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Ski Jasper

The highest base elevation of any major Canadian ski area.

Immerse yourself in the Canadian Rockies, where you can summit great peaks, curl up fireside with smores, and everything in between. For those hoping to escape the crowds and rack up the vert, Jasper is just the place for you.

Downhill Skiing Around the Park

Marmot Basin ski resort is Jasper’s ski hill with more than 1,675 acres of skiable terrain. Marmot offers skiing for everyone from the earliest beginner to the most demanding expert. Along with 86 named trails, uncrowded groomed slopes, superb facilities, there is lots and lots of that white stuff that makes skiing at Marmot so great. The ski hill is 20 minutes from Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge, and daily shuttles are available.

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Marmot Escape Card

Buy your Escape Card and ride at 50% off!
Individual card owners (ages 13-79) will receive half-off regular price, full-day lift tickets every day, all season with no blackout dates. Load your card online with full-day lift tickets at 50% off regular price using the reload number on the back of your RFID card and head straight to the lifts.

Single and Multiday passes also available at great rates!

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Ski Touring Around the Park

The winter wonderland offers endless views on the ski hill, but many have yet to explore the backcountry. There is powder to be found and terrain to be explored. Jasper National Park offers a variety of backcountry experiences from short day trips to multi-day glacier adventures. Untracked powder awaits; learn more below and book your next tour.

Please note: the backcountry experiences can be more dangerous and Parks Canada advises that you prepare accordingly. Please review their ski touring, alpine ski touring, and ski mountaineering guide as a benchmark for preparation for your trip.

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Cross-Country Ski Around the Park

Jasper National Park is the perfect place to dust off those cross-country skis to glide around the park as the snow glitters around you. Cross-country skiing is the winter ‘hike’ that you want to experience. It is the perfect thing to do before cozying up with that cup of hot cocoa (or mulled wine) in front of the roaring fireplace.

Parks Canada does an excellent job of decoding the trails around Jasper. They have broken it out into three categories mirroring that of downhill skiing, and you will find green trails are the easier, black is the hardest and blue is somewhere in the middle.

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Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge

Escape to serenity in Jasper National Park. Yes, it’s about the journey, but it’s also about the destination. Jasper Park Lodge, or JPL as it is known locally, is a four-and-a-half-hour Bucket List road trip through one of the world’s most treasured wild places — as raw and rugged as they come. Stay Longer, Experience More, and save up to 35% off.

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Venture Beyond in Jasper

The town of Jasper is in the heart of Jasper National Park. An intimate community that originated as a railway town, Jasper is alive with festival and unique local events that showcase its mountain culture, history & traditional lands of the Beaver, Cree, Ojibway, Shuswap, Stoney, and Métis Nations. There’s always something happening in Jasper to complete your adventure in the real Rockies.

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Jasper national park

Jasper National Park is 11,228 square kilometers (or 4,335 square miles). The park is home to spectacular glaciers, abundant wildlife, glacier-fed lakes, thundering waterfalls, deep canyons and evergreen forest — all surrounded by towering mountains. Jasper National Park is also Canada’s largest park in the Rocky Mountains and the second largest Dark Sky Preserve in the world.

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visiting from the us?

Let us try to clear some of the clutter and help simplify your trip planning. Visitors entering Canada will need to show proof of Covid-19 Vaccination, input information into the ArriveCAN app, and provide a negative Covid-19 test taken within 72 hours before arrival into Canada. Upon return to the US, Covid-19 self-tests can be purchased on-site at Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge and charged to your room for convenience. Here are a few additional tips that we’re hoping may put you at ease when staying at Fairmont Jasper Park lodge

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