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Lake Louise review: 50 facts and highlights

Lake Louise
Lake Louise

Why is Lake Louise better than the average?

  • Ski slopes
    139vs60.8
  • Summit height above sealevel
    2637metersvs2585.7meters
  • Ski pass daily
    42.5$vs61.36$
  • Base elevation
    1646metersvs1405.75meters
  • Longest run
    8kmvs6.68km
  • Trails (medium)
    25vs24.57
  • Ski lifts total capacity
    46000vs29204.7
  • Trails (difficult)
    97vs16.98

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General info

1.mountain height

991meters

The height of the mountain is the difference in height between the lowest and highest point. Tall mountains can offer longer pistes, better views, and often better snowfall.

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Gressoney

3550meters

2.summit height above sealevel

2637meters

The summit is higher above sea level. This means the mountain can have lots of snow, even in springtime.

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Claviere

5774meters

3.base elevation

1646meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.

Best

Arapahoe Basin

3286meters

4.has lake/s
Lake Louise

Source: Wikipedia, 2018; city's official website, 2018.

5.Is pet-friendly
Lake Louise

The resort is pet-friendly, so if you like you can bring your dog along if you need to.

6.Is child friendly
Lake Louise

The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.

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Skiing

1.ski slopes

139

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.

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Big Sky

250

2.Allows off-piste skiing
Lake Louise

In resorts which allow off piste-skiing, you can ski anywhere which is great for adventurous types. However, there are hazards such cliff edges, avalanches or simply getting lost and suffering exhaustion.

3.Has a ski school
Lake Louise

Ski schools offer lessons to beginners.

4.The resort has open cross country skiing
Lake Louise

Cross country skiing is an Olympic sport which provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body.

5.ski pass daily

42.5$

The average price of a one day "all access" ski pass at the resort.

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Sansicario

0$

6.longest run

8km

The longest ski run at the resort. A longer run can be more challenging and will test your endurance.

Best

Zermatt

25km

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Leisure

1.restaurants

4

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.

Best

Zell am See-Kaprun

180

2.Has ice climbing areas
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Ice climbing is a great sport for adrenalin seekers. It entails climbing frozen cliff edges/waterfalls using tools such as ice axes in order to grip the surface.

3.restaurants on the slopes

0

Rather than having to trek back to the base of the mountain, it is a lot more convenient to have restaurants and bars on the slopes.

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Ellmau

70

4.Has snowmobile circuit
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A snowmobile tour is a great way to cover large distances in a short time. After lots of physically demanding activities, it can be good way to sit back and let the motor do the work.

5.Has an ice rink
Lake Louise

At the ice rink you can get your skates on and try your hand at a different winter sport.

6.Has a bobsled track
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This is a long track, usually made of concrete covered in ice. They are used for bobsledding, and some can be used for other sports such as luge and skeleton.

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Kirkwood

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Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
Lake Louise

The resort will be more easily accessible when serviced by public transport. It is also usually cheaper than other modes of transport.

2.hotels and hostels

2

With more hostels and hotels at the resort you have a range to choose from.

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Val di Fassa

188

3.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.

4.Has camping facilities
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Camping can offer a cheaper alternative to hotels or B&B’s, and can provide a fun outdoors experience - although it might not be ideal in winter!

5.chalets

9

A chalet is a type of house commonly found in ski resorts. Renting your own chalet can be fun and can often work out cheaper than staying in a hotel.

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Big White

269

6.number of five star hotels

1

Five star hotels at the resort can indicate prestige. It can provide luxurious accommodation to those wanting to spend a bit more.

Best

Park City Mountain

9

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Snowfall

1.snowfall march

47.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.

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Engelberg

186.3inches

2.seasonal snowfall

130inches

The average snowfall each season as measured in inches. The more snowfall there is, the more powdery and fluffy the ski slopes will be.

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Alyeska

650inches

3.snowfall december

35.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.

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Whistler Blackcomb

135inches

4.snowfall february

78.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.

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Engelberg

185.8inches

5.snowfall january

35.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of January.

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Engelberg

135inches

6.snowfall may

94.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of May.

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Lake Louise

94.4inches

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