varied terrain for all ability levels. Every lift has a green run down. Endless chutes, glades and gullies, gentile slopes and remote bowls will keep you happy for days. The Showtime Terrain Park is one of the largest in Western Canada with progressive lines for beginners, intermediates and experts.

Total Runs
164
Longest Run
5
Beginner Runs (%)
25
Intermediate Runs (%)
45
Advanced/Expert (%)
30
Terrain Parks
4
Bowls
5
Rideable Area (Acres)
4,200
Number of Lifts
11
Lift Details

One Gondola, seven chairs and three Carpets

Top Elevation (Ft)
8,650
Vertical Rise (Ft)
3,250

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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.

Driving

Getting to Lake Louise is a breeze along highways maintained for easy travel. The Village of Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Ski Area is located in Banff National Park,approximately 184 KM (115 miles) west of Calgary, Alberta, Canada and 60 KM (36 miles) West of the town of Banff. If you are driving, a park pass has to be purchased at the Banff gates and displayed on your windshield. 

Flights

Calgary International Airport is your closest airport welcoming you from Canada and around the world. Rental car companies are within the airport complex and shuttle buses make multiple trips daily from the airport to Canmore and Banff. 

Shuttles

There are many choices for shuttle service to Banff and Lake Louise. A free shuttle makes its way into the village of Lake Louise to all the hotels. There are also shuttles from Edmonton, Calgary, Canmore and Banff. 

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