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Lake Louise Overview

Season Start/End: 18/11 - 1/5
1646m - 2637m
25%| 45%| 19%| 11%
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from CAD$38.00 to CAD$99.00
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First tracks in Lake Louise's incredible back bowl terrain. Skier: Keegan Capel - ©Liam Doran

Nestled in the heart of Banff National Park, Lake Louise is home to 4,200 acres of skier and rider accessible terrain. Featured as the largest resort of the Big 3, spectacular views accompany Lake Louise's longest run at eight kilometers (five miles) and a total vertical rise of 991 meters (3250 feet).

At Lake Louise, skiers and riders of all ages and abilities will find something that meets their needs.


First tracks in Lake Louise's incredible back bowl terrain. Skier: Keegan Capel - ©Liam Doran

Beginners or intermediates will find an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruisers. Experts can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls at Lake Louise.

For the freestyle skiers and riders, the Showtime Terrain Park offers progressive lines for all levels and abilities with jumps, rails, boxes and even an air bag jump to practice tricks on.

A Snow Cross course is available for skiers and riders to practice cambered turns, gap jumps, berms, drops with steep and flat sections as well.

First tracks in Lake Louise's incredible back bowl terrain. Skier: Keegan Capel - ©Liam Doran

Lake Louise offers lodging packages for stay and ski at great rates. Skiers and riders can take advantage of free mountain tours to explore the extensive terrain or participate in a fresh tracks experience. Other fun activities include sightseeing, snow tubing, nordic skiing, snowshoeing, and Torchlight Dinner and Ski events.


  • 2637m
  • 991m
    Vertical Drop
  • 1646m


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  • Beginner Runs


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  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    8 km

  • Skiable Terrain

    1700 ha

  • Snow Making

    275 ha

Important Dates

  • Projected Opening Ski Season: 18/11/2016
  • Days Open Last Year: 184
  • Projected Closing Ski Season: 01/05/2017
  • Projected Days Open: 185
  • Years Open: 65
  • Average Snowfall: 454cm

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Lake Louise Reviews

  • William Jerich

    • 3
    29th November 2016

    Full review

      ski trip to banff Nov 20 to 26th. Skied Sunshine village day 1 Nov 21, Day 2 Nov 22 Lake louise, Days...
  • Mike D

    • 5
    21st November 2016

    Full review

      Best mountain in the area by far! Incredible terrain once you get to know where you are going. Has some really long,...

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