Skiing Activities

Skiing

Be it cross-country ski, ski-tour and alpine ski. Skiing is Jasper winter pastime.

Cross Country Skiing

The lakes are primed for cross coutry exploration when the conditions are right.

Alpine Skiing

Marmot Basin’s finest ski patrollers always on alert.

Winter is a wonderful time of year for some, especially if you embrace the winter sports like skiing. This page will be dedicated to all the skiing you can explore around Jasper.

A winter playground for all ages. Ski the seemingly unending slopes of Marmot Basin Ski Area, just 20 minutes away from the town of Jasper. Marmot is a great place for all skill levels and because of its location on the eastern slopes of the Rockies, the alpine bowls have the driest natural powder in the Rockies.

Marmot Basin - Explore Jasper

View of Thunder Bowl at Marmot Basin

Discover Jasper’s Winter Wonderland

Jasper’s elevation is around 1100 metres (3300 feet), and the peak of Marmot Basin is around 2600 metres (8500 feet). Marmot’s base is around 1700 metre (5600 feet).

Marmot Basin - Explore Jasper

Marmot Basin run with great views.

Jasper is treasured for its unpretentious and uncrowded atmosphere. Over 300 kilometres of trails make Jasper, one of the largest cross-country ski area in Canada. Right from your doorstep, groomed trails take you through scores of beautiful valleys. Backcountry enthusiasts will revel in day-trips and multi-day trips to the Bald Hills or spend a week in the Tonquin Valley as well as many other hut-hopping opportunities all over the park.

Marmot Basin

A small collection of Ski Patrol images from Marmot Basin.

Ski Tour Mt Kitchener

A second ski tour to the Columbia Icefield, when I got the call to do this trip, I did not hesitate to say heck ya! The approach to Mt. Kitchener starts at the toe of Athabasca glacier, the same goes for the Snow Dome tour. We took two days to reach the summit of Mt....

Winter Camping

Camping in the winter Camping does not stop when the snow falls. The back and front country campsites are still open if you care to brave the weather. This authentic Canadian pastime is fun when you are prepared to cozy up to a nice down filled sleeping bag or build...

Ski Tour Rink Lake

"Venture Beyond" is the motto for Jasper, so exploring is where we will go. With all the delayed access to some pristine skiing in the park, couple of the locals Dana Ruddy and Sean Elliott decided to explore some alternative routes to fill our days of skiing. One of...

Cat-Skiing

Snowmobile through the mountains and settle in a valley at the base of open and treed powder runs. There you will get lifted/towed to new heights, where you will ski or board deep untracked powder.

Hogs Heaven Adventure

Good Friends, Blue Skies, Deep Powder and The Element of Risk. A backcountry tour is never a boring adventure. This day was one of those days that many a backcountry enthusiast would never want to encounter. It started with a gorgeous inversion day. The valley was...

Telemark Instructor

Private Snow Sports Instructions Certified C.S.I.A. and C.A.N.S.I. Instructions Available in Jasper National Park Want to learn privately ?   Don't want crowds ?  Give me a shout ! Alpine, Snowboarding or Nordic ( Telemark ) EMAIL   RELATED LINKS: Snow Pro Alberta - (...

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BUNGALOWS / CABINS

 

BACKCOUNTRY CABINS

 

LODGING WEST IN BC

  • Mica Mountain Lodge
    (Located near Mount Robson, half an hour to the
    Jasper National Park boundary)
  • Dreamcatcher Inn
    (Located near Valemount Just over an hour west of Jasper)

 

Tour Outfitters LINKS

BUNGALOWS / CABINS

 

BACKCOUNTRY CABINS

 

LODGING WEST IN BC

  • Mica Mountain Lodge
    (Located near Mount Robson, half an hour to the
    Jasper National Park boundary)
  • Dreamcatcher Inn
    (Located near Valemount Just over an hour west of Jasper)

 

 

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