Wabasso Campground Outer Loop

Jasper National Park

A great place to try XC skiing for the first time.

Cross Country Skiing Easy

Distance
3.4 km
Ascent
59 m
Descent
59 m
Duration
0-1 hrs
Low Point
1.1 km
High Point
1.1 km
Gradient
Wabasso Campground Outer Loop Map

This small XC ski area utilizes the loop roads of a summer campground by grooming them for skiing when they are covered in snow. It's next to the Athabasca River, with amazing wintry views from the bank. Mapped here is the outer loop, but you will also find shorter inner loops. There's a good variety of short and easy trails, groomed for both classic and skate. This is a good place for the whole family to try cross-country skiing. You can rent equipment in the town of Jasper.

Description

Difficulty

Easy

Low Exposure (E1)

1 out of 4

Exposure is limited to that of the slope itself. Getting hurt is still likely if the slope is steep and/or the snow is hard.

Remoteness

1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

January, February, March, December