Lake Louise Ski Area is a well-known ski resort in western Canada, situated in Banff National Park, near the village of Lake Louise, Alberta. Lake Louise is one of three major ski resorts in Banff National Park. Thanks to excellent snow conditions, this spot is always busy.
- ABOUT THE SPOT
Skiing in Berthoud Pass, Idaho Springs, Colorado USA
The top of the pass is at 11307 ft/3446 m and has access to a wide array of backcountry stashes. It is one of the earliest ski areas in Colorado with an annual snow fall of 300 in/762 cm. It is a historic ski resort as it works from 1937, but did not operate every year in period.
The lifts are separated to the ones pre 1989, which are 1 Constam T-Bar and 1 Heron-Huntington Double and post 1989, which are 1 Borvig Triple and 1 borvig Quad (1 Borvig double was removed in 1991). Summit elevation is 12051 ft/3673 m, base elevation is 11022 ft/3359 m and vertical drop is 993 ft/302.7 m.
Typical ski season lasts from October to early June. Trails are 40% for beginners, 40% for intermediate and 20% for advanced skiers. Services include base lodge with restaurant, ski patrol, ski shop and cafeteria.