Marmot Basin

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Jack Lee
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Marmot Basin Ski Packages

Lodging Discount Price
Sawridge Inn Jasper
9% off $231
Tonquin Inn
9% off $223
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Sitting in Alberta, Marmot Basin provides an affordable alternative to skiing the Rockies. Although it doesn't see as much snowfall as other resorts in the region, the few crowds here means the powder stays fresher for longer, plus it has the second highest base elevation in Canada. The mountain offers up above and below the tree line terrain as well as a wide variety of runs. For lodging, nearby Jasper has a range of choices to suit all budgets.

17/18 Historical Snowfall

Marmot Basin vs
Marmot BasinLake Louise
beginner30 %25 %
intermediate30 %45 %
advanced20 %19 %
expert20 %11 %
total runs86 145
ski area678ha 1,700ha
summit elevation2,612m 2,637m
total lifts7 10
child lift ticket$34 CAD ($35 AUD) $39 CAD ($40 AUD)
adult lift ticket$95 CAD ($98 AUD) $104 CAD ($108 AUD)
back country
value for money
average total snowfall173cm 277cm
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Marmot Basin Reviews

Very Good 3.9 / 5
based on 3 reviews

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Good!3.8 / 5Oct 19, 2018
Kirk T. Kirk T.
advanced snowboarder
It's a bit out of the way, but Jasper is a really nice resort town. The time I went, I didn't get great snow but we had fun with what it was. There are lots of places to sleep and lots of places to eat. The riding is decent and they have a reasonably long season. It's a reasonable drive from Edmonton if Edmonton is on your way.... More
Very Good!3.9 / 5Apr 26, 2018
Robert L. Robert L.
advanced snowboarder
Marmot has always been "home" for me. I grew up riding this mountain. I love the changes they've done over the last few years. All the high speed quads make for short lift lines even on the busiest day.... More
Very Good!4.1 / 5Nov 21, 2017
BLBen L.
intermediate snowboarder
Great place to ski the Rockies without the crowds. Really good bang for your buck. Not as many powder days as some resorts but when you do get them there's less of a crowd to contend with making them that much better. Closest big city is Edmonton at 4 hours away.... More

Other ski resorts in Alberta

Lake Louise
25% 45% 30%
Marmot Basin
30% 30% 40%
Mount Norquay
20% 36% 44%
13% 59% 28%
Banff Sunshine
20% 55% 25%