Jasper – Marmot Basin – Alberta Overview

Great snow from November through to May, stunning scenery, quiet slopes and first class customer service are what makes Jasper a school ski trip of a lifetime. The hoteliers and mountain staff work together to do their utmost for the trip to run smoothly, whatever your group size. Ski fit is friendly and efficient, the instructor ratios are rarely above 1:10 and you will be hard-pushed to find yourself in a lift queue – even at half term! The ski area is known as Marmot Basin and covers 1,675 acres of superb slopes and is only 30 minutes from the picturesque town of Jasper. The School House Chair serves dedicated beginner territory, intermediates will enjoy green and blue runs from the top of every lift and there is plenty to challenge advanced skiers across the mountain. The resort also offer free lunchtime active learning sessions covering Avalanche Safety, GPS Geocoaching, Emergency Situations and Species at Risk so your students can also gain an understanding of the mountain environment. City stopover at Edmonton available – contact us for details.

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Jasper – Marmot Basin – Alberta Accommodation

The Crimson Jasper

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Location: Jasper

Capacity: 99 rooms

The Crimson is located in downtown Jasper, a 10 minute walk into the town and a 25 minute drive to the ski slopes. The hotel offers spacious comfortable rooms with easy access to shops and evening entertainment.

Rooms: 99 bedrooms, all with en-suite facilities, TV, mini fridge, hair dryer, telephone and safe. Accommodation is based on 4 students sharing 2 queen / double beds.

Facilities: Indoor pool and hot tub, meeting rooms for evening activities, fitness facility, Wi-Fi, spacious lounge and restaurant. Select Says: Buffet breakfast and evening meals are taken in the hotel.

Lobstick Lodge

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Location: Jasper

Capacity: 139 rooms

Conveniently located in the town of Jasper and a 30 minute drive to the lift departure point. This hotel is ideal for groups that prefer a quieter location. The Lobstick Lodge has been recently renovated and offers great facilities.

Rooms: Comfortable and spacious bedrooms with en-suite facilities, mini-fridge, TV and telephone. Accommodation is based on 4 students sharing 2 queen beds.

Facilities: Large lounge with fireplace, restaurant, indoor swimming pool and Jacuzzi, 3 outdoor hot tubs, fitness centre, sauna and meeting rooms.

Chateau Jasper

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Location: Jasper

Capacity: 119 rooms

The Chateau Jasper is a warm and inviting hotel, well located within Jasper - a great choice for your next school ski trip.

Rooms: Two queen beds, shower or bath shower, HD television, in-room safe, hair dryer.

Facilities: Free WiFi, restaurant, lounge, indoor swimming pool.

Forest Park Hotel

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Location: Jasper

Capacity: 152 rooms

The Forest Park Hotel is located on the edge of the Jasper townsite and offers comfortable rooms & good facilities.

Rooms: Comfortable and spacious bedrooms with en-suite facilities

Facilities: Free WiFi, restaurant, lounge, indoor swimming pool

Jasper – Marmot Basin – Alberta Après Ski

Jasper – Marmot Basin – Alberta Resort Facts

Resort height Canada’s Highest Base Elevation: 5,570ft
Highest lift 8570ft
Vertical drop 3000ft
Total acres of piste 1675 acres
Total no of ski trails 86
Green 30%
Blue 30%
Black 40%
Total no of lifts 7
High-speed quads 3
Chair lifts 6
Magic carpets 1
Longest run 5.6km
Lift pass covers Marmot Basin
Glacier No
Snowboarding facilities 2 terrain parks
Snow making 25%
Transfer time by air Edmonton – 4hrs, Calgary 5hrs
Medical facilities In resort
Nearest hospital Jasper (14 miles away)