Winter is magical in the Canadian Rockies. Breaking the trail by snowshoe on a mountain traverse, you appreciate the skill it took the early trappers and first nations people to live in this inspiring 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 Lake Louise area, access is made easy with an extensive network of cross-country ski trails that are groomed and track-set for traditional and skating skiing are located in close proximity to the very best in mountain hospitality. The high elevations of 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 Lake Louise’s best kept secrets: premier cross-country-skiing in a beautiful mountain landscape. Click to view the Parks Canada trail report.