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Take your ski experience to the next level with Marmot Basin Jasper. With the highest base elevation of all Canadian ski areas, Marmot Basin provides picturesque views and unmatched skiing for all to enjoy. It experiences one of the longest snow seasons compared to other resorts, with reliable snowfall stretching out for up to 6 months at a time.
Located in the Canadian Rockies, it is a short stretch from Edmonton and Calgary, offering easy road and air travel access. If you are looking for a magical yet affordable ski vacation, our Jasper ski packages at Marmot Basin may be what you need! Titled as the ‘best, most affordable ski resort in North America’, Marmot Basin Jasper will not disappoint.
Marmot Basin Jasper Highlights
Jasper Ski Resort
Nestled in the natural wonders of Jasper National Park sits Ski Marmot Basin – Jasper. The ultimate ski getaway or ski road trip stopover, Marmot Basin ski resort is located about 12.5 miles (20 km) from downtown Jasper.
Experiencing an extended snow season that lasts up to six months from November to May, this Jasper ski resort guarantees endless adventure. Offering the highest base elevation in the Canadian Rockies, the resort boasts 3000ft (914m) of vertical snow and1,720 acres (696 hectares) of skiable terrain. It is designed to suit all abilities, with the ski runs split evenly amongst beginner (30%), intermediate (30%), advanced (20%) and expert (20%), making it ideal for families, first-timers and expert thrill-seekers.
There is no on-mountain lodging at Marmot Basin, being part of the UNESCO Jasper National Park.
Jasper ski packages are available at a variety of lodging options, in and around the nearby township of Jasper. Our clients have a great choice of Jasper ski deals to suit all budgets for a ski or winter vacation.
Jasper National Park
Jasper National Park is a true wonder of the natural world, home to small and large animals such as elk, moose, bears, marmots and more. Included as a UNESCO’s World Heritage Site, it is the largest national park in the Canadian Rockies, covering over 11,000 square kilometres (1,000,000 square hectares). Declared as the world’s largest accessible Dark Sky Preserve, you can witness the northern lights and see the Milky Way sparkle. It also offers an ample amount of activities that exceed the standard hiking trail, including dog-sledding, ice climbing, snowshoeing and an array of tours. Need a Marmot Basin Trail Map?
Jasper is rich in culture
With a long history, Jasper is connected to many past Canadian milestones. From the cross-continental railroad to wilderness protection, Jasper was on the maps long before it was on the ski radar. Most notably, it has rich cultural roots, with many First Nations communities calling Jasper home before it was a national park. When visiting, you can immerse yourself in the Indigenous culture by listening to stories in the Warrior Women’s Fireside Chat, or by visiting the Jasper Yellowhead Museum and Archives.
Abundance of off-snow experiences
Skiing and snowboarding isn’t the only activity offered when staying at Ski Marmot Basin – Jasper. Many adventures are on offer, including dog-sledding, ice skating, ice walks, snowshoeing and more. There are also many tours to be experienced, including sightseeing drives, a rail journey, photography tours, food tours and wildlife tours. If you don’t want to wander too far from the resort, the nearby Jasper Planetarium is an extraordinary and interactive escape. Visit the world’s largest astronomy park and have a bird’s eye view of the magic of the sky. If you are lucky, you will also witness the Northern Lights, the Aurora Borealis.
It offers ski experiences in spring
When skiing and snowboarding at Marmot Basin Jasper, you are not limited to the winter months. Boasting five mountain faces with the highest base elevation of any major Canadian ski area, the resort offers a long and reliable ski reason to enjoy every year. Going for up to 6 months, Marmot Basin is known to experience fresh, fluffy natural snowfall well into May, with a high-grade snowmaking system on standby as a backup to fill any voids. This allows a snow-filled spring break in Canada where visitors can do some turns, under warmer conditions.