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Skiing in Lake Louise Alberta with Mountain Collective Pass, photo by Reuben Krabbe / SkiBig3
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Save on luxury accommodation at Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise when you ski and stay in Banff National Park.

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Skiing Lake Louise and the Canadian Rockies

Few locales can match the unparalleled Rocky Mountain skiing offered by our three extraordinary Banff National Park ski resorts in Alberta, Canada. Breathe the crisp Canadian mountain air and marvel at some of nature’s most awe-inspiring handiwork. Three of the region’s finest mountains are just a short drive from Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, so pick your favorite or ski different terrain daily. With a ski season typically from mid-November to mid-May, the area offers some of the best skiing in Canada – even North America!

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Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise is a serene, grand hotel set against the frozen, turquoise Lake Louise and towering, snow-draped mountains, epitomizing a winter fairy tale.

Skiing in Lake Louise, Banff National Park

Stay, PLay & Ski

Pay for 4 nights and receive your 5th night free. Additionally you receive a resort credit for your stay and complimentary self parking. It’s the ultimate ski getaway!

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From first tracks to après-ski, discover Canada’s finest skiing and riding conditions in Banff, Jasper, Lake Louise and Whistler. Click here to view all offers.

Three Iconic Ski Resorts

Lake Louise Ski Resort

Lake Louise is known as one of the best ski resorts in Canada. Hosting the World Cup of Skiing every November, ski enthusiasts gather from all corners of the globe to experience these legendary slopes. Lake Louise Ski Resort is spread across four mountain faces and is one of the largest ski areas in North America. This alpine terrain offers a variety of runs for all skill levels. The ski hill is open from mid-November to early May.

• A 15-minute drive from Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise
• Voted “Canada’s Best Ski Resort” by the World Ski Awards 2019
•4,200 Acres
• Base elevation: 5,400 ft. (1,646m)
Top elevation: 8,650 ft. (2,637m)
•10 Lifts
•160 Marked runs

Sunshine Village Ski Resort

Sunshine Village is a vast bowl of deep snow with an average of 30 feet of powder from November to May, boasting the longest ski season in Canada. Throughout Sunshine’s history, all development, including $11 million in recent resort improvements, has been carefully designed to harmonize with the natural beauty of the Rockies and Banff National Park. It still stands in the original 1928 ski cabin known as Old Sunshine Lodge.

• A 45-minute scenic drive via TransCanada Highway East-bound from Lake Louise
•Features Canada’s only heated chairlift
• 3,358 Acres
•Base elevation: 5,440 ft. (1,658m)
Top elevation: 8,954ft. (2,730m)
•12 Lifts
137 Marked runs

Mount Norquay Ski Resort

Mount Norquay is just minutes from downtown Banff and has been the local ski area since 1926. Mount Norquay awards the flexibility of allowing skiers and snowboarders to pay by the hour and offers the only night skiing in the Rockies every Friday and Saturday night. This family-friendly resort offers plenty of beginner, intermediate and advanced runs for all ages. Don’t forget to check out their 8-lane tube park for a day of family fun.

• Located just 10 minutes from downtown Banff
•The only night skiing in the area
• 8-lane tube park
•190 Acres
•Base elevation: 5,350 ft. (1,630m)
Top elevation: 6,998 ft. (2,133m)
•6 Lifts
•60 Marked runs

Ski Passes

Winter ski vacation in Jasper.

Mountain Collective pass

Looking to make the most of your Mountain Collective Pass? Marmot Basin is now part of The Mountain Collective. Enjoy two days of skiing and snowboarding, plus 50% off all additional days at the collective destinations without blackout dates.

Skiing near Chateau Lake Louise.

Ikon Pass holders

Ski and ride in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Your IKON pass is the key to winter adventure at all Ski Big 3 renowned resorts in Banff National Park: Banff Sunshine Village, Lake Louise, and Mt. Norquay.

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No Gear? No Problem.

Located in the lower lobby of Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise, Chateau Ski and Snow Rentals offers a variety of high-performance equipment and tuning services for downhill skis and snowboards. Rental service is available during the ski season from November to April.

Our Rental Shop has everything you need for a fun and safe day on the slopes, including quality skis & snowboards along with helmets, poles, outerwear, and more.

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