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Lake Louise Mountain Resort

Lake Louise, and the famous Chateau Lake Louise occupy a stunning piece of the Canadian Rockies. In this breathtaking setting Lake Louise Mountain Resort is able to combine fantastic scenery, awesome conditions and superb skiing and snowboarding runs.

Blue skies and perfect snow

Approximately 55 minutes (weather permitting) from Canmore it's an easy to reach resort, especially if you fancy trying more than one ski resort while on a winter vacation based in Canmore. Trans-Canada Highway #1 will take you from Canmore directly to Lake Louise, from there it's a simple case of following signs for the resort.

A variety of tickets and ski passes are available: season, full or half day tickets (peak or regular season).

Ski & snowboard school:

  • Adults & kids
  • Private lessons

Rental of ski and snowboard equipment is available.

Daycare caters for kids aged 0-6 years, from 8:30am-4:30pm.

pristine powder with ski trails
There's always competition to get there first

Lake Louise stats:

  • Area elevation: Top - 2,637 metres (8,650 ft)
  • Vertical rise: 991 metres (3,250 feet)
  • Longest Run: 8km (5 miles)
  • Skiable terrain: 113 marked runs + back bowls over 4,200 acres acres (1,700 hectares)
  • Terrain breakdown: 25% beginner, 45% intermediate, 30% advanced
  • Ski season: November to May
  • Snow report
  • Lifts: 1 gondola, 1 6-passenger chair, 3 quad chairs, 1 triple chair, 1 t-bar, 1 poma

The terrain park has been designed for riders and skiers of all abilities with novice, intermediate and family areas as well as some challenging terrain/features for the more experienced.

Food & drink:

  • The Powder Keg
  • Sitzmark Pub

Both provide hot & cold food and drinks throughout the day, although the menus are limited for the health conscious.

Other activities include:

  • Heli-skiing
  • Race centre
  • Dog sledding
  • Ice skating
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Torchlight dinner (including guided torchlight ski down the mountain)
  • Mineral hot springs
  • Children's programs
  • Sleigh rides
  • Shopping

To top it all if the ski area fails to live up to your expectations then they will provide you with a complimentary "Snow Cheque" to come back and ski another day free of charge.

And to make sure that you get the best out of the resort as quickly as possible after arriving for the first time, why not take one of the free guided tours offered by the Lake Louise Mountain Resort Ski Friends.

For more information visit the Lake Louise Mountain Resort website.

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