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Ski Area Update for Nov 26, 2010

World Cup ski racing returns to Lake Louise

World Cup racing at Lake Louise

The Lake Louise Ski Area will be full of fun and fast paced action for the next two weekends as the world’s top alpine racers return for exciting World Cup ski racing. The WinterStart World Cup is the first, and only, Canadian stop on the World Cup circuit so don’t miss your chance to witness the world’s fastest skiers take on the steeps of Lake Louise.

The entertainment doesn't stop with the races! The festival area, located at the base of the mountain, will be packed with activities for the whole family with tons of giveaways, free hot chocolate, ice sculptures, and contests. The event is free to watch from the Festival Area.

Men's Downhill Men's Super G
Sat. November 27 @ 12:30 pm Sun. November 28 @ 11:00 am
Women's Downhill Women's Super G
Fri. December 3 @ 12:30 pm Sun. December 5 @ 11 am
Sat. December 4 @ 11:30 am  

Click here for more information on Banff National Park’s WinterStart Festival.


New Twinned Trans Canada Highway is now complete

Driving to Lake Louise just got safer as the Trans-Canada Highway is now fully twinned right to Lake Louise. The construction crews have departed and speed restrictions have been lifted. From Banff, you can be on the top of the mountain enjoying your first run down in about an hour.


Special Early Season Ski & Snowboard School Offer

Take a 2-hour private ski or snowboard lesson for you and up to four friends or family members of similar ability levels for just $99. Available until December 10, 2010. Call 403-522-1333 to reserve. Not applicable with any other existing special offers.

Click here for more information on the Lake Louise Ski & Snowboard School.


Community Ski Day - Sunday December 12, 2010

The Lake Louise Ski Area and Ski Banff Lake Louise Sunshine is giving a “big thanks” to Bow Valley locals by offering a $25 full-day lift ticket on Sunday December 12, 2010!  Residents of Exshaw, Canmore, Banff, Lake Louise, and Field are eligible to receive the discounted rate. Profits will go to local projects and charities that work to improve infrastructure and social programs in the Bow Valley. Please note: ID and proof of local residence will be required to receive the $25 lift ticket.

Click here for more information.


The Lodge at West Louise has been renovated!

The Lodge at West LouiseThe Lodge at West Louise, located at the summit of the famous Kicking Horse Pass in Yoho National Park, has been recently renovated and welcomes skiers and riders with attractive overnight rates for the upcoming winter season. The Lodge, which is located about a 15 minute drive west from the Lake Louise Ski Area, features a licensed restaurant, lounge, gift shop, Wi-Fi internet, free parking, and free ski shuttle.

You can choose from either a standard guest room or spacious suite in the main lodge. We have suites with two queen beds or one queen bed, plus a pull out sofa bed. Ask for a room with a view/balcony overlooking Wapta Lake. Call 1-888-682-2212 for details.

Click here to see hot deals & packages.


Special Luxury Offer from Alberta Fairmont Hotels

The Fairmont Chateau Lake LouiseEnjoy 25 nights at the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Fairmont Banff Springs, or the Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge for $3,375.

Reserve your 'Fairmont Rocky Mountain Season Pass' now and stay up to 25 nights at any of our three iconic Alberta Resorts during the 2010/2011 ski season.

Click here for further details.


Posted Friday, November 26, 2010

Published - November 26, 2010.

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