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. Visiting this place, gives you the opportunity to enjoy yourself in all fields.
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Snowboarding in Squaw Valley Ski Resort, Tahoe City, California USA
In 2012 it joined forces with Alpine Meadows, offering access to 6000 ac/24.28 km², 43 lifts and over 270 trails. It attracts about 600.000 snowboarders per year. Its vertical drop is 2850 ft/868.7 m. Its top elevation is 9050 ft/2758 m and its base elevation 6200 ft/1890 m. Skiable area covers 4000 ac/16.18 km² with 177 runs.
From these runs 15% are for beginners, 35% for intermediate and 50% for advanced athletes. Longest run is Mountain Run, which is 3.2 mi/5.1 km. It has a lift system of 33 lifts and lift capacity is 49.000 passengers/hour. There are 3 terrain parks and the average snowfall is 450 in/1.143 cm.
Squaw Valley Ski Resort offers night snowboarding in beautiful scenery. Night snowboarding includes Mountain Run and the resort uses a specially made floodlight system, color corrected 1000 Watt High Pressure Sodium Bulbs, which allows superior contrast and better snow vision.