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Ski Marmot Basin in Jasper Alberta

Charming cabins and the rustic elegance of Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge make it the embodiment of the Grand Canadian Lodge Experience. Close by, Marmot Basin beckons with 86 runs and a reputation for small crowds and all-natural snow.

Marmot Basin is the closest Jasper ski area. Boasting 86 named trails, open bowl skiing, uncrowded groomed slopes, superb facilities, and more than 1,650 acres of skiable terrain, Marmot Basin offers something for everyone! From long, gentle winding novice runs, to steep, high alpine bowls and chutes, skiers snowboarders of all abilities will find what they are looking for at Marmot Basin.  Marmot Basin is located only 11 miles (19 km) from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge. Rentals, ski shop and daycare are available at the hill.


 General Information

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


 Mountain Statistics

  • Vertical drop: 3,000 ft. (914 m)                      
  • Top elevation: 8,570 ft. (2,612 m)                      
  • Number of trails: 86                    
  • Longest trail: 3.5 miles (5.6 km)                      
  • Acreage: 1,675 acres                       
  • Lifts: 7 lifts (three high-speed quad, one quad chair, one triple chair, three double chairs, one t-bars, one magic carpet)                      
  • Average snowfall: 160 in. (400 cm) per season    
  • Terrain: Expert 20%, Advanced 20%, Intermediate 30%, Novice 30%    
  • Average Temperature:  January 19.4°F (-7°C), February 26.6°F (-3°C), March 33.8°F (+1°C)


 Lift Ticket Rates - Regular Season

Adults (18-64)$89.00 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$70.50 CAD
Youth (13 - 17) & Student$71.00 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Student (18-24)*     $71.00 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Junior (6 - 12)$32.25 CAD
Senior (65-79)$71.00 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Super Senior (80+)FREE
Marmot Mites (5 & under)FREE
Adaptive$71.00 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Magic Carpet &
School House Lifts
$27.00 CAD


 Jasper in January Rates: January 16, 2016 to January 31, 2016

Adult (18-64)$66.75 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$66.75 CAD
Youth (13 - 17)$66.75 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Student (18-24)*$66.75 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Junior (6 - 12)$32.25 CAD
Senior (65-79)$66.75 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Super SeniorFREE
Morning/Afternoon     FREE
Mites (5 & under)Free
Adaptive$66.75 CAD
Morning/Afternoon$60.50 CAD
Magic Carpet &
School House Lifts
$27 CAD          
  • Prices DO NOT include GST and are subject to change at any time
  • Multi-day ticket prices are available and must be consecutive days.       
  • Student means a person in full-time attendance at an accredited educational institution who presents acceptable identification to Marmot Basin confirming his/her student status (up to 25 years of age).
  • Morning rates finish at 12.30pm. 1 Day Lift Ticket needs to be purchased, partial refund will be given when Lift Ticket is returned by 12.30pm
  • Christmas Day hours are from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.  Afternoon rates apply.       
  • Prices are subject to change


Transportation information is available at the Concierge for Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Private Snow Shuttle, seven days a week:

  • Tickets: $20.00 round trip                       
  • Departs: 8:15 a.m., 10:30 a.m.  
  • Return: 2:30 p.m., 4:30 p.m.


 Cross-country Skiing

  • Available from December to April                      
  • Guests can rent skis from the Winter Rental Shop at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge                                             
Cross-Country Skis$20
Snowshoes  $20/day
Ice Skates$10/day
Toboggans        $5
Fat Tire Bikes$30/hour

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