Only 20 minutes from the town of Jasper, Marmot Basin offers 3,000 vertical feet (914m) of superb skiing and snowboarding on 1,720 acres of varied terrain. Marmot Basin is located in Jasper National Park and is the northern most Rocky Mountain ski area. At Marmot Basin you can enjoy abundant dry, light & fluffy snow that is a dream to ski and snowboard on. The ski area has the highest base elevation of any major ski area in Canada. An average of 450 cm of natural snow blankets the mountain annually allowing skiing from November to early May. Explore a wide variety of runs, from novice to expert, on four mountain faces spanning 1,720 acres (696 hectares) of skiable terrain.