About Lake Louise Ski Resort, Banff National Park, Alberta, Canada
The only ski area in Canada to hold the FIS Ski World Cup circuit, Lake Louise Ski resort is one of the three ski resorts in Banff National Park.
It has a total of 145 runs (marked + back bowls) with 25% beginner, 45% intermediate and 30% advanced . The ski resort is served by 10 lifts including 3 magic carpets.
Lake Louise Ski Resort was awarded, “Best Ski Resort in Canada” at the World Ski Awards, 2013.
What to do at Lake Louise Ski Resort ?
Things to do at Lake Louise Ski Resort
Snow board or ski at the Show time Terrain Park.
Snow shoe along the trails or go on a Snow shoe tour.
Snow Tube at the 4 lane ‘Sunny Tube’ run.
Go on a free ski area tour with Ski Friends and learn about ski areas lifts, runs, facilities, or heritage. Good for an overall idea about the resort.
End your perfect day off at the resort by participating in the Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events(available only on certain days) – après drinks, appetizers and live music at the Whitehorn Lodge followed by skiing or snowboarding down the slopes. Finish of with dinner at Sitzmark Lounge.
Learn how to ski & snowboard from the experts at ski schools.
If visiting during the Ice Magic Festival (at Lake Louise), see ice carving demonstration during the weekend of January 19-29, 2017
Participate / Be a spectator at one of events held at the resort.
Lake Louise Ski Resort in summer
Go up in theLake Louise Gondolaand enjoy the mountain scenery.
How much to enjoy Lake Louise Ski Resort?
Admission / Ski Lift Tickets Lake Louise Ski Resort 2016/17
For a detailed price list including half day, season passes and multi day tickets, check the website. Rates do not include 5% GST
Winter Lift Ticket price – Full Day
Adult : $32 ; Youth (13-17) $22; Child (6-12): $17 & Child (<5); Free
Snow Shoe tour Lake Louise Ski Resort
: Per person (13+) : $ 75.00 which includes single use Gondola lift ticket, Snowshoes, poles & boots and Professional instruction.
Snow Tubing rates/pricing
Child (6 – 12)
Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events Ticket Cost
Lake Louise Ski Resort Coupons/ Cheap deals
AMA membership gets you reduced rates for lift tickets and Air milespoints can be redeemed for one adult ticket.
If planning to stay for few days, consider buying Louise plus card.
Check Liftopia.com for deals, if you are a US resident.
Seeherefor stay & ski package deals.
When to visit Lake Louise Ski Resort ?
Check conditions through webcam, here.
Operating Season : November 10, 2016 to Mid May 2017. Weather Dependent.
Lift Operations: 9:00am – 4:00pm.
Snow Shoe Tours
Mid December, to Early May | 1.5 hours duration at 10:30 am, 1:00 pm, & 2:30 pm.
Minimum of 2 people and 24 hours advanced reservation required(1-403-522-1333).
Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events Dates
February 14, 2017
Free Mountain Tour – 10:15 am & 1:30 pm, Daily
Free Heritage Tour – 1:15 pm, Daily.
How long will it take to see Lake Louise Ski Resort ?
Depending on interest, two hours to 2-3 days.
Who all can visit Lake Louise Ski Resort ?
Everybody. Childcare available for kids <6 years.
For snow tubing : Children must be at least 4 years old and above 42 inches to ride.
How to get to Lake Louise Ski Resort ?
Head east on Lake Louise Dr toward St Piran Rd, merge onto Bow Valley Parkway, then onto Whitehorn Dr. The main parking lot of Lake Louise ski resort will be on the right.
Head north on Trans Canada Highway, take the Bow valley Parkwayexit toward Lake Louise, continue onto Whitehorn Dr for about 2 km. The resort is on the right
GPS : 51.44042,-116.16021
Complimentary Shuttle buses are available from Lake Louise hotels. Buses are also available from Banff Town for an adult ticket charge of $10.00.
What about Amenities & Parking?Rentals. Lockers.
Wash rooms .
Shops -Alpine Ski and Sports Boutique.
Restaurants – The Lodge of The Ten Peaks, Whiskyjack Lodge, Temple Lodge, Kokanee Kabin.
Pack food, if budget conscious.
Parking available- Go early, to get a good spot in peak skiing season.
Winter hours : (Early November to Early May): 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM every day.
Summer hours : (Early May to Early November): 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Monday to Friday.