Ski Jasper, Alberta | Marmot Basin Skiing in the Canadian Rockies

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Jasper Skiing & Snowboard Information

Marmot Basin Ski Hill is open until May 5th 2014!

The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge offers truly memorable Jasper ski and snowboard getaways. Less than 20 minutes away, Marmot Basin beckons with 4 mountain faces, incredible glades, stunning views and a reputation for small crowds and all-natural snow. Last year's installation of the longest high-speed quad chair in the Canadian Rockies means less time waiting in lines and more time spent on the slopes.

Boasting 84 named ski trails, open bowl skiing, uncrowded groomed slopes, superb facilities, and more than 1,650 acres of skiable terrain, when you ski Jasper at Marmot Basin, you’ll find something for everyone! Marmot Basin is one of the least crowded ski areas of its size in all of North America. From long, gentle winding novice runs, to steep, high alpine bowls and chutes, skiers and snowboarders of all abilities will find what they are looking for. Marmot Basin. Marmot Basin is located only 11 miles (19 km) from The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Rentals, ski shop and daycare are available at the hill.

To view our Jasper Skiing & Snowboarding videos and book activities visit Fairmont's Mountain-Resorts website.

General Information  

  • 20-minute drive from The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge 
  • Shuttle service from the hotel is available
  • Telephone: (780) 852-3816
  • Visit the Marmot Basin website for more information

Mountain Statistics

  • Vertical drop: 3,000 ft. (915 m) 
  • Top elevation: 8,570 ft. (2612 m)
  • Number of trails: 84                      
  • Longest trail: 3.5 miles (5.6 km)                      
  • Acreage: 1,675 acres                       
  • Lifts: 8 lifts (one high speed quad, one quad chair, one triple chair, three double chairs, one t-bar and one magic carpet)                      
  • Average snowfall: 160 in. (400 cm) per season    
  • Terrain: Expert 20%, Advanced 20%, Intermediate 30%, Novice 30%    
  • Average Temperature:  21 F (-6 C) December to April

Transportation
For guests who would like to ski the Canadian Rockies, The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge provides transportation services seven days a week:

  • Tickets: $12.00 one way or $20.00 round trip              
  • Departs: 8:15 am, 10:30 am.     
  • Returns: 2:30 pm, 4:30 pm.
  • Times subject to change

For additional information about The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Snow Shuttle, please contact our Concierge.

Cross-country Skiing

  • Available on and off site from December to April  (weather depending)
  • Guests can rent skis in the town of Jasper                           
  • There are over 62 miles (100 km) of groomed trails within one hour of The Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Ice Skate and Snowshoe Rentals
We offer a variety of rental equipment including snowshoes, ice skates and toboggans. Located at the Bell Desk.


Ski Packages
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