Hotel Jasper Inn
Jasper Resort Info
Jasper/Marmot Basin is right out in the beautiful wilds of the Eastern Rockies, three and a half hours from the nearest international airport in Edmonton. As with a lot of Canadian skiing, accommodation and entertainment are to be found in the major town of the area, Jasper, while the skiing is offered by a local domain, Marmot Basin.
Marmot Basin has over 1000 acres of slopes, is great value and provides good skiing for all abilities. It is particularly suitable for better intermediates, who will enjoy the several black pistes that the resort has to offer. The ski school, based in Jasper, has a great reputation, as well as offering snowboard clinics for those who want to spend less time on their bums. The scenery is wonderful and the skiing is typically North American - stress-free and user-friendly. Boarders have a particular soft spot for the place.
Jasper, which is 30 minutes from the skiing, is a world-famous resort in its own right, with great access to some of the best scenery and mountain terrain in Canada. It has plenty of quality accommodation for all budgets. The nightlife is reasonable, although some boarders seem to disagree! Because of its location, access to a car is invaluable. Then if you don't feel like skiing or travelling to other ski domains (for example Panorama), you can hit the open road and explore this stunning area. There is also the Jasper in January festival, which often has cheap deals on lift passes.
Overall, Jasper/Marmot basin is a wonderful place to experience Canadian mountain life and scenery, with plenty of great skiing – if you're into that sort of thing…
More Jasper resort information
Jasper Snow & Weather
|Snow Report - 24 Feb 2017|
|Last snowed|| 20-Feb-2017|
|Fresh snow||1 cm|
|Lower slopes||99 cm|
|Upper slopes||99 cm|
|Runs to resort||Packed|
|Off piste snow||Best up high|
|Comments||Good skiing on firmly packed runs|
Snow Overview - Canada (snow news updated 26-Feb-2017)
Thursday 23rd of February was another great day in Canada as sun and cloud faced off overhead.
Groomers in Panorama (80/138cm) are reporting variable conditions on groomed runs because of the weather and the recent snowfall. The best conditions are in shaded areas with most of the skiing being on firm, packed runs.
There is still some fresh powder to be exploited in Red Mountain (235cm) than+ks to recent snowfalls, though this is fast getting tracked out. The sunny weather there makes it one of the best resorts to be skiing in today. The freshest snow, however, can be found in Revelstoke (232cm), where 5cm fell overnight.
North American Weather Outlook
There has been lots of snow over the past week providing skiers in Canada and the U.S.A with some fantastic conditions both on and off piste. The bad news is that it’s all set to settle down in terms of snow for the next week with isolated flurries only.
In Eastern Canada, Quebec resorts could see rain and sleet, including Mont Tremblant, where a storm moves in today and is set to dampen the mood through Friday and Saturday. The outlook for Mont Sainte Anne is not much better. Over in the west of the country, however, it will simply be cold and cloudy for the next few days.
The outlook for the U.S over the weekend is for cloudy and snowy weather in most places.