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Lake Louise ski resort

Alberta, Canada

Lake Louise ski resort is located in Alberta, Canada. Located in the heart of historical Banff National Park, the wilderness is pristine and this resort is truly legendary and offers world class terrain. Lake Louise ski resort is a place that is worth a visit once in a lifetime. The village sits at an elevation of 1,646m, the mountain summit at 2,637m providing skiers and snowboarders with a vertical drop of 911m.

The history of this resort dates back to 1800s when traveling by train was a custom for the European elite who had the desire to experience the Canadian wilderness. By the winter of 1971 lifts and lodges were added and the areas adjacent were amalgamated as Lake Louise ski resort.

With a terrain stretching over 4200 acres, Lake Louise ski resort is one of the largest ski resorts in North of America. The exciting part of this ski resort lies in the fact that it allows families and groups of various levels to ski together. There is 139km of beginner, intermediate and expert runs served by 7 lifts, with the longest run at 8km. Skiers and riders of all levels enjoy the terrain on offer.

Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle trails and long cruising runs. Whereas, expert skiers and riders can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain. The terrain breakdown at Lake Louise ski resort is approximately 25% beginners followed by 45% or intermediates and finally 30% terrain reserved for the experts.

Voted as the #1 Ski Resort in Canada for the 3rd year in a row, Lake Louise ski resort is known for its enthralling scenery and versatile terrain. While visiting the ski resort it is a must for visitors to carry a camera. The explicit views of mountains, glaciers, lakes, and forests of Canada’s first National Park are all visible from the ski resort.

The most expensive part of every ski trip is usually the accommodation costs. If you are looking to compare hotel prices and to book your accommodation for your next trip to Lake Louise ski resort please visit our STAY page. We invite you to book directly online through our website.

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Total Trails: 139 km 86.3 mi

  • Easiest 25 km 15.5 mi | 25%
  • More Difficult 45 km 28 mi | 45%
  • Most Difficult 30 km 18.6 mi | 30%
  • Terrain Park Yes
  • Half Pipes No

Resort Stats

Peak elevation:
2637 m 8651.6 ft
Base elevation:
1646 m 5400.3 ft
Vertical Drop:
991 m 3251.3 ft
Total Trails:
139 km 86.3 mi
Longest Run:
8 km 5 mi

Lift Tickets

  • Day PassCAD 114
  • Kids Day PassCAD 44
  • Season PassCAD 859
  • Kids Season PassCAD 269
Prices check with resort for specials and discounts

Total Ski Lifts 7

  • Gondolas1
  • Chairlifts5
  • T-Bars1
  • 3 (1-People mover & 2-Sunkid Moving Carpet)
live cam

Snowmaking Yes

  • Mtn Snowmaking %30 %
  • No of Snow guns0

Snow Report

  • Last Snow:
  • 24hrs Snow
  • Base (natural):
-5 °C
-6 °C
WSW11 km/h WSW7 m/h


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