Explore the Intimate Corners of Banff & Lake Louise

Each year, the high elevations of Banff and Lake Louise make it an early contender for winter's gift of fresh snow. As the terrain is smoothed under the falling snow, perfect conditions are created for one of Banff National Park's best kept secrets: premier cross-country-skiing in a beautiful mountain landscape.

Whether you're looking for a leisurely ski or a rigorous workout, cross-country skiing is a great way to explore the intimate corners of the Canadian Rockies and enjoy the serenity and stillness of winter. In the Banff, Lake Louise and Castle Junction areas, access is made easy with an extensive network of trails that are groomed and track-set for world-class cross-country skiing. Additionally, this skiing destination is located just 1.5 hours drive from the Calgary International Airport and is surrounded by the very best in mountain hospitality.