Lake Louise Ski Resort

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    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.

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    Average Temperature
    Average Season Snowfall
    360 inches

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    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.

    Top Elevation
    8,650 ft
    Vertical Rise
    3,250 ft


    Rideable Area
    4,200 acres
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    Longest Run
    Total Runs
    Beginner: 25%
    Intermediate: 45%
    Advanced/Expert: 30%
    Terrain Parks
    Number of Lifts
    Lift Details

    One Gondola, seven chairs and three Carpets

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    About the Resort

    Destination Type
    • Skiing and snowboarding
    • Cross country skiing
    November - May
    Hours of Operation

    8:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

    • Skiing
    • Snowboarding
    • Snowshoeing
    • Tube Park
    Other Winter Attractions

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

    Special Passes

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

    Lessons/Ski School
    On-Hill Village
    On-Hill Accommodations
    On-Hill Food Options
    On-Hill Food Details

    Lake Louise promises great snow and great eats. Choose from a backdoor burger at Banded Peak Base Camp to noshing on fries while sitting in the sun on the deck at Temple Lodge on the backside. Whitehorn Bistro, halfway up the mountain showcases options from cheese fondue to seafood chowder. The main lodge at the base offers everything from sushi to Triple A Alberta Prime Rib dinners. 

    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.


    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. 


    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. 


    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.