Lake Louise Ski Resort

1 Whitehorn Road, Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada T0L 1E0



November to Mid May


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

lake louise ski resortSki in one of the best resorts in the magnificent Canadian Rockies. There are ski areas for every level, from novice to expert. Kids can enjoy skiing at the base of the 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 January.

Participate / Be a spectator at one of events held at the resort.

Lake Louise Ski Resort in summer

Go up in the Lake Louise Gondola and enjoy the mountain scenery.

How much to enjoy Lake Louise Ski Resort?

Admission / Ski Lift Tickets Lake Louise Ski Resort 2020

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 (18-64): $59 & up (opening day price)
YOUTH (13-17): $47.50 & up
CHILD (6-12) & $19 & up
SENIOR (65+): $47.50 & up

Sightseeing Gondola

Adult: $37.95 ; Youth (13-17) $16.95; Child (6-12): $16.95 & 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


Torchlight Dinner & Ski Events Ticket Cost


Lake Louise Ski Resort Coupons/ Cheap deals

AMA membership gets you reduced rates for lift tickets and Air miles points can be redeemed for one adult ticket.

If planning to stay for few days, consider buying Louise plus card.

If planning on visiting Mt. Norquay and Sunshine Village in addition to Lake Louise, Tri area lift tickets are the best option.

Check for deals, if you are a US resident.

See here for stay & ski package deals.

When to visit Lake Louise Ski Resort ?


Check conditions through webcam, here.

Operating Season: October 29, 2020 to Mid May 2021. 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

Tubing-lakelouiseskiresortDecember 25 & 31 , 2020

February 14, 2020

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 ?

terrain-lakelouise-ski-resortFrom Lake Louise,

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.

From Banff,

Head north on Trans Canada Highway, take the Bow valley Parkway exit 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.

Parking available- Go early, to get a good spot in peak skiing season.

Child Care

Closed for the duration of the 2020/21 winter season.


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