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Marmot Basin Ski Area

Marmot Basin Rd | (via Highways 93 & 93A ,19 km south of Jasper), Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3816
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We went on Jasper Motorcycle Tours and drove up to Marmot Basin on a Harley with a sidecar. Was... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
Jodi B
Los Angeles, California

We ski marmot a lot. The runs are very good, not easy to lose kids if you meet up at the bottom... read more

Reviewed 15 May 2017
ash b
Spruce Grove, Canada
via mobile
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Marmot Basin, located in Jasper National Park, Alberta provides unparalleled skiing and snowboarding for all ages and all abilities. Nestled in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Marmot Basin offers a family friendly, laid back, crowd free experience with stunning views. The nearby town of Jasper offers a friendly welcome to all with hotels, bars and restaurants to suit all tastes and budgets. As well as an unforgettable snow sports experience, there are also many other activities available, including shoe-shoeing, cross-country skiing, dog sledging, winter wildlife tours, canyon walks and much, much more! Once visited, never forgotten, come see us for an authentic Rocky Mountain experience. We look forward to seeing you! Your friends at Marmot Basin.
  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lift tickets” (15 reviews)
“great snow” (13 reviews)
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Marmot Basin Rd | (via Highways 93 & 93A ,19 km south of Jasper), Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
+1 780-852-3816
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Reviewed 18 June 2017

We went on Jasper Motorcycle Tours and drove up to Marmot Basin on a Harley with a sidecar. Was fantastic. So peaceful and beautiful

Thank Jodi B
Reviewed 15 May 2017 via mobile

We ski marmot a lot. The runs are very good, not easy to lose kids if you meet up at the bottom. Food is good but expensive. So is beer. No surprise !!!

Thank ash b
Reviewed 11 May 2017

This hill is a great place to go with the family or with friends. The food in the lodges is great and the drinks are cold. The hills are nicely groomed and the staff are very helpful/friendly. There is 4 parking lots and normally has...More

1  Thank njohnson222
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Even if you do not ski, this is a beautiful place to visit. Views abound and they are spectacular. You can see from your car....

2  Thank travelnuts6
Reviewed 6 May 2017

Presque aucune attente en ligne (meme si c'etait une journee feriee). Almost no waits, good snow, friendly staff. I highly recommend this mountain especially compared to Lake Louise (which gets a lot busier because of its proximity to Calgary and an aiport). If you can...More

Thank canadienne715
Reviewed 29 April 2017

I recently skied Marmot Basin as part of a 9 day three mountain trip that also included Lake Louise and Sunshine Village. I really enjoyed both the conditions and terrain at Marmot. I am a lower advanced skier (single black) and like variety and the...More

6  Thank ComfortSeeker595
Reviewed 18 April 2017

I went there by myself, and had a blast riding those slopes! What a beautiful place, great snow quality and runs for all experience levels. Can't wait to ride there again!

Thank Delegas_Coxa
Reviewed 17 April 2017

Depending on weather and time of year, Marmot Basin is the best place to ski in Jasper and the prime spot for Edmontonians to get away from the city. The powder is incredible if you go to the top half. Enjoy the chalet at mid-mountain...More

1  Thank Peter D
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Awesome skiing during the shoulder season. nice long runs and no line ups for the chairs. Affordable rental equipment that seemed to be near new. We enjoyed a wonderful affordable lunch in the upper lodge.

Thank Preston T
Reviewed 12 April 2017

I have skied Marmot a thousand times and love this mountain but last month a bad fall led to a torn calf muscle and my first personal experience with the Ski Patrol at Marmot. I was treated to some great personalities and Dwayne correctly diagnosed...More

Thank Karen G
Erin R, Guest Relations Manager at Marmot Basin Ski Area, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Hi Karen, We are sorry to hear about your torn calf muscle, but so glad that our Ski Patrol team looked after you so well. We look forward to seeing you back on the slopes at Marmot Basin next season! Best wishes for a speedy...More

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Questions & Answers
3 January 2017|
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Response from Erin R | Property representative |
Hi Rach, Yes, the restaurants and cafeteria's all offer gluten free options. I'd personally recommend the 'Super Bowl' in the lower cafeteria - quinoa, fresh vegetables and your choice of Chicken/Beef or Tofu!
Angelo M
28 December 2016|
Response from Erin R | Property representative |
Hi Angelo, Lifts run from 9am - 4pm, with the School House chair running until 4.30pm allowing guests to return to the parking lots. If you're getting rentals over the Holiday's or busy Saturday's, allow an hour. Any other... More
20 March 2016|
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Response from TheOnlyMuirsy | Reviewed this property |
I don't believe the upper chalet does, but like someone previous said, there's great cell reception and the lower chalet has wifi.