Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Marmot Basin

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Overall Rating: 3.9

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.7
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 55.5
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.5
  • Nightlife
  • 2.4

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 60%
  • Beginner
  • 40%
  • Families
  • 50%
  • Intermediate
  • 50%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 10%
  • Advanced
  • 60%

Helpful Highlights:

Great variety of runs, mostly all natural snow just some man made snow around the bottom. good glade skiing and well groomed main runs. Parking is super han...

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  • 4

    marmot basin

    by Don Wilson - 3rd March 2014

    Pros: never a line up at the lifts even on weekends

    Cons: On hill food is sub par

    Great variety of runs, mostly all natural snow just some man made snow around the bottom. good glade skiing and well groomed main runs. Parking is super han... Full review

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  • 2

    Marmot Basin

    by Sebastian - 14th January 2014

    Pros: good terrain, friendly staff, nice runs, not crowded

    Cons: prices over the top, very poor guest service, sometimes most/nearly all lifts closed w/o any compensation, bad food

    Marmot Basin: a 'once in a lifetime' experience?! Marmot Basin is a little resort, with good runs and few people skiing there for most of the time. It is... Full review

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  • 3

    Marmot Review

    by paddyism - 18th December 2010

    Pros: Terrain, Powder, Not busy (weekdays)

    Cons: Rocks, Food, $6.50 pints.

    Marmot is a pretty chilled out place during the week with very few people. Weekends are getting busier with new lift but its nothing like any of the other ... Full review

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  • 5

    Incredible Freeride Terrain

    by skitfel - 18th August 2010

    Pros: Incredible views, Great varried terrain

    Cons: no on hill accomidations

    My favorite resort in alberta, hands down. Virtually no lift lines. great food at the two lodges. INCREDIBLE views from eagle ridge and from the knob. Terra... Full review

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  • 5

    Marmot Review

    by dcounsel92 - 14th February 2010

    Pros: Amazing Snow, Great Views, Friendly Staff, Great Ski Hire

    Cons: None!

    This resort is easily my favorite in North America. That would purely be a result of the amazing day that we spent skiing there. Sunny Ski conditions meant ... Full review

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  • 3

    Marmots pretty good on opening days

    by booboo420 - 20th November 2008

    Pros: good snow, no line ups, not busy

    Cons: only one run open

    me and my buddys drove all night long and slept in the truck at the base of the mountain, we were the first ones on the mountain and it was alll worth it. O... Full review

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