Spectacular scenery awaits at Lake Louise with uniquely beautiful terrain that is both vast and varied.
The wilderness is pristine and inspirational. Located in the heart of majestic, historic Banff National Park, Lake Louise is truly legendary and offers world class terrain.
A terrain which hosted numerous FIS Alpine Skiing World Cups already and is now ready for it's first ever staged FIS Snowboard World Cup competitions.
On December 21, 2013, a snowboard cross race will take place at this historic venue.
Lake Louise is situated in one of the most picturesque spots of the entire calendar, deep in the Canadian Rockies submerged in a nature reserve on the edge of a pristine Lake that is surrounded by the local glaciers. Views are spectacular both in winter, when the Lake freezes over and in summer, when the local nature blossoms.
With 4200 rideable acres, Lake Louise is one of the largest winter sport areas in North America.
The unique layout allows families and groups of varying abilities to ride together; there are beginner, intermediate and expert runs down from every chair.
Beginners and intermediate skiers have access to an abundance of gentle slopes and long cruising runs. Experts can explore endless chutes, glades, gullies and remote bowls in some of the Rockies' most challenging terrain.
4200 ridable acres
139 named runs
Limitless off-piste adventures
Exhilarating Super steeps
A green run down from every chair lift
Terrain for all abilities of skiers and riders
More terrain than can be ridden in a week
Switzerland's Lara Gut completed the 1'951-metre-long course in the winning time of 1:22.86. She was just 0.03 seconds ahead of Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather. Austria's Anna Fenninger took third.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch raced to an epic second World Cup downhill victory in as many days. Liechtenstein's Tina Weirather was second, 0.34 seconds back, with Austria's Anna Fenninger in third, 0.47 seconds off the pace.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch proved her excellent shape this week by winning the second downhill of the season Friday, recording a time of 1:56.03. She beat Switzerland's Marianne Kaufmann-Abderhalden by 0.70 seconds, while Italy's Elena Fanchini finished third, 1.20 seconds behind.
Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch, who placed second in yesterday's downhill training, paced the final training run with a time of 1:56.52. Norway's Lotte Smiseth Sejersted took second, just 0.09 seconds off the pace, while Austria's Anne Fenninger finished third, 0.52 seconds slower.
Spain's Carolina Ruiz Castillo was the fastest to cross the finish line in a time of 1:57.40, with Germany's Maria Höfl-Riesch ending up in second place, 0.11 seconds behind. Slovenia's Tina Maze settled for third, 0.66 seconds back.
Svindal lived up again to his favorite status, he crossed the finish line in 1min28.53 seconds, leaving Austrians Matthias Mayer and Georg Streitberger 0.24 and 0.38 seconds behind.