Taking the VIA Rail Snow Train to snowboard/ski at Marmot Basin in Jasper

This is a cool 12 Step itinerary for a great snowboarding and skiing trip to Marmot Basin in Jasper National Park.

  1. Fly into Edmonton, Alberta, the nearest airport (a 4 hour drive away from Jasper).
  2. Instead of driving, hop on

Videos: Skiing and Snowboarding at Marmot Basin in Jasper

Let’s talk skiing and snowboarding videos shot at Marmot Basin Ski Resort in Jasper National Park, Alberta, Canada, North America, Earth.

This first video is a Marmot Basin official promotional video.  Well, it’s not really promotional…it just shows some good …

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 …

Video: Views atop Marmot Basin, Jasper National Park

Natalie Lucier created this 3:55 minute video of scenes atop Marmot Basin ski area overlooking the surrounding Canadian Rockies in Jasper National Park.  As she says in the video “mountains, mountains, and more mountains.”

All I can say is “Wow”.

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 …