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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 Tree Trails

My husband loves trails through the trees. Marmot Basin is filled with them! We love the powder as... read more

Reviewed 30 December 2017
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My favourite ski hill in the Rockies

It may not have the most runs or the longest but this place is totally awesome. Great snow... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
St. Albert, Canada
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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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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

My husband loves trails through the trees. Marmot Basin is filled with them! We love the powder as well. It was -35 degrees out when we were skiing and we still enjoyed ourselves. We love the chair lift that goes from the bottom to the...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank fivebs2016
Reviewed 28 December 2017

It may not have the most runs or the longest but this place is totally awesome. Great snow conditions always. Not icy like the front of Lake Louise. Nice selection of difficulty for the whole family. Gives my daughter and I enough of a challenge...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank mpauline
Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

Great mountain to ride when the snow is good. The lifts are fast, so there's no lineups. Ski in/ski out parking, the lodges are great and there are no flat spots! It's a little small and there isn't a ton of highly challenging terrain, but...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank dexter312
Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went on Jasper Motorcycle Tours and drove up to Marmot Basin on a Harley with a sidecar. Was fantastic. So peaceful and beautiful

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

We ski marmot a lot. The runs are very good, not easy to lose kids if you meet up at the bottom. Food is good but expensive. So is beer. No surprise !!!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Frozenserge
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This hill is a great place to go with the family or with friends. The food in the lodges is great and the drinks are cold. The hills are nicely groomed and the staff are very helpful/friendly. There is 4 parking lots and normally has...More

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank njohnson222
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Even if you do not ski, this is a beautiful place to visit. Views abound and they are spectacular. You can see from your car....

Date of experience: April 2017
2  Thank travelnuts6
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Presque aucune attente en ligne (meme si c'etait une journee feriee). Almost no waits, good snow, friendly staff. I highly recommend this mountain especially compared to Lake Louise (which gets a lot busier because of its proximity to Calgary and an aiport). If you can...More

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank canadienne715
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I recently skied Marmot Basin as part of a 9 day three mountain trip that also included Lake Louise and Sunshine Village. I really enjoyed both the conditions and terrain at Marmot. I am a lower advanced skier (single black) and like variety and the...More

Date of experience: April 2017
7  Thank ComfortSeeker595
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I went there by myself, and had a blast riding those slopes! What a beautiful place, great snow quality and runs for all experience levels. Can't wait to ride there again!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Delegas_Coxa
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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