Lake Louise

The wait is over, the Lake Louise Ski Resort near Banff, AB is rolling out the white carpet Friday November 8, 2013.

A storm last week, backed up by The Lake’s new and improved snow making facilities, is allowing the Banff resort to open as scheduled.

What’s Open: Open will be 1,450ft of vertical from the Glacier Chair down Bald Eagle, Wiwaxy and Easy Street. A limited rail park will also be open on Wiwaxy.

Lift Pass Costs: Early season pricing will be in effect with 50% off regular season rates, plus a further discount for Louise Plus Card holders.

Discount Lodging: The Great Divide Lodge, located only 17km (10min) west of Lake Louise will be offering until November 17th a package that combines a lift ticket for the Lake Louise Ski Resort and an overnight stay in a forest view room for $69/person/night. During this early season promotional sale guests can also add hot breakfast and supper for only $30/person/night more. The property features a licensed restaurant and bar, complimentary wi-fi, sauna, parking, and return shuttle to The Lake Louise Ski Resort. Kids under 16 stay free and kids under 5 stay and ski free. Rates are per person plus taxes, based on double occupancy and availability. Additional conditions may apply.

Updates on additional terrain openings will be posted on


Photo by Chris Moseley courtesy of Ski Louise.

SnowOnline Editor: Lori Knowles