Jasper Ski Holidays

The skiing in Jasper is fantastic for a small mountain - it’s very diverse and advanced skiers can get a lot out of it in just a few days.
Rupert Hatfield
Canada Product Manager
The skiing in Jasper is fantastic for a small mountain - it’s very diverse and advanced skiers can get a lot out of it in just a few days.
Rupert Hatfield
Canada Product Manager


Average: 4 (1 vote)
Average: 3 (1 vote)
  • Family Friendly
  • Non-Ski Activities

Unique, uncrowded and hugely welcoming, Jasper and Marmot Basin have a reputation as the world’s friendliest ski town and resort.

Canada’s northernmost resort, Jasper’s scenic ski area (Marmot Basin) is relatively compact, famously uncrowded and great for all abilities. With a great on-piste vibe, Marmot Basin is known as The Big Friendly. The backcountry was previously limited to the bowls and tree-lined gullies within this area but new terrain has now opened to put Marmot firmly on the map.

Open to skiers and snowboarders for the 2017-18 season, Tres Hombres is a large, north-facing area previously beyond Marmot Basin’s outer limits. Without any trees, and measuring around 45 acres, it is providing advanced and expert skiers and snowboarders with incredible, wide-open off-piste terrain including powder-filled bowls and chutes that descend 367 vertical metres - Marmot Basin’s longest, uninterrupted fall-line.

On the banks of the Athabasca River, Jasper town is a 15-minute shuttle from the ski area. This 19th century fur-trading post has a wonderful sense of community - the locals go out of their way to make you feel welcome.

Facilities are excellent, with plenty of restaurants and shops. Après activities range from drinks at Caribou Chalet Lodge, to swimming at the local aquatic centre, and guided tours to frozen waterfalls. If you’re lucky, you may even catch a glimpse of a moose or elk by the river during your Jasper ski holiday.

Every holiday is tailor-made, just for you.

Call 01273 224060 for advice from our ski specialists.

Resort Guide

Resort stats

November to May
Nearest airport
Edmonton / Calgary
Transfer time
3 hours 30 minutes / 4 hours 30 minutes
Transfer or car hire
8,570 ft
Vertical drop
3,000 ft
Avg snowfall
13 ft
Ski area
1,720 acres
Ski lifts
40% advanced
30% intermediates
30% beginners


Resort Map


With no accommodation in the ski area, Jasper’s hotels are all located downtown or in the surrounding area. There are several options for each budget, and you can choose between full-service resort hotels, secluded log cabins and comfortable, good value inns.

We’ve stayed at or visited all our Jasper accommodation options, so call us for advice and we’ll recommend the best ones for you.

Featured accommodation

Fairmont Jasper Park Lodge Spa
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
  • Spa
This superb property has elegant cedar chalets and log cabins arranged in the style of an alpine village in a secluded location on the edge of Lac Beauvert.
  • Close to Village
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Hot Tub
  • Pool
The Jasper Inn is a 10 minute walk from the town centre and offers reasonably priced accommodation.


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24/04/2019 Candace Davies

Small town but very friendly, couple of supermarkets, plenty of family friendly places to eat, prices not over-inflated so didn't feel ripped off, even at the couple of cafes on the slopes - plus free to access indoor picnic areas a nice touch.

17/04/2019 Dorothy Simpson

Nice town with a variety of eating places. We did a Maligne Canyon ice walk with Jasper Hikes and Tours which was amazing and superb value. The mountain itself has groomed slopes and was suitable for intermediate boarders. It is a small mountain so a couple of days boarding was perfect.

02/02/2019 Julie Fieldhouse

Very friendly town and resort. The ski bus service would be better if it ran a little more. Lots of things to do other than ski. lots of walking with potential for wildlife spotting. Grocery stores, good a well stocked. Ski resort small compared to some but very easy to navigate and try different runs or trees knowing you'll end up safely at the base. recommend The Raven restaurant...amazing.

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