Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing and Snowboarding

Skiing in the Canadian Rocky Mountains is the opportunity of a lifetime to ski the fluffiest powder that is respected by winter enthusiasts worldwide. Trade the lift lines for for pristine, untouched wilderness of Banff and Lake Louise that comes with the most spectacular mountain vistas you could ever dream of.

The Lake Louise Ski Resort is now closed for the 2020/21 season. 

Lake Louise is the perfect basecamp for your power-filled adventures. Not only is there a ski resort in town, but there are two other resorts, Sunshine Village and Mount Norquay, within a one-hour drive away. 

Lake Louise Ski Resort 
Lake Louise Ski Resort is a world-renowned ski destination. Voted 'Best Ski Resort in Canada' by the World Ski Awards in 2019, this mountain paradise has slopes that can be enjoyed by all levels of skiers and snowboarders. With over 4200 skiable acres, Lake Louise Ski Resort is the second largest ski resort in Canada and one of the largest in North America. Beginners and intermediate skiers can enjoy the abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Advanced skiers can explore some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain and explore chutes, glades and gullies. With beginner, intermediate and expert runs accessible from every chair, families and groups of varying abilities can stick together. Prepare to admire some of the most spectacular and awe-inspiring scenery you have ever seen from this world-class resort. 

The ski resort is open from mid-November to early May and is a 10 minute drive from Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. A complimentary shuttle service is available for hotel guests.

Ski Hill Reservations 
The Lake Louise Ski Resort now require all guests to make a reservation online by using their purchased tickets or season pass. Please visit this link to reserve your space. For more information on this policy please visit

Guests of the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise receive priority reservations at the Lake Louise Ski Resort to ensure you will be able to ski on the days you are staying with us. 

No Equipment? No Problem!
Alpine Social Rentals offers high performance winter equipment rentals. Located in the lower lobby level at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise. 

Save on Lift Tickets
Chase powder in Banff National Park's world-class ski resorts. Choose between Lake Louise Ski Resort, Sunshine Village or Mount Norquay with a SkiBig3 lift ticket. With over 8,000 acres to explore, find untouched powder in the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Save money by booking online before arrival. Book here.

For more activity information, E-mail the Concierge or call +1 403 522 1601.

Fairview Bar & Restaurant
Overlooking wondrous Lake Louise, Fairview Bar & Restaurant offers a reflection of the world beyond its windows. Bounty and botanicals from the surrounding Rocky Mountains inspire the seasonal menu, served in an elegant setting in the heart of Banff National Park.

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