Lake Louise

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Lake Louise Ski Resort is the Canadian Rockies' biggest ski resort with over 4,200 ac of ski terrain. It's also one of the most beautiful ski resort in the world, located within Canada's first National Park - Banff National Park. Lake Louise has tons of terrain on four mountain faces including the Front Side, Larch, Paradise, and the Back Bowls, and one of the longest seasons in North America from early November to May. Located just 5 minutes from the pretty village of Lake Louise, The Post Hotel and the famous Chateau Lake Louise, the ski resort is also near the town of Banff and even more skiing at Sunshine Village and Mount Norquay.

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Lake Louise

Lake LouiseMount Norquay
beginner25 %20 %
intermediate45 %36 %
advanced19 %28 %
expert11 %16 %
total runs145 60
ski area4,200ac 190ac
summit elevation8,651ft 8,038ft
total lifts10 6
child lift ticket$39 CAD ($29 USD) $29 CAD ($22 USD)
adult lift ticket$104 CAD ($79 USD) $74 CAD ($56 USD)
back country
value for money
average total snowfall109″ 28″

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Lake Louise Reviews

Fabulous 4.4 / 5
based on 37 reviews

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Superb!5 / 5Jul 14, 2011
The snow was great, the instructors were pretty good..transportation was great the shuttle picked me up at my hotel dropped me off there also was so very convenient. The lift lines were not to long and were pretty orderly.everyone was very friendly and helpful. The town of banff is just beautiful,pretty as a postcard. Lots of helpful ski shops,... More
Superb!5 / 5Aug 26, 2010
Availablility to ski different mountains, Banff Springs Lodging was outstanding, town had a lot to offer to a family for shopping, dining etc.
Superb!5 / 5Aug 13, 2010
The RimRock Hotel and Spa is absolutely gorgeous, offering fabulous amenities, comfortable rooms with gorgeous views from every direction and everyone is exceptionally courteous, helpful and accommodating. It is such a lovely place, that I would consider going there by myself to ski, shop and dine. I cannot say enough about how wonderful my... More
Superb!5 / 5Jun 20, 2010
May not be the best skiing in North America, but is probably the best location!
Superb!5 / 5May 29, 2010
We love the Banff Springs Hotel, but it would not be so special without the wonderful staff, the great snow, the fun town, and the international crowd there.
Superb!5 / 5Apr 25, 2010
For the value Banff had all what we were looking for in a ski resort. The skiing, the apres ski, the cost, the slopes and the facilities
Superb!5 / 5Sep 30, 2009
Great place because of proximity to 3 separate areas, always good and usually fresh snow at one of them, Banff town is a plus
Average!3 / 5Aug 26, 2009
Most impressive but not as accessable to me in the U.S.
Superb!5 / 5Aug 01, 2009
If you are going to Banff...make sure you pay a little extra and stay at the world renown "Banff Springs Hotel" or the "Chateau Lake Louise". It is worth paying a couple of hundred dollars more to live like a king or queen!
Superb!5 / 5May 10, 2009
Where else can you stay in luxury hotels and have 3 different ski resorts that you can take advantage of within a 50 minute drive?

Other ski resorts in Banff, Alberta

Lake Louise
25% 45% 30%
Mount Norquay
20% 36% 44%
Banff Sunshine
20% 55% 25%