Marmot Basin

Marmot Basin Ski Resort

Marmot Basin Snowboard Resort

Welcome to Marmot Basin Ski Resort, where you'll discover an unparalleled winter wonderland nestled amidst the majestic Canadian Rockies. With its awe-inspiring vistas and exhilarating slopes, Marmot Basin promises an unforgettable skiing adventure suitable for enthusiasts of all skill levels. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a novice eager to learn, our resort offers an array of experiences that will leave you spellbound. So, pack your gear and get ready to embark on an unforgettable journey through pristine snow and endless thrills at Marmot Basin Ski Resort.

Marmot Basin Ski Resort Runs

Beginner trails:

  • Bunny Hop: A gentle introduction to skiing, perfect for beginners looking to build their confidence. Bunny Hop offers smooth, wide slopes ideal for practicing basic techniques.
  • Basin Run: Another excellent choice for beginners, Basin Run provides gentle slopes and scenic views, making it an enjoyable ride for newcomers to the sport.

Intermediate trails:

  • Eagle Flight: Intermediate skiers will relish the challenges and scenery of Eagle Flight. With varied terrain and moderate slopes, this trail offers an exciting step up from beginner runs.
  • Punch Bowl: Offering a bit more thrill, Punch Bowl is a favorite among intermediate skiers. With twists, turns, and occasional steeper sections, it's sure to keep you engaged.

Advanced trails:

  • Tres Hombres: For the adventurous souls seeking a serious challenge, Tres Hombres beckons with its steep inclines and adrenaline-pumping descents. Stretching three times the length of the previous most difficult trail, it promises an exhilarating ride.
  • Kiefer's Dream: Advanced skiers will find their paradise in Kiefer's Dream, where steep gradients and technical sections provide an exhilarating experience.

Total runs: 86
Backcountry acres: 1720 acres
Longest run: 5.6 km



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Total runs: 86
Backcountry acres: 1720 acres
Longest run: 5.6 km


    • Base elevation: 5571 ft (1698 meters)
    • Summit elevation: 8570 ft (2615 meters)
    • Vertical Rise: 3002 ft (915 meters)



    At Marmot Basin Ski Resort, efficient lifts ensure minimal wait times, maximizing your time on the slopes. From high-speed quad chairs to scenic gondolas, our lifts provide convenient access to the terrain, allowing you to explore to your heart's content.

    Marmot chairlifts
    • High Speed Quad Chairlift - 3
    • Quad Chairlift - 1
    • Triple Chairlift -1 
    • Double Person Chairlift - 1
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          • Gondola Lifts: 0
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          • T-Bar: 1


          Après-Ski and Dining Options

          After a thrilling day on the slopes, indulge in the delightful dining options at Marmot Basin Ski Resort. Enjoy a cozy atmosphere and delectable cuisine at Raven Bistro, where locally sourced ingredients are crafted into culinary masterpieces. For a more laid-back vibe, head to Evil Dave's Grill, renowned for its hearty comfort food and friendly ambiance.


          With its stunning scenery, diverse terrain, and top-notch amenities, Marmot Basin Ski Resort stands as a premier destination for ski enthusiasts. Whether you're a beginner or seasoned pro, there's something for everyone to enjoy at this winter paradise in the heart of the Canadian Rockies. Experience the thrill of Marmot Basin and create memories that will last a lifetime.


          Marmot Basin Frequently Asked Questions:

          1. Is Marmot Basin a Mountain?

          Marmot Basin Ski Resort located south of Jasper, AB spans 4 mountain faces. 

          2. How far is Marmot Basin from Jasper?

          Marmot Basin Ski Resort is a 20 minute drive south of Jasper, AB. There are multiple shuttles that go from Jasper to Marmot each day. 

          3. What are the chairlift hours at Marmot Basin?

          The daily hours are from 9 am to 4 pm. 

          4. Do you need a Jasper National Park pass to go to Marmot Basin?

          Yes, because Marmot Basin is located in the Jasper National Park, a park pass is needed if you are driving to Marmot Basin. 

          5. Is there anywhere where I can purchase discounted lift passes?

          Some Costco's carry exclusive saving passes, visit here to find out which Costco's carry lift passes for Marmot Basin. 

          6. Is Marmot Basin a good ski hill for beginners?

          Yes, Marmot Basin is a great ski hill for beginners. The resort offers a variety of beginner-friendly slopes and trails, providing ample opportunities for novice skiers to learn and improve their skills in a supportive environment. Additionally, Marmot Basin's ski school provides lessons tailored specifically for beginners, with experienced instructors guiding newcomers through the basics of skiing. The gentle terrain and welcoming atmosphere make Marmot Basin an excellent choice for those just starting out in the sport.
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