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About The Lake Louise Ski Resort

Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied. The wilderness is pristine and inspirational. Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class terrain.

With 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest ski resorts in North America. The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair. Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Experts can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain.
 


One of North America's Biggest Resorts.

  • • 4200 skiable acres 145 named runs.
  • • Limitless off-piste adventures.
  • • Exhilarating Super steeps.
  • • A green run down from every chair lift.
  • • Terrain for all abilities of skiers and riders.
  • • More terrain than can be skied in a week.

Winter Operations

Dates of Operation
The Ski Resort usually opens for skiing and riding during the first week of November and closes the first week of May. click the link below for more details on our hours of operation.
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Ski & Snowboard Lessons
Whatever program is right for you, with the help of one of our trained instructors your expectations and experience will be something that you will remember for a lifetime. Our pros are certified and trained in alpine skiing, and snowboarding.
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Rental Equipment
Take advantage or our convenient slopeside location, and the option to change your equipment as often as you like during your stay. If you’re traveling from a distant location, enjoy the convenience of leaving your gear at home. Whatever your needs, nothing can beat Lake Louise's carefully selected line-up of equipment backed by staff trained to make your visit as easy as possible.
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Dining
There is a dining experience to match every guests want and desire here at Lake Louise Ski Resort. Whether you are a local enjoying another day at your favourite ski hill, or you have traveled overseas to see what Lake Louise has to offer, you will not be disappointed. Whatever the reason you decide to join us, you will find that what we have to offer will be equally as inspiring as the award winning scenery that will serve as the backdrop to your meal.
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Shopping
The Sports Alpine Ski and Sports Boutique is your source for all of your skiing, snowboarding and life style needs. You will find everything you need in the newest ski and snowboard gear from industry leaders. We also have cameras, batteries, sunscreen, and the rest of those small essentials that were left behind.
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Childcare
The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare is a licensed daycare, and our staff members are caring, alert, and love working with children.
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Summer Operations

Sightseeing Gondola
Cruise for fourteen glorious minutes, in an open chair or a fully enclosed gondola, to one of the Banff National Park's greatest views! From 2088m (6850ft), the spectacular scenery is yours to explore at will – there are ambitious hikes to the summit of Mt. Whitehorn for the hardy, or equally lovely short, leisurely strolls for those with more modest exercise goals.
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Dates of Operation
The Summer Sightseeing Gondola usually opens during the middle of May and closes the end of September.
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Wildlife Interpretive Centre
The end of the lift and gondola ride is only the start of the adventure. All lift and gondola visits begin with a pre-ride Visitor Welcome, presented by our Interpretive Services staff. This brief presentation will ensure a safe and enjoyable visit while enlightening visitors about our unique surroundings.
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Dining
Stop by and enjoy a delicious buffet breakfast or lunch prepared fresh, and served daily in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks! For those who prefer something straight off the grill, our cafeteria breakfast and lunch menus are sure to please.
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Gift & Souvenir Shop
Lake Louise Gondola souvenir merchandise is available in our two gift shops.

Childcare
The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare is a licensed daycare, and our staff members are caring, alert, and love working with children.
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Front Side and Larch


 

Back Bowls


 
Resort Overview

 

Take a virtual tour of Lake Louise!

Use the interactive map below to look around the resort.



Brochure

2011/12 Lake Louise Brochure