If you’ve ever dreamed of visiting the Canadian Rockies, Lake Louise Ski Resort is the place to go. It’s stunning at any time of the year, especially in winter when a dreamy white blanket of snow covers the mountainous landscape. Winter is the season when the spectacular scenery of Canada’s Rocky Mountains takes on an ethereal quality.
Lake Louise ski trip fun
Lake Louise has plenty of groomed runs for all abilities, chutes, glades as well as challenging Rocky Mountains terrain. Lake Louise Resort is national park skiing at its finest.
There’s a range of accommodation at when visiting Lake Louise, including hotels, lodges and inns.
Staying at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is an experience to tick off your bucket list.
For people who live in the Southern Hemisphere, Lake Louise is an enchanting place to experience a white Christmas.
It is not surprising that Lake Louise Ski Resort was named Canada’s Best Ski Resort four times in the last five years at the World Ski Awards.
Votes from the ski industry and customers are used to determine the winners. The resort also placed in the top three resorts for these two prestigious categories: Word’s Best Ski Resort and World’s Best Freestyle Resort.
Where is Lake Louise Ski Area?
Lake Louise Ski Resort is in Banff National Park, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
Skiing in a national park is a different experience to skiing in a resort that was purpose-built as a ski resort, such as these ski resorts in British Columbia.
The nearest city is Calgary.
What’s so good about Lake Louise? Think dry powder and stunning views of mountain peaks and glaciers. The terrain is spread across four mountains and is not far from Lake Louise village and Banff town.
I skied at Lake Louise as a beginner and found the green runs easy to manage. There are beginner and intermediate runs from every chairlift. And for expert skiers, Lake Louise has plenty of steep chutes and bowls.
Lake Louise Ski Resort in pictures
There’s no doubt Lake Louise ski area is incredibly scenic. You’ll love this photo gallery by Banff photographer Paul Zizka.