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Page Title: Lake Louise Ski Resort Mountain Facts
Page Synopsis: Mountain Facts and Statistics for Lake Louise Ski Resort, Alberta.

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Lake Louise Ski Resort Facts & Statistics


Vertical Rise: 991 metres (3250 feet)
Top Elevation: 2637 metres (8650 feet)
Skiable Area: 1700 hectares (4200 acres)
Longest Run: 8 kilometres (5 miles)
Number of Runs: 113 marked + back bowls

Beginner Trails 19%
Intermediate Trails 21%
Expert Trails 42%
Extreme Trails 18%
Terrain Park 3

Superpipe Yes One of the largest Terrain Parks and Superpipes in North America.
Nordic Skiing - Over 80 km/ 50 miles of excellent trails in the area.
Summit Platter 3670ft / 1119m 1345ft / 410m 930
Olympic Chair 7000ft / 2134m 2100ft / 640m 800
Glacier Quad Chair 5975ft / 1822m 1450ft / 442m 2400
Sunny T-Bar 1185ft / 361m 145ft / 44m 1200
Eagle Chair 4425ft / 1349m 1380ft / 421m 1000
Paradise Triple Chair 3608ft / 1100m 1292ft / 394m 1800
Ptarmigan Quad Chair 3350ft / 1021m 1350ft / 412m 2200
Larch Quad Chair 4800ft / 1463m 1230ft / 375m 2400
Friendly Giant Quad Chair 5986ft / 1825m 1450ft / 442m 1550
Top of the World Six Passenger Chair 4470ft / 1344m 1350ft / 411m 2640


The relatively dry climate in the Canadian Rockies is responsible for the unbeatable light, dry powder conditions. The variable temperatures are due to the high elevation and rugged topography. Chinook winds can bring springlike temperatures even in the middle of winter. Daytime highs range from 7C (19 F) in January to +9 C (49F) in April, and up into the mid 20s (70s F) during the summer months.


Mountain Edge Shop
A full selection of ski and snowboard clothing, accessories, equipment and rentals for all youre recreational needs.

Guest Services
Open from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Our staff can help you with all Lake Louise Ski Area questions as well as information on the village of Lake Louise and the Town of Banff.

Ski & Snowboard School
Lessons are available for all ages and abilities. Our certified staff offers professional instruction in alpine skiing and snowboarding, from group lessons to specialty clinics and 1-hour lessons to full day private lessons. Student & youth groups are welcome. Check out our ski school brochure for all our exciting program details.

Infants from 19 days old to school age children are welcome daily from 8:30am 4:30pm all season long. The daycare offers a kinder ski program providing children in the daycare a one hour lesson during the day. Reservations are required for infants with all other spaces available on a first come first serve basis.

Other Activities
Lake Louise offers a full range of outdoor activities, including scenic
snowshoeing and icewalks, dogsledding, heli-skiing, sleighrides, snowmobile tours, ice skating and more. Check with our guest services for all your daily activities.

Torchlight Dinner
Join friends for a moonlit excursion you wont soon forget. Held every Monday and Thursday evenings at the midmountain Whitehorn Lodge, guests are treated to spectacular sunsets, hot apes-ski appetizers, a full buffet dinner and live entertainment. The evening concludes with a guided torchlight descent down a freshly groomed run. The fun starts right after skiing and runs through until 8 p.m.

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