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MARMOT BASIN - The center of the National park!

Marmot Basin lies up the majestic ice highway from Banff and Lake Louise. With glaciers running straight to the roadside the scenery on the way to Marmot is worth the journey in itself.

Once you get to Marmot Basin, Jasper, you’ll find 900 meters of vertical, incredible views of the National Park and epic snow.

Accommodation is located in the mountain town of Jasper which has a huge range of options from The Fairmont Jasper Park lodge where you can get a beautiful cabin amongst the trees, to the comfortable Lobstick Lodge in the center of town.  Marmot is certainly worth the effort to get there.


Family Friendly 5/10

Powder hounds paradise 6/10

Ski terrain: 30% Beginner |30% Intermediate |20% Advanced |20% Expert

Vertical Drop: 914m

Base Elevation: 1,698m

Summit Elevation: 2,612m

Skiable area: 1,675 acres 

Longest Run: 5.6km

Trails: 91 plus off piste 

Terrain Park

7 lifts


Heli skiing

Cat skiing

Wild life tours 

Canyon Tours

Dog sledding

Ice skating



Make sure you head into the national park for a day to find some wildlife.

Combine Marmot with Banff, lake Louise, Panorama or Kicking Horse for an amazing ski tour.

Catch the train from Vancouver to Jasper to make this part of an epic Canadian loop.

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