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Marmot Basin Ski Area

Closed Now: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Open today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
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Excellent Powder with Amazing Guides

Several fabulous green runs for those who don't want to race down the mountain. The ski instructors... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Marmot Basin is world class and should definitely be tried out if you're a fan of the ski hill... read more

Reviewed 5 October 2018
Regina, Canada
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  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“green runs”(17 reviews)
“great snow”(15 reviews)
Marmot Basin, located in Jasper National Park, Alberta provides unparalleled skiing and snowboarding for all ages and all abilities. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin offers a family friendly, laid back, crowd free...more
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Marmot Basin Rd | (via Highways 93 & 93A ,19 km south of Jasper), Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3816
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 16 December 2005

My Dad and I were at Marmot Basin Ski Area Last Febuary and Just About all the Runs were Open. The Senery when you get to the Top of the Paradise Chair or T bar Is amazing and very Beatuiful. The Senery going up the...More

12  Thank rysfamily
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 21 January 2016

Almost every run was all ice and rocks including the "easy way down". The parking lot stuck of weed and there were people at the summit taking nude photos. I accidentally discovered an avalanche area that hadn't been properly marked and the response I got...More

5  Thank Fred D
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Several fabulous green runs for those who don't want to race down the mountain. The ski instructors and guides are great at introducing you to the mountain and keeping you at your own pace too. Don't skip out on lunch at one of the sit...More

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Reviewed 5 October 2018 via mobile

Marmot Basin is world class and should definitely be tried out if you're a fan of the ski hill. Great hill for beginners to the best riders. Great place!

1  Thank BHakes
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

Recommend this ski hill to everyone. We all did lessons for a great price. The teacher we patient and helpful. The daycare for my youngest was included with his rental and both boys had lunch included with their lessons and rentals. Recommend to everyone.

Thank Jenn H
Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

We went skiing here in late April. The conditions and weather were perfect. No lineups at the lifts, lunch in the parking lot. A perfect ski trip. This is our favorite ski resort. We will definitely be back next year!

Thank kelly w
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

Been going to Marmot at least once a year for the past 5 or 6 years, this year may have been the best conditions yet,,,, great snow, runs are nicely groomed and all the lifts where running. This is an excellent mountain to take the...More

1  Thank Northernshark73
Reviewed 13 April 2018 via mobile

Magnificent views, long runs with 8000ft elevation, waitless lifts, friendly staff, and awesome customer service all round, never mind a great variety of fun runs for all levels of skiers with a ski season tgat ends in May! Makes Jasper in winter an even better...More

Thank Hilary0169
Reviewed 9 April 2018

Had an opportunity to ski at Marmot Basin on the weekend. Fantastic conditions. Great, unbelievable snow cover in April that rivaled mid winter snow but without cool temperatures. Skied black diamond, double black diamond runs all weekend and not a rock in site. Through glades...More

Thank Griz22
Reviewed 8 April 2018

We took our girls aged 4 and 8 to the Marmot to ski for the first time and they had a blast and didn't want to go home! My 4 year old really enjoyed the ski lesson and loved the School House run. I loved...More

Thank J M
Reviewed 5 April 2018 via mobile

Bree was my instructor and did a fantastic job in teaching me the basics. I felt confident and safe in her hands and prepared for future skiing activities.

Thank mashman123456
Reviewed 4 April 2018

As a first time skiier learning on the big mountain was super intimidating, but the staff were so helpful in finding me the right gear (with a few swap outs) and saving my butt when I fell over coming off the chair lift...couldn't have asked...More

Thank Ginny F
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7 February 2018|
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Response from calgaryflame | Reviewed this property |
No Cross Country at Marmot Basin but plenty around Jasper Park Lodge. Contact tourist information in Jasper for advise.
3 January 2017|
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Response from Erin R | Property representative |
Hi Rach, Yes, the restaurants and cafeteria's all offer gluten free options. I'd personally recommend the 'Super Bowl' in the lower cafeteria - quinoa, fresh vegetables and your choice of Chicken/Beef or Tofu!
Angelo M
29 December 2016|
Response from Erin R | Property representative |
Hi Angelo, Lifts run from 9am - 4pm, with the School House chair running until 4.30pm allowing guests to return to the parking lots. If you're getting rentals over the Holiday's or busy Saturday's, allow an hour. Any other... More