Wintertime in Banff National Park – videos

Wintertime in Banff National Park is more than just amazing skiing. Many are surprised at just how much there is to do in Banff during winter.

This selection of videos taken by videographers and casual travelers shows the wonders that …

Skiing, Snowboarding, and Tubing during Mt Norquay Ski Resort’s 85th Season in Banff National Park

Mt Norquay is one of the 3 ski resorts in Banff National Park and this 2010-2011 winter season marks its 85th anniversary as a Banff ski resort.

Mt Norquay has 28 runs and enough lifts to get you up the …

Maligne Canyon Ice Walk on your Top Things to Do Before You Die List

Melanie Haiken wrote a really nice article about doing the Maligne Canyon Ice Walk, one of the unique winter activities in Jasper National Park.

The article, entitled “Add This to the ‘Before You Die’ List: The Maligne Canyon Ice

Take a virtual ride up the new Marmot Basin ski lift

Have you heard about the new ski lift at Marmot Basin, the “Canadian Rockies Express”?

The Canadian Rockies Express, the longest quad chairlift in the Canadian Rockies, opened for the 09/10 ski season.  Now you can experience it virtually …

Marmot Basin ski area web cams

Wonder what Marmot Basin ski area in Jasper National Park looks like right now?

Marmot Basin has web cams hooked up around the ski area so that people like us, surfing on the web, can look and dream about visiting, …

Take the bus from Edmonton to Marmot Basin in the winter

Spending a week in Jasper National Park to ski at Marmot Basin and hang out in the town?  Take the bus.

Many skiers from far away fly into the nearest major airport in Edmonton, Alberta, and then drive the 4-5 …

Free shuttle from Jasper hotels to Marmot Basin ski area in winter

If you have a rental car, you can easily drive to Marmot Basin ski area from Jasper hotels.  But after a long day of skiing, you may be too tired to drive.

There is a solution.  Marmot Basin offers a …

Skiing in Jasper - Marmot Basin Reviews

So, Marmot Basin ski area is the place to ski and snowboard in Jasper National Park, but what’s it like?

Some reviews would help.

I’ve compiled the good bits and pieces from a whole bunch of Marmot Basin reviews to …

Skiing at Marmot Basin in Jasper National Park

For a great time downhill skiing in Jasper National Park, look no further than Marmot Basin ski area, 20 minutes from Jasper townsite and 4 hours from Edmonton, Alberta.

Marmot Basin ski area has plenty of space for everyone on …

Where to Ski in Banff National Park

The bears may be hibernating, but winter is when the skiing comes alive in the Canadian Rockies. In the big Canadian Rockies national parks reside several ski areas. Today, let’s look at where to ski in Banff National Park, Jasper …