Cross-Country Skiing

Cross-Country Skiing

Lake Louise is home to some of the most scenic cross-country ski trails the country. Regardless of your ability, there are endless trails around Lake Louise and Banff National Park that you can enjoy. Glide through our winter wonderland and soak in the spectacular mountain views.
Rental equipment is available at Chateau Ski & Snow in the hotel lobby.

Imagine yourself skiing along a quiet trail surrounded by mountains blanketed in snow and ice. Before you hit the trails take a lesson to fine tune your skiing abilities. These lessons can be tailored to those who have never been on cross-country skis or to advanced skiers seeking to improve their technique. Ski rentals (including boots and poles) are included.

DURATION: 1.5 hours
PRICE: Adults $75 | Children (ages 8–12) $40 (Equipment included) | Adults $50 (Equipment not included) | Children (ages 8–12) $25


Looking for a memorable seasonal outing for you and your family? Fully certified private guides take individuals or groups on customized excursions, local sightseeing excursions, walks or hikes. These tours are only available on certain days of the week. Consult the Concierge to create your perfect and unforgettable Canadian Rockies experience!

1–2 people half day (4 hours) $250
3–4 people half day (4 hours) $325
4+ people half day (4 hours) $325 plus $65 per additional person

All ski lessons begin at the Nordic Stop, the log building on the shore of Lake Louise.

No equipment? No problem! Chateau Ski & Snow offers high performance winter rental equipment. Located in the lobby at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise.

Heading out on your own adventure? Check out our Nordic map to see trails around Lake Louise. For trail conditions and more information, please e-mail the Concierge or call +1 403 522 1601. For a complete list of all winter activities, please see our Winter Activity Guide.

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Start your day off right with a hearty breakfast at our casual family restaurant. Fuel up for your mountain adventure with a delicious, gourmet breakfast.

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