Lake Louise Resort

Total Area:
17 km2
Vertical Rise:
991 m
Base Elevation:
1646 m
Apline Elevation:
2637 m
Downhill Trails:
139
Ski Lifts:
10
Facilities:
Double Diamond Runs
Black Diamond Runs
Blue Square Runs
Green Circle Runs
Accessible Backcountry
Lake Louise Resort has 139 runs serviced by 10 lifts. Backcountry terrain is accessible.
Terrain Park:
EXTREME Features
Large Features
Medium Features
Small Features
Louise terrain park contains XL and large and medium and small features.
Other Activities:
tubing/sliding
snowshoeing
snow mobiling
cross country
hockey
hockey
Visitors can partake in other activities like tubing/sliding and snowshoeing and snow mobiling and cross country and ice skating and apres-ski at Louise.
  • Photo Credit: Chris Moseley
  • Photo Credit: Chris Moseley
  • Photo Credit: Chris Moseley
Lake Louise serves up the most terrain in the Canadian Rockies and from time to time gets some good dumps of snow as well. This is where most people from Calgary come to shred along with many of the people staying in Banff, so it can get busy on the weekends. The mountain has three different areas to choose from, all offering up something different, allowing you to escape the crowds even on the busiest of days.

The front side of the mountain is where the majority of the crowds stick, it is wide open up top and for the most part groomers with the majority of the trees being to tight to ski through. The back side is where things get serious with quite a few rocky chutes off the top opening up into some lengthy bowls, wide open powder fields and even some good tree skiing towards the southern end of the ridge line. Larch area is the third part of the mountain, it is on a different mountain than the other two areas, and has some good tree skiing and mellow runs if you are looking for that sort of thing. If you are here in the early season or the base isn't that deep be very careful about rocks on the top and on the backside as they are everywhere, if you see an exposed rock chances are there are probably some hidden around it as well.
Official Website:
skilouise.com

Snow Phone:
(403) 244-6665

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