Jasper is the entry point to epic adventure; whether you’re shredding the slopes or star-gazing next to a lake, there’s something to suit everyone at every level. It is a rugged resort for those who want to venture beyond their comfort zone – but return to the comforts of an authentic mountain town. Where amenities and accommodations feel refined, yet true to the place. And where people welcome you like you’re one of their own.
Already have a season pass from your local ski area? Season pass holders from any ski area can enjoy skiing at Marmot Basin until May 1st while SAVING 40% off the regular price of lift tickets. Simply present your 2015/16 or 2016/17 season pass at the Marmot Basin ticket windows.
Available from April 4 - May 1, 2016.
Ski FREE for the remainder of the 2015/16 season with the purchase of your 2016/17 season pass. Purchase your pass by phone or at Guest Services in the Caribou Chalet at Marmot Basin. *Free days are determined by the type of season pass that is purchased.
Offer available from April 1, 2016- May 1, 2016.
Save 20% off the purchase of your Jasper SkyTram day ticket by showing your Marmot Basin lift ticket at the SkyTram ticket window. Visitors to Marmot Basin can also save 20% off their lift tickets by presenting their Jasper SkyTram day ticket at Marmot Basin ticket windows.
*List price is for SkyTram tickets at 20% off.
Book now and get a complimentary Studio Room upgrade!
Enjoy the wide open spaces, high speed quad chair and the beautiful vistas of the Canadian Rocky Mountains. Experience an authentically mountain town this season.
This April for a limited time enjoy our Hot Canadian Breakfast complimentary when you book direct with Sawridge.
Marmot Basin is the northern most Rocky Mountain ski area and enjoys abundant dry, light & fluffy snow that is a dream to ski and snowboard. With the highest base elevation in Canada and a latitude of 53°N. annually, over 400 centimeters of natural snow blankets the area from November through May. Combined with a state-of-the-art snowmaking system that guarantees snow surety; skiers and snowboarders enjoy superb snow conditions all season long.
Skiers and snowboarders can explore a wide variety of runs, from novice to expert, on four mountain faces. You will uncover long, perfectly groomed trails, high alpine bowls, treed runs, and steep chutes filled with Rocky Mountain powder snow. with 1,675 acres (678 hectares) of skiable terrain and seven modern lifts, the only time to rest is in the lodge, not waiting in lines. Families and experts have room to carve turns at their leisure and the mountain is designed to guide everyone to the mountain chalets.
Virtually every location on the mountain is an inspirational viewpoint. jasper National Park, Canada's largest Rocky Mountain park, is an integral part of the UNESCO Canadian Rockies Heritage Site. You are surrounded by protected wilderness in every direction. Memories will be etched as highlights in your life as you experience the only ski destination in the unparalleled paradise.
Some mountain towns base their appeal on trying to be trendy. Jasper retains its timeless appeal by being unpretentious — an intimate community that originated as a railway town that just happens to be in the middle of some of the most gorgeous protected wilderness in the world.
Trans-Canada Highway 16, also known as the Yellowhead, runs through the park and is the main east-west route to and from Jasper.
The Icefields Parkway, widely considered one of the most scenic stretches of highway in the world, runs north-south, connecting Jasper with Trans-Canada Highway 1 near Lake Louise and Banff.
If you don’t have your own car to drive to Jasper, try these car rental agencies. They have offices both in Jasper and throughout Canada and the U.S.
All major roads in Jasper are paved, and all major highways have shoulders. The maximum speed limit inside Jasper National Park is 90 km/hour, with several areas having slower limits for wildlife safety. Make sure to factor in plenty of time for breaks, slow traffic and inclement weather conditions. Here’s where you can see current road conditions:
If you’d rather let someone else do the driving, you can use these bus services:
For a chance to sit back, relax and see scenery that you can’t see from any highway, take the train! There are two rail services that can bring you to Jasper:
Edmonton, Calgary and Vancouver have international airports that are serviced by major national and international carriers:
Flying to Edmonton or Calgary will bring you closest to Jasper. From these cities, you’ll then need to drive or take a bus or train.