Marmot Basin

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Jasper, AB  CA
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(780) 852-3816 / (866) 952-3816
Snow 0" New / Packed Powder
Vertical 3,000 Ft / 914 M
Peak Ticket   CA$85.50
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About Marmot Basin

In the late 1920's, Joe Weiss skied along the snow-laden eastern slopes of Marmot Mountain and found an area he later named Marmot Basin. Joe was originally from Switzerland and came to Jasper soon after arriving in Canada and became one of the early pioneers of skiing and ski mountaineering in the Canadian Rockies.

It wasn’t until the 1950’s that the first road was built to connect the highway with Marmot. During the 50's and 60's, access via the road was only possible in converted buses and trucks installed with cat tracks and runner sleds. In 1961, Toby Rayner installed Marmot’s first rope tow on “Paradise” run which was constructed from the remains of an old army truck.

Marmot Basin has evolved into one of Canada’s finest ski areas - still the only located in Jasper National Park. The history of Marmot Basin is intertwined with the local community and we share a special place for those who wish to escape to an authentic Canadian ski destination.

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This has to be one of my favorite places thats closer to home, next time I try would like a longer stay rather than a day run....More

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Living in Edmonton, Marmot is our "home" mountain and we try to get out there as much as possible! It has some of the best powder tree runs I've ever been on and there's tons of different terrain to explore! We love it!!...More

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Have skiied there with family and it was a great experience will be returning...More

What's New This Season at Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin celebrates its 50th Anniversary
This season marks the 50th anniversary of Marmot Basin as well as the start of a number of notable anniversaries for the town of Jasper including the 25th anniversary of the Jasper in January Festival; one of western Canada’s most recognized and enduring winter festivals. The start of the 2013/14 season kicks off a year-long celebration and we to invite you to join us in celebrating this most special occasion.

Reserved Rentals and VIP Area
Improvements to the Rental Area in the Lower Chalet have provided a larger Reserved Rentals section and VIP area. Those who reserve rental equipment in advance, either online or by telephone, will have equipment ready and waiting for them when they arrive at the ski area. Equipment is stored overnight at the ski area eliminating the necessity to lug equipment to and from the mountain.

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Marmot Basin Address

#1 Marmot Basin Road
P.O. Box 1300
Jasper, AB  CA

Marmot Basin Phone Numbers

(780) 852-3816 / (866) 952-3816

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