Marmot Basin

Updated: Thu, 12/01/2022 - 20:00 MST
Snowfall last 24 hours: 4 cm
Snowfall last 48 Hours: 0 cm
Snowfall Last 7 Days: 36 cm
Snowfall Base: 68 cm
Snowfall YTD: 164 cm
JASPER WEATHER

Marmot Basin is set in spectacular Jasper National Park. With seven lifts, it delivers generous servings of light, fluffy, Canadian Rockies champagne powder. Located about 350 kilometres west of Edmonton, Jasper is one of Canada's signature ski towns. Known for its natural rough-cut beauty, this is a real mountain town that loves winter. From one end of the park to the other, you'll also find miles of ice canyons, and glaciers. Or, stargaze into an ocean of stars in one of the world's largest dark sky preserves. 

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General Details

Make sure to check out the Jasper in January celebration, a mainstay in Jasper for over 30 years. Also be sure to get your Marmot Escape Card for 50% off the regular full day price all season long with no blackouts! (Includes additional discounts too!)

Other Winter Attractions

Explore Jasper National Park - nordic skiing, fat biking, snowshoeing, skating and don't miss an adventure in Maligne Canyon (go for the night tour)!

Snowmaking?

Marmot Basin has snow making capabilities for the lower third of the mountain.

Season
Mid-November to May
Special Passes

Marmot Escape Card

Sunshine-Marmot Card

Hours of Operation

9:00 am - 4:00 pm daily

Average Temperature (Celsius)
-7
Average Season Snowfall (Inches)
160
Rentals?
Yes
Lessons/Ski School?
Yes
On-Hill Food Options?
Yes

Stats

Terrain Description

Marmot is Canada's highest base elevation and that means there is ample snow even on the lower slopes. Up top there are bowls packed with powder, glades to weave through and lots of wide open groomers. Even on a busy day, you have loads of space. 

Total Runs
91
Longest Run
4
Beginner Runs (%)
30
Intermediate Runs (%)
30
Advanced/Expert (%)
40
Terrain Parks
2
Bowls
7
Rideable Area (Acres)
1,720
Number of Lifts
7
Lift Details

Seven lifts including four high speed quads. 

Base Elevation (Ft)
5,570
Top Elevation (Ft)
8,570
Vertical Rise (Ft)
3,000

Location

Contact

Fax
1 (780) 852-3533
Community
Province

Getting There

Marmot Basin is located in Jasper National Park, part of the World UNESCO Canadian Rockies Parks and only 20 minutes south of the town of Jasper. Consider taking the Icefield Parkway from Banff National Park to drive past hanging glaciers, ice fields and frozen waterfalls. 

Driving

Jasper is 3.5 hours west of Edmonton on highway 11 and 4.5 hours northwest of Calgary using highway 1 and the Icefield Parkway. 

Flights

Edmonton International Airport is the nearest metropolitan airport, with direct and one-stop flights from most North American and European cities. Brewster and Sun Dog offer airport transfers from both Edmonton and Calgary International Airports.

Shuttles

The Jasper-Marmot Shuttle service is available from select hotels in Jasper.

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