Marmot Basin Ski Area

The 24th most popular cross country ski area in Alberta.

Near Jasper, the Marmot ski area is one of the largest cross-country ski areas in Canada with over 300 kilometers of trails. Right from your doorstep, groomed trails take you through scores of beautiful valleys, past stunning lakes and mountain scenery.

Located only 19 km south of the town of Jasper via Highway 93, 93A and the Marmot Basin Road, 25 minutes door-to-door.

Overall, Marmot Basin Ski Area is the 24th most popular cross country ski area of all 37 Nordic ski destinations in Alberta.


Local Contact(s):  MBSA (403) 852-3816; JNP (780) 852-6176; Canadian Explorer Guides (888) 238-8000; Alberta Visitors (800) 661-8888; Alberta Cross Country Assoc. (403) 453-8620.

Recommended Book:  "Basic Cross-Country Skiing" from J Scott McGee

Best Season:  Dec. - Mar.

Average Difficulty:  Moderate

Base Camp:  Maligne Canyon Hostel; Lake Louise Inn (403) 522-3791

Luxury Loding:  Jasper Park Lodge (800) 441-1414 or (403) 852-3433

Breakfast Restaurant:  Laggan's Mountain Bakery; Coco's Cafe, Jasper

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Date Published:  

Date Updated:  8/10/2016

ID:  10880


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