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Ski holidays in Lake Louise

Huge ski area, renowned as one of the world’s most beautiful settings

With almost 140 trails and extensive off-piste, Lake Louise has the biggest international cachet of Banff’s “Big 3” resorts (Lake Louise, Sunshine Village and Mt Norquay). Forty minutes from Banff, Lake Louise offers peace and tranquillity in one of the world’s most spectacular ski settings, with unspoilt views of magnificent peaks, glaciers and the iconic lake. From the Top of the World Express chair , the view along the Bow Valley is one of almost unsurpassed grandeur, with an unbroken chain of towering peaks with powerful names including Eiffel, Pinnacle and Babel, interspersed with hanging blue glaciers, and green valley floors. Lake Louise’s home ski area is the largest of the Canadian Rockies with some wonderful tree lined pistes as well as acres of open bowls. The Tri-area lift pass also covers extensive skiing in nearby Sunshine Village and Norquay. Just a handful of hotels and shops make up Lake Louise village, making it ideal for a peaceful getaway.

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Ski and Snowboard Information

Skiing Levels
  • Beginners
  • Intermediates
  • Advanced
  • Snowboard
  • Cross Country

Beginners skiing in Lake Louise

There is a green run down from every chairlift as well as an excellent ski school, making this an ideal resort for beginners skiers.

Intermediates skiing in Lake Louise

Enjoy the huge area of the open bowls with 50 named runs at Lake Louise and plenty more at Sunshine Village.

Advanced skiing in Lake Louise

Check out the demanding steep powder skiing, challenging moguls or simply try the world downhill course to add to the Black runs of Norquay and Sunshine.

Snowboarding in Lake Louise

The specialized snowboard school offers excellent tuition and there is boardpark with half pipe, jumps and obstacles.

Related links:

  • Big 3 Ski Area includes Banff & Lake Louise

Mountain Facts
  • Resort Altitude1540m
  • Ski Alt. From1384m
  • Ski Alt. To2730m
  • Runs
  • Longest Run8
  • Run Information

    274 runs covered by Tri Area Ski Pass. Blue 20%, Red 55%, Black 25%. Longest run 8km.

  • Lifts Chairlifts 17 , Free Baby Lifts False , Draglifts 4 , Gondolas 2 , Magic Carpets 1
  • Lift Times

    9am-4pm

  • Lift Ski LockersNo
  • Local Pass Lifts24
  • Night Skiing IncludedNo
  • Night Skiing

    yes at Norquay - need own vehicle to get there

  • Nursery SlopesAt the base area " Lodge of the Ten Peaks"
  • Off-piste OptionsYes
  • Off-piste Restrictions

    at own risk

  • Slope Direction,N,E,S,W
  • Snowpark Info

    3 snow parks.

  • Ski/Resort bus

    Free with lift pass


Mountain Host

Free ski hosting with your local Ski Host

  • from£1331pp
  • 554 rooms
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The magnificent Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise offers a high class of accommodation with beautiful scenic views of the surrounding mountains and frozen lake

  • from£999pp
  • 27 rooms
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This delightful, friendly hotel close to all amenities has everything you need for your holiday enjoyment with large indoor pool and hot tubs.

  • from£1020pp
  • 71 rooms
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This charming traditional style 90 year old mountain lodge is set in magnificent scenery, within walking distance to Lake Louise and the Chateau.

High altitude skiing & guaranteed snow
Spectacular Rockies scenery & great skiing
Flights with top scheduled airlines