Lake Louise has adventures for all seasons.

Summer Activities

The alpine paradise of Lake Louise, Alberta is considered to be the birthplace of Canadian mountaineering. The towering peaks of the Canadian Rockies, the emerald green sparkling waters of Lake Louise, and the lush forests of Banff National Park are the spectacular backdrop to the Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise resort – a diamond in the wilderness.

Popular half day summer hikes include Lake Agnes and the Tea House, Consolation Lakes and Saddleback Pass. Popular full day hikes include The Plain of Six Glaciers and the Tea House, Mt Fairview, Sentinel Pass and Helen Lake.

Summer activities include:

  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Paddle boarding
  • Horseback riding
  • Rock climbing
  • Mountain biking
  • White water rafting
  • Swimming in nearby lakes
  • Camping
  • Lake Louise Softball League
  • Slacklining
  • Golfing

Winter Activities

The Fairmont Chateau Lake Louise hotel is located just 15 minutes from the world class Lake Louise Ski Resort – the largest ski area in North America with over 4,200 skiable acres and 139 named runs to choose from. Popular ski resorts in Banff, Sunshine Village and Mount Norquay, are a short drive from Lake Louise.

Winter activities include:

  • Alpine skiing and snowboarding
  • Cross-country skiing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice skating (on Lake Louise!)
  • Snowmobiling in Golden
  • Horse drawn sleigh rides
  • Lake Louise Hockey League
  • Bowling in Banff