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Marmot Basin Ski Resort

  • Nearest town: Jasper
  • Resort Altitude (metres): 1704m
  • Ski Season: November to May
  • Mountain Range: Eastern Rockies
  • Number of Lifts: 8
  • Highest Lift (metres): 2601m
  • Lowest Lift (metres): 1704m
  • Number of Slopes: 75
  • Snowboarding: Yes. Marmot Basin offers something for everyone in snowboarding whether you’re a beginner or expert. Here you will find table tops, sick rails, ¼ pipes and rollers.
  • Cross Country (km): 120km

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General information

If you want a day away from the skiing why not take a trip around the area and discover the many different places that Jasper/Marmot Basin has to offer. There are the Columbia Ice fields which are the largest south of Alaska, where you will see shimmering glacial ice and snow which covers about 389 sq. km. Check out the Miette Hot Springs which is located in the beautiful Fiddle Valley and has steamy, warm soothing mineral-rich waters. There are so many wonderful sights to see and explore that you may find that skiing might take a back seat.

  • Languages: English French.
  • Temperatures: minus 7°C
  • Driving: Driving is on the right hand side
  • Emergency contact numbers: All Emergencies 911
  • Population: 4697 (Jasper)
  • Religion: Interdenominational
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Apres-ski

The Apres Ski scene at Marmot Basin offers 5 restaurants with cuisine from traditional to international and fast food. There is a bowling alley, sports centre, swimming pool, walking trails, sauna and hot tubs. However there is not much nightlife and the best place to find a variety of entertainment and nightlife is the town of Jasper.

Overview

Marmot Basin is found in the beautiful wilds of the Eastern Rockies and is 30 minutes from Jasper, the nearest town. The resort offers skiing for all abilities, although it is probably more suited to intermediate skiers, who will enjoy the several black pistes. There is over 1000 acres of slopes from long, gentle slopes for the novice to steep, high alpine bowls and chutes for the intermediate and more advanced. Powder skiers and boarders will find Marmot Basin a paradise as there are large snow filled bowls at the resort. The skiing is typically North American, user-friendly and stress free with scenery which is magnificent. Snowboarders will have a great time at Marmot Basin. Here you will be able to experience the Canadian mountain life and wildlife such as deer, elk and many other animals. The skiing at Marmot Basin is great with the added bonus of superb scenery.

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