• 2017
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Mountain Statistics

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. You can explore endless chutes, glades and gullies, gentle slopes, cruising runs, remote bowls and some of the most challenging terrain in the Rockies.


General Overview

The Lake Louise Ski Resort is the Canadian Rockies biggest ski resort and boasts an incredible amount of vast and varied terrain for all ability levels.

Vertical Rise:   991 metres (3250 feet)
Top Elevation:   2637 metres (8650 feet)
Skiable Area:   1700 hectares (4200 acres)
Longest Run:   8 kilometres (5 miles)
Number of Runs:   145 marked + back bowls
Number of Lifts:   10 (1 Gondola + 5 Chairs + 1 Platter + 3 Carpets)

Terrain Ability Levels

Beginner: 25%
Intermediate: 45%
Advanced: 30%

Lift System

Lift Length Vertical Capacity/Hour
Summit Platter 3670ft / 1119m 1345ft / 410m 930
Glacier Quad Chair 5975ft / 1822m 1450ft / 442m 2400
Paradise Triple Chair 3608ft / 1100m 1292ft / 394m 1800
Ptarmigan Quad Chair 3350ft / 1021m 1350ft / 412m 2200
Larch Quad Chair 4800ft / 1463m 1230ft / 375m 2400
The Grizzly Express Gondola 9571ft/ 2918m 2414ft/ 736m 1670
Top of the World Six Passenger Chair 4407ft / 1344m 1350ft / 411m 2640
Upper Sunny Carpet 592.5ft / 180.5m 592.5ft / 180.5m 600
Lower Sunny Carpet 592.5ft / 180.5m 592.5ft / 180.5m 600
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