Possibly the most beautiful place you’ll ever ski. Lake Louise offers nature at its finest and an unparalleled variety of skiing in the heart of the Canadian Rockies.

At Lake Louise, Spectacular scenery awaits, 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 areas in North America. The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ski together as 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.

Once you’ve had your big day exploring the slopes, satisfying your tastebuds is no challenge at Lake Louise. There are eleven different eateries on offer. The nightlife is relaxed yet enjoyable, with the Caribou Lounge for a glass of wine, the Explorers Lounge for karaoke and great music, happy hour at Glacier Saloon, live entertainment at Sitzmark Lounge, and more options for apres.

Lake Louise offers incredible skiing opportunities and a range of other activities that make this a fantastic place for your next ski holiday.

Mountain Terrain:







Skiing Hours:

9.00am to 4.00pm

Summit Elevation:

2637 m

Vertical Drop:

991 m

Skiable Area:

4200 acres

Average Snowfall:

417 cm (13.68 ft)


Snowboarder Friendly

Lift Information:

  • 6-passenger
  • 3 express quads
  • 1 quad chair
  • 1 summit platter
  • 1 triple chair
  • 1 T-bar
  • 2 double chairs


164 runs. Longest run: 8km (5 miles)


1 Snowboard Superpipe, 1 Snowboard half-pipe, 1 large terrain park Lake Louise is Canada‘s largest single ski area, boasting 4 rideable mountains. Ski Magazine voted it first for scenery in North America. Lake Louise was also recognized as one of the Top 10 Ski Areas in North America by Skiing Magazine. 

Photo courtesy of Banff & Lake Louise Tourism