In the heart of Banff National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, sits the Lake Louise Ski Resort. With world-renowned scenery and great lodging options just minutes away from the slopes, Lake Louise is an idyllic and peaceful getaway from the daily grind. The ski season at Lake Louise stretches from late November to mid-May, making it a reliable destination for early and late season snow.
Lake Louise Ski Resort includes 4,200 skiable acres of world-class terrain, including a wide range of runs for beginner, intermediate, and expert skiers and riders. This resort is a perfect destination for the whole family or a group of varying abilities to share the experience together.
Congratulations on selecting Lake Louise as your Skican vacation destination! Although Lake Louise is best known for its terrific skiing/riding, the area offers plenty of additional activities for you to enjoy during your stay.
This sightseeing pass opens up the mountain for non-skiing guests who want to experience the incredible scenery at Lake Louise. These tickets provide transportation to and from the resorts, as well as a $12 food voucher, so all you have to worry about is having fun. Your Tri-Area sightseeing lift ticket is also valid at Sunshine Village.
Tubing is a thrilling way to enjoy winter in the Canadian Rockies, and is sure to provide a rush whether this is your first time in the snow or you’re a serious skier. Located at the base of the mountain, the Sunny Tube Park lanes are groomed for smooth sliding to ensure participants have the most fun possible while staying safe.
For those wanting to adventure beyond the pistes, snowshoeing can be a great way to get off the beaten path. Lake Louise Ski Resort offers a guided service of high-alpine snowshoeing, complete with a round-trip on the gondola to the top of the mountain. Snowshoeing has catering options available.
Lake Louise and the Lake Louise Ski Resort offer some incredible cross-country ski trails, including the world-famous Skoki Trail to the historic Skoki Lodge. These trails can keep anyone entertained for a whole day and more if you opt for an overnight stay at Skoki.
Ski hidden stashes of Lake Louise powder and save your legs by using the lifts to initially access the backcountry. Lake Louise Ski Resort has teamed up with Yamnuska Mountain Adventures to bring you world-class backcountry skiing and split boarding adventures. For intermediate and advanced skiers and riders, these tours are your best chance to experience backcountry skiing at its finest.
Experience the best winter scenery in the Canadian Rockies at Lake Louise. This sightseeing gondola ride takes you on a fourteen-minute ride in a fully enclosed gondola to one of the Banff National Park's greatest views at 2088m (6850ft).
Lake Louise will quickly capture your heart, so be sure to bring your camera to save your memories of soaring peaks, stunning glaciers, surrounded by the unspoiled beauty of winter.
*Skican does not endorse these activities and you undertake them at your own risk.
| Trail Map
|Click here to view/download the Lake Louise trail map.|
| Mountain Stats
|Vertical:||991 metres (3,250 feet)|
|Average Snowfall:||454cm (179 inches)|
|Longest Run:||8km (5 miles)|
|Total Area:||4,200 acres|
|Trails:||145 marked runs + back bowls|
|Express 6 Passenger Chairs:||1|
|Express Quad Chairs:||2|
| Ski Terrain
| Snowboard Terrain
|Terrain Parks:||6 plus SBX Course and temporary bag jump; Tube Park; Beginner Fun Zone|