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Vast and varied, pristine and inspirational, a friendly wilderness that’s authentically Canadian. Here at Lake Louise Ski Resort we welcome you with big smiles and open chairs.
Located in the heart of the magnificent Canadian Rockies, we let our legendary 4,200 skiable acres of world-class terrain speak for itself, while Mother Nature does the rest.
Our unique layout with beginner, intermediate and expert runs from every chair allows your family or group of varying abilities to ski and share the experience together.
We've got endless chutes, glades and gullies, gentle slopes, cruising runs, remote bowls and some of the most challenging terrain in the Rockies.
We are your indulgent alternative to work and stress; an unpretentious majestic that inspires the inner kid in us all. We invite you to come try our accessible awesome for yourself.
Happiness guaranteed. Take a peek at our pass prices and specials for your next visit.
- • We are 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.
Take a virtual tour of the Lake Louise Ski Resort!
Use the interactive map below to look around the resort.
Ski Season Dates
Our ski season typically starts the first week of November and runs until the first week of May (yes, May!). Meaning you get six solid months of snow stoke with us. Read on for more details on daily opening hours.
Ski & Snowboard Lessons
Our pro instructors are certified in alpine skiing and snowboarding and offer programs for whatever level you’re at and for whichever program suits you best. Find out what makes our snow school so awesome by clicking here now.
No skis? No problem! Our slopeside location has a carefully selected equipment line backed by trained staff to tailor the right gear for you. You can also change your equipment as often as you like during your stay to ensure your best on-mountain performance. Read more about renting equipment during your visit.
Refuel for your next round of ski runs at any one of our 11 excellent food and drink outlets. We've got buffets and à la carte, quick meals and the best mid-mountain bistro in Banff National Park. Let your taste buds decide. Find out more about our tasty menus here.
Showtime Terrain Park
We have one of the largest terrain parks in Western Canada! The park was designed with distinct progressive lines for beginners, intermediates and experts, while our jumps, rails and boxes provide some serious playtime. Check out more park info here.
Did you forget something at home? Or maybe you fancy some new gear! Our Sports Alpine Ski and Sports Boutique carries your trip essentials and last minute on-the-slope items to make your trip perfect.
We offer a licensed daycare with caring and attentive staff who love working with children. We're happy to look after your little ones (ages 18days - 6 years) while you enjoy the slopes. Click here for more details on our childcare prices and services.
If this sounds like something you want to be a part of, then what are you waiting for? Find out here how you can save on your next visit with us.
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. Click here for details.
Dates of Operation
The Summer Sightseeing Gondola usually opens during the middle of May and closes the end of September. Click for more details.
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. Click here for details.
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. If you’re looking for a heightened dining experience, then join us at the newly renovated Whitehorn Lodge. Located at 6700'’ (2042m) we’re proudly offering an alpine themed menu with options for children as well. Click here for details.
Gift & Souvenir Shop
Lake Louise Gondola souvenir merchandise is available in our two gift shops.
The Lake Louise Ski Resort Daycare is a licensed daycare, and our staff members are caring, alert, and love working with children. Click for more details.