Tremendous variety of terrain
Uncrowded, unhurried and laid-back
The town of Jasper and Marmot Basin offer an authentic Canadian Rocky Mountain experience that is easy-going, relaxed and free of chaotic lines and crowds. The town of Jasper is a true mountain town, not just a town in the mountains. Jasper has managed to preserve a small-town feeling while offering the amenities expected from a world-class winter resort. Jasper is an excellent option as part of a 2 centre holiday with Banff. Transfers from Banff to Jasper available, £46 one way. Leaves Banff at 1:30pm daily.
NOTE: If flying from UK, transfers to Jasper leave at 1130am & 1700pm from Calgary (Wednesdays & Saturdays only) or 15:30 from Edmonton daily. We can also offer private transfers to Jasper daily.
Jasper National Park offers excellent value to accommodate all budgets. Unlike other resorts, Jasper's off season is winter time which results in great deals on accommodations, dining and activities.
Located in the breathtaking, vast and ruggedly mountainous landscape of the Canadian Rocky Mountains, Jasper National Park is a destination that inspires lasting memories.
Great variety of ski terrain for all abilities with 86 marked trails, the ski and snowboard runs are split evenly between easy, intermediate and advanced, making this an ideal destination for the whole family and skiers and snowboarders of all abilities.
An uncrowded atmosphere is just one of the many reasons skiers return to Marmot Basin season after season. With no waiting in lift lines, skiers have lots of room to breathe and more time on the slopes.
After an exhilarating day on the slopes, the town of Jasper offers everything a visitor might want. With a permanent population of 4500 residents, Jasper has managed to preserve a small-town feeling while offering amenities you'd expect from a world-class winter resort.
Season: Mid November - Early May
Terrain: 86 trails, 1675 acres of skiing and snowboarding terrain. 30% Novice, 30% Intermediate, 20% Advanced and 20% Expert; evenly split on upper and lower mountain. Longest run - 5.6 km (3.5 miles). Treed trails in lower area; high alpine, open bowls and chutes in the upper area.
Elevations: Top: 8,570 ft (2, 612 m), Base: 5, 570 ft ( 1,697 m), Vertical Drop: 3,000 ft (915 m)
Marmot Basin has the highest base elevation of all Canadian ski areas.
Lift System: 8 lifts - Two high speed quads, one quad chair, one triple chair, two double chairs, one T-bar and one magic carpet.
Snowfall: 400 cm (160 inches) average per season.
Average Temps: December -11°C (12°F), January -7°C (19°F), February -3°C (27°F), March +1°C (34°F), April +6° (43°F)
Rentals: State-of-the-art Rental & Repair shop offering the latest in skis, snowboards, boots, poles, high performance skis, shaped skis, ski boards and allowing for non-consecutive multi-day rentals.
Snow Sports School: The Snow Sports School offers lessons for first time skiers and snowboarders, high performance clinics, freeride clinics, private lessons and a variety of children's programs.
Day Care: The Little Rascals Nursery is available for children 19 months to 6 years of age.
Day Lodges: Three mountain day lodges; one at the base area and two at mid-mountain. Three lounges, 2 cafeterias, 2 dining rooms, several outdoor sun decks and bag lunch areas.
Terrain Park: Sponsored by Rogers, featuring various rail slides, table tops, and jumps.
Retail Shop: The Outer Limits Shop is a great place to buy gifts, accessories, clothing and souvenirs.