Partly thanks to its high elevation, Marmot Basin enjoys a longer season (and better, fluffier snow) than most ski resorts. Usually open from November to May, the mountain averages over 450 centimetres of cold Alberta powder every year. Pro tip: if you haven’t yet experienced the joy of spring skiing then you are missing out.
"Growing up in the area, we have always found the surroundings to be some of the most beautiful in the world. Appreciating this is our backyard, we want you to join in the experience. The team at Folding Mountain Brewing has created an atmosphere that allows you to enjoy a quality craft beer and delicious food with unparalleled views of the Rocky Mountains. Whatever your adventure may be, we want Folding Mountain Brewing to be a part of it and we welcome you to visit our brewery and tap house. See you there!"
Make your way to a central location in Jasper, then travel 45 minutes to a put-in spot by the Sunwapta River in Jasper National Park. Wear a swimsuit under your clothes so you’ll be ready for a quick change into a wetsuit, neoprene booties, and a paddle jacket, and on cooler days, bring a pair of wool socks to wear inside the neoprene booties.
Mount Edith Cavell is a mountain located in the Athabasca River and Astoria River valleys of Jasper National Park, and the most prominent peak entirely within Alberta.