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Lake Louise

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Lake Louise review: 50 facts and highlights

Lake Louise
60
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Lake Louise

How does Lake Louise compare to the average?

  • Ski slopes
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    139vs60.8
  • Trails (medium)
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    25vs24.57
  • Ski lifts total capacity
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    46000vs29204.7
  • Opening hours
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    8hoursvs7.82hours
  • Trails (difficult)
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    97vs16.98
  • Longest run
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    8kmvs6.68km
  • Snowfall february
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    78.7inchesvs71.27inches
  • Snowfall november
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    59inchesvs11.72inches

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.
2.opening hours

8hours

The opening hours is the average number of hours per day that the resort is open for skiing. Long opening hours mean you can go for an early ski, or have a long sleep and go later.
3.summit height above sealevel

2637meters

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

1646meters

The level of the base of the mountain above sea level.
5.Is child friendly
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The resort has dedicated on site childrens clubs, so no need to worry about a babysitter.
6.months open yearly

5months

A longer ski season offers more flexibility on when to visit.

Skiing

1.ski slopes

139

The total number of ski slopes available at the resort.
2.trails (medium)

25

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. Medium difficulty trails (marked with a blue square) have a slope gradient between 25% and 40%. These trails are ideal for regular skiers.
3.ski lifts total capacity

46000

This is the amount of people that can be transported by ski lifts etc. per hour. A bigger uphill capacity can indicate less waiting time, although it will be affected by how busy the resort is.
4.Allows off-piste skiing
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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.
5.Offers open cross-country skiing
Lake Louise
Cross-country skiing is an Olympic sport that provides great exercise for both the upper and lower body. Resorts that keep the cross-country skiing trails open for the general public attract professional and casual skiers.
6.trails (difficult)

97

Ski trail difficulty is measured in "percent slope", a system in which a 100% slope equals a 45-degree angle. High-difficulty trails (marked with a black diamond) have a slope gradient of more than 40%; such trails are designed for experienced skiers who enjoy a good challenge.

Leisure

1.restaurants

4

More restaurants and bars can indicate a lively nightlife, as well as offering visitors more choice.
2.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.
3.number of museums

3

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
4.number of cinemas

1

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
5.number of theaters

0

Source: Wikipedia, 2020; city's official website, 2020.
6.hiking trails

0

Hiking trails allow you to explore the mountain on foot and take in some of the breathtaking views from the mountain’s peak.

Facilities

1.The resort is serviced by public transport
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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.
3.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.
4.number of kindergartens

0

Bigger number of kindergartens makes it easier to combine career opportunities with bringing up a child. Source: city's official stats, 2020.
5.Hosts conferences
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The resort offers facilities so that companies and organisations can hold conferences or other corporate events.
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.

Snowfall

1.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.
2.snowfall december

35.8inches

Average snowfall in the month of December.
3.snowfall february

78.7inches

Average snowfall in the month of February.
4.snowfall november

59inches

Average snowfall in the month of November.
5.snowfall march

47.2inches

Average snowfall in the month of March.
6.snowfall may

94.4inches

Average snowfall in the month of May.

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