Lake Louise Ski Resort

Lake Louise Ski Resort

The Giant of Canadian Skiing

With over 4,200 acres of terrain spread across four mountain faces, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski resorts in North America.

Just minutes from the village of Lake Louise, the ski area’s exceptional layout allows families and groups of all abilities to ski together with beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair.

Voted Canada’s Best Ski Resort at the 2013 World Ski Awards, the Lake Louise Ski Resort offers a variety of terrain from gentle slopes and long cruising runs, to glades, chutes and some of the Canadian Rockies most exciting and wide open bowls.

When visiting Lake Louise Ski Resort, be sure to take your camera! The spectacular views of mountains, glaciers, lakes and forests are truly unique and befitting of Canada’s first National Park.

Lake Louise Ski Resort

4,200 acres
145+ runs
3,250 feet vertical

Chairlifts

1 high speed 6 passenger gondola
1 high speed 6 passenger chairlift
2 high speed quad chairlifts
1 quad chairlift
1 triple chairlift
1 T-bar, 3 carpets

Mountains

25% beginner
45% intermediate
30% Advanced

  • Family friendly ski environment. Photo: Paul Zizka/Banff Lake Louise Tourism

  • Photo: Paul Zizka/Banff Lake Louise Tourism


The Lake Louise Ski Resort statistics
Season Length November – May
Hours of Operation Sun-Fri: 9:00 am – 4:00 pm
Saturday: 9:00 am – 5:00 pm (front-side)
Opening Date November 8, 2013
Closing Date May 4, 2014
Vertical 991 metres (3,250 feet)
Base Elevation 1,646 metres (5,400 feet)
Peak Elevation 2,637 metres (8,650 feet)
Acreage 4,200 acres (1,700 hectares)
Average Snowfall 454 cm (179 in)
Snowmaking Yes
Trails 145 marked runs + back bowls
Terrain 25% Beginner
45% Intermediate
30% Advanced
Longest Run 8 kms (5 miles)
Cumulative Length of Runs Over 100 kms (62 miles)
Lifts 1 High speed 6 passenger gondola
1 High speed 6 passenger chairlift
2 High speed quad chairlifts
1 Quad chairlift
1 Triple chairlift
1 T-bar
3 Carpets
Lift Capacity 13,716 people/hour
Permanent Features Terrain Park
Snowcross Course
Tube Park
Beginners Fun Zone
Snow School Group & Private Lessons available
Racing Yes
Daycare Available for children from 18 days to 6 years
Equipment Rentals Banff Ski Hub
Lake Louise Ski Resort. Photo: Paul Zizka
For more resort-specific information, visit www.skilouise.com.