Lake Louise Ski Resort

Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise ski resort with uniquely beautiful skiing terrain that is both vast and varied. The wilderness is pristine and inspirational making it a great choice for your next ski holiday. Located in the heart of the majestic Banff National Park, Lake Louise ski resort is truly legendary and offers world-class terrain.

Lake Louise is one of North America’s largest ski areas located in Alberta, with access to an incredible 4,200 acres of skiable terrain. Beginner and intermediate skiers will find a plethora of long and gentle runs, perfect for honing their technique on, whilst expert skiers can enjoy endless chutes, glades and remote bowls, backed by the dramatic scenery for which the Rockies are famous.

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Best For...

  • All abilities
  • Snow-sure conditions
  • Stunning scenery

Resort Statistics

  • Resort Altitude 1,600m
  • Skiing Altitude 2,636m
  • Total Ski Area 100km
  • Lifts 10
  • Blue Runs 25km
  • Red Runs 45km
  • Black Runs 30km
  • Cross Country 80km

Ski Accommodation in Lake Louise, Canada

Our collection of Lake Louise ski accommodation has been hand-picked by our ski experts. Whether you’re looking for a luxury escape, a boutique hotel or something suitable for the whole family, our experts would be delighted to help you find the perfect accommodation for your ski holiday.

Ski Accommodation
Skiing in Lake Louise

Ski Areas in Lake Louise

Known as one of the most beautiful places in North America, the expansive Lake Louise ski resort offers over 100km of skiing terrain with a wide selection of runs available. There are 10 lifts across the resort transporting you up to either side of the mountain with runs accessible for all types of ski and snowboard abilities. At Lake Louise nearly every chair has at least one intermediate or beginner run attached to it, allowing skiers of all levels to experience the jaw-dropping views higher up the mountain.

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Skiing in Lake Louise

Skiers can enjoy 145 named runs as well as limitless off-piste adventures at Lake Louise ski resort. The terrain is accessible for all abilities of skiers with an easy run down from every chairlift in resort. For the experts, there are exhilarating steep slopes as well as the ‘Men’s Downhill’ run, perfect for racing. Take the Top of the World Express chair to enjoy the scenery across the Bow Valley and absorb the sight of the mountain peaks Allen, Fay, Bowlen and Babel stretching out into the distance. A view so famous it once featured on Canada’s $20 note.

Lake Lousie Snowboarder

Snowboarding in Lake Louise

Snowboarders can enjoy plenty of tree riding and excellent off-piste boarding at Lake Louise ski resort. The Showtime Terrain Park features over 50 different types of jumps, rails and boxes ranging from easy to hard levels – ideal for the freestylers. Beginner boarders will also enjoy Lake Louise with easy runs at the base of the mountain.

Ski Schools in Lake Louise

Ski Schools in Lake Louise

The Lake Louise Snow School offers private and group lessons to all abilities where you can choose which skills you want to improve and the type of terrain you want to ski.

Crèches in Lake Louise

Crèches in Lake Louise

There are a variety of children’s ski programms available for children aged from three to 12 years in Lake Louise ski resort. Full-day lessons run from 10:30am to 3:30pm and half-day lessons are available in the morning and afternoon. Lake Louise also offers day-care services for infants to six-year-olds.

Restaurants in Lake Louise

Restaurants in Lake Louise

There are a number of restaurants at the base of Lake Louise ski resort. The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise has a number of options including an Italian, as well as a Swiss-themed restaurant. More casual restaurants include Outpost Pub or Lake Louise Village Grill and Bar, both ideal for families.

Après Ski in Lake Louise

Après Ski in Lake Louise

Gently nestled on the lakefront, the elegant Fairmont Château Lake Louise is the obvious choice for luxury après ski entertainment. There’s no better way to toast a long day’s skiing than while soaking up the views of Lake Louise from the Fairmont’s Lakeview Lounge. Powder Keg Lounge in the Lodge of the Ten Peaks and Kokanee Kabin are known for their après and live music.

Non-Skiers in Lake Louise


There’s plenty for non-skiers to experience in this magical winter wonderland. Don’t miss ice skating on Lake Louise, one of the world’s best skating rinks. Race through the Rocky Mountains on a dog-sledding adventure or take a horse-drawn sleigh ride along the lake, soaking up the spectacular views. For a unique experience, join the Johnston Canyon Ice Walk and admire frozen waterfalls up close.

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