Lake Louise Ski Area & Terrain
As there is no ski in ski out accommodation at Lake Louise, you’ll head from the car park day lodge area either up the Grizzly Express gondola or the Glacier Express chair with both offering great open and often groomed terrain to warm up on, with the gondola being the preferred choice on the chilly mornings.
If you are new to the sport and find yourself arriving at Lake Louise on a powder day, no need to worry, you can head up the Top of the World Express and ski and board down Saddleback (#109) and into the renowned backside bowls. It’s a long run and will give you the experience of the backside experience via the safety of a green trail.
Intermediates on a powder day can also head up the Top of the World Express and head across to Sunset Terrace (# 23) on the front side of the resort. Spectacular views abound and you can choose to head down the main track or venture off into one of the wide-open bowls as you float down through the powder.
Expert skiers should head to the top of the Summit Platter and pop over into the Back Side. This is where you will gain access to exhilarating powder chutes, face shots, and some of the most epic terrain Lake Louise has to offer. For those of you who are very confident in the steep and deep, a heart-pumping run down “E” Gully (#128) awaits.
Lake Louise Ski Resort – Mountain Statistics
|Skiable Terrain||4200 acres (1700 hectares)|
|Vertical||991 m (3250 ft)|
|Top Elevation||2637 m (8650 ft)|
|Base Elevation||1646 m (5,400 ft)|
|Average Snowfall||454 cm (180 in/14 ft)|
|Winter lifts Total||10|
|Longest Run||8 km (5 mi)|
|Snowmaking||680 ac (275 hectares)|
|Season Opens||9 November, 2018|
|Season Closes||5 May, 2019 (Estimated)|