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Marmot Basin

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 Length65km
Highest Lift2,600m
Resort Height1,700m
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Marmot Basin

The Canadian ski resort of Marmot Basin is in the Canadian Rockies at an altitude of 1,700m, with 65km of marked runs.

Summary

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

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

Skiing

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

Snowboarding

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 5cm, expected on 8 December, with around 16cm forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Marmot Basin Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
5430km
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
1915km
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
1320km
Downhill
Total Length
65km
Cross Country
Total Length
300km
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
8

Altitudes

Marmot Basin Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift2,600m
Lowest Piste1,700m
Resort Altitude (Marmot Basin)1,700m
Max Vertical900m

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Marmot Basin
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers
Beginners
Snowboarding
Snow
Apres-Ski

Ski Lessons in Marmot Basin

Find a Ski Instructor

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.

Map

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How to get there

Infrastructure

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.

 Open.

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

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

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Marmot Basin, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

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