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Jasper Ski Resort – Marmot Basin

Jasper Ski Resort – Marmot Basin

Do you like the idea of skiing in the Canadian Rockies? Well, there is a ski resort in Jasper called Marmot Basin, and it is truly fantastic! Imagine ridiculously beautiful mountain views in all directions, slopes that are not particularly busy and terrain that is varied enough to challenge skiers and snowboarders of all abilities. It is basically snow-heaven, and it’s less than 30 minutes drive from Jasper. Back in 2018 when we first started to learn to ski, if…

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Learning to Ski – Whistler (& my epic ski-losing fall!)

Learning to Ski – Whistler (& my epic ski-losing fall!)

I’ve written one other post about learning to Ski on Mount Seymour. So our next adventure was a little further afield in Whistler. I did look at signing up for skiing lessons in Whistler, but they were reeeeeally expensive. So, we decided to spend the day practising what we’d learnt during our first lessons. We have more lessons booked on Cypress Mountain in February, so anything we can do to improve before that, would be great! We had a fantastic…

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Learning to Ski in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

Learning to Ski in Vancouver – Mount Seymour

This is a review about learning to ski on Mount Seymour. It has always seemed to me that most people that love skiing are people that first learned when they were children, and so have always been able to slide down slopes gracefully. It just doesn’t seem like the kind of thing that any sensible adult would like to learn from scratch. At the same time, I love mountains so it seems a shame that I’ve never had the pleasure…

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