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Marmot Basin

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Marmot Basin Ski Resort Guide

Marmot Basin, Canada

Rated: 4/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForExpert Skiers, Intermediates, Beginners, Snowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski!
Total Piste Length65km40 miles
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Resort Height1,700m5,577ft
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Marmot Basin

The ski area of Marmot Basin is in the Canadian Rockies at an altitude of 1,700m5,577ft, with 65km40 miles of marked runs.


Marmot Basin has direct access to 65km40 miles of downhill skiing, with 75 marked pistes, served by a total of 8 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 1,700m5,577ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 2,600m8,530ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


There are a variety of pistes to suit all levels of skier ability, from Beginner to Expert.


Marmot Basin is highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Marmot Basin.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Charlie's Bowl, #50, 0.5km'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Marmot Basin?

The next notable snow forecast is 3cm1in, expected on 25 July.

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Ski Area Stats

Marmot Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
5430km19 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1915km9 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1320km12 miles
Total Length
65km40 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
300km186 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts

Altitudes & Slopes

Marmot Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m8,530ft
Lowest Piste1,700m5,577ft
Resort Altitude (Marmot Basin)1,700m5,577ft
Max Vertical900m2,953ft

Ski Slope Aspects


Marmot Basin has ski slopes facing both north and south, offering both sunny and sheltered skiing.

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Marmot Basin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Ski Lessons in Marmot Basin

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To choose a Ski School, and book Group Ski Lessons or a Private Instructor, see Marmot Basin Ski Schools and Marmot Basin Ski Instructors.

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Location and Map

Where is Marmot Basin?

This ski resort is in the Canadian Rockies in Jasper, Alberta.


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How to get there


Ski Lift Capacity

The eight ski lifts are able to uplift 10,080 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Snow Making

Snow-making is available, with 1 snow cannons.

Season Dates

When is Marmot Basin open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is early November, and usual closing is Early May.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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