Spring: The Season for Mountain Adventure in Jasper

April 02, 2015
by Tourism Jasper

Jasper, the destination for adventurers only, is in the midst of a stunning spring season. The month of April is the ideal time to ascend new heights in the Rocky Mountains with Marmot Basin and Jasper SkyTram

Marmot Basin has had some of the best snow conditions in the country this winter, and is heading into April armed and ready for a fantastic season finale. This all begins Easter Long Weekend, and continues on to May with well-loved annual events. Marmot Basin is not the only option for Jasper visitors looking to get into the mountains; the Jasper SkyTram is opening itstrams earlier than ever this year, which means it's the perfect opportunity to "do two peaks"! See below for full dates and details:

EASTER LONG WEEKEND - MARMOT BASIN and JASPER SKYTRAM
Get in on all the family fun at Marmot Basin during Easter long weekend celebrations from Friday, April 3 to Monday, April 6. Games, egg hunt, and surprise guest appearances all happening on the ski hill. 

Kick the Easter long weekend into high gear with a trip to the clouds via Jasper SkyTram. Take advantage of the early open dates starting Friday, April 3.

ALOHA CUP - MARMOT BASIN
On Saturday, April 18, Hawaiian culture meets Canadian Rockies spirit as participants race down a course that includes banked turns, rollers, and small jumps. Prizes for the fastest run, best costume, and more will be up for grabs.

KOKANEE FREERIDE - MARMOT BASIN
Snow enthusiats seeking a party can enjoy live music and DJs, a BBQ, and rail jamming on Saturday, April 25 during the Kokanee Freeride Mountain Tour.

RETRO WEEKEND - MARMOT BASIN
Saturday, May 2 and Sunday, May 3 will mark the closing weekend on the hill. Join the celebration with live music, a BBQ, ski and snowboard demos, and dual slalom/fat bike relay. Not to be forgotten is the closing 'retro' day trandition, which encourages all skiers and snowboarders to dress in their best 60's, 70's, 80's or 90's outfits for chances to win great prizes. 

For information, packages, and event details, please visit www.skimarmot.com and www.jasperskytram.com

About Tourism Jasper
Tourism Jasper is the destination marketing organization for Jasper, Alberta. For more information, please visit media.jasper.travel. Follow us on social via @TourismJasper and us the hashtag #MyJasper. 

For more information contact:
Jodi Hawkins
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
jodi@jaspercanadianrockies.com
780-820-2127

April Henry
Marketing and Communications Coordinator
april@jaspercanadianrockies.com
780-820-2129

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