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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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Really good snow conditions

Been going to Marmot at least once a year for the past 5 or 6 years, this year may have been the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Northernshark73
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Fairview Alberta Canada
via mobile
Who knew exercise could be so fun?!

Magnificent views, long runs with 8000ft elevation, waitless lifts, friendly staff, and awesome... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hilary0169
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Toronto, 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.
  • Excellent63%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible2%
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“lift tickets” (18 reviews)
“green runs” (16 reviews)
“great snow” (14 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM
LOCATION
Marmot Basin Rd | (via Highways 93 & 93A ,19 km south of Jasper), Jasper, Jasper National Park, Alberta T0E 1E0, Canada
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+1 780-852-3816
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"lift tickets"
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"green runs"
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"great snow"
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"chair lift"
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"mid mountain"
in 10 reviews
"fresh powder"
in 8 reviews
"snow conditions"
in 11 reviews
"groomed runs"
in 7 reviews
"challenging runs"
in 7 reviews
"eagle ridge"
in 6 reviews
"rental equipment"
in 5 reviews
"line ups"
in 6 reviews
"the main lodge"
in 5 reviews
"lake louise"
in 16 reviews
"lots of fun"
in 6 reviews
"parking lot"
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"canadian rockies"
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Been going to Marmot at least once a year for the past 5 or 6 years, this year may have been the best conditions yet,,,, great snow, runs are nicely groomed and all the lifts where running. This is an excellent mountain to take the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Magnificent views, long runs with 8000ft elevation, waitless lifts, friendly staff, and awesome customer service all round, never mind a great variety of fun runs for all levels of skiers with a ski season tgat ends in May! Makes Jasper in winter an even better...More

Thank Hilary0169
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had an opportunity to ski at Marmot Basin on the weekend. Fantastic conditions. Great, unbelievable snow cover in April that rivaled mid winter snow but without cool temperatures. Skied black diamond, double black diamond runs all weekend and not a rock in site. Through glades...More

Thank Griz22
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took our girls aged 4 and 8 to the Marmot to ski for the first time and they had a blast and didn't want to go home! My 4 year old really enjoyed the ski lesson and loved the School House run. I loved...More

Thank J M
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Bree was my instructor and did a fantastic job in teaching me the basics. I felt confident and safe in her hands and prepared for future skiing activities.

Thank mashman123456
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a first time skiier learning on the big mountain was super intimidating, but the staff were so helpful in finding me the right gear (with a few swap outs) and saving my butt when I fell over coming off the chair lift...couldn't have asked...More

Thank Ginny F
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had not been to Marmot for a number of years, so it was fun to see the wonderful upgrades to the lifts, with good lift-coverage across this outstanding mountain. Additionally, it was fun to ski the new areas on this mountain, including the Tres...More

Thank Brian M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good value for location - challenging runs for more advanced skiers in our group. Liked that the lifts were so fast and rental staff - Trevor and Connor were helpful and kind to customers. Clean bathrooms and public areas. The off ski areas were clearly...More

Thank Murray M
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went on a powder day! 35 cm the night before and the mountain was amazing! Best skiing of our life!

Thank Gege4444
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had a great experience skiing at Marmot Basin!! It’s been years since either of us has last skied but once on the hill everything came back! The staff were so friendly, encouraging and uplifting from their smiles, thumbs up and comments...More

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AnnaSheks
7 February 2018|
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Response from calgaryflame | Reviewed this property |
No Cross Country at Marmot Basin but plenty around Jasper Park Lodge. Contact tourist information in Jasper for advise.
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458rach
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!
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Angelo M
29 December 2016|
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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
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