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Marmot 2

Jasper National Park

Long, steep descent down the towering Marmot 2

Freeride Skiing Difficult

732 m
0 m
334 m
Low Point
2.2 km
High Point
2.5 km
Marmot 2 Map

This is a popular freeride skiing route which is generally considered to be difficult. It's not remote, it features medium exposure (e2) and is typically done between January and April. From a low point of 2.2 km to the maximum altitude of 2.5 km, the route covers 732 m, 0 vertical metres of ascent and 334 vertical metres of descent.


Accessed by taking the knob chair, hiking to peak of Marmot 1, and then traversing/hiking along the ridge to the peak of Marmot 2. There are multiple lines to choose from as you make your way along the ridge.



Serious gradient of 30-38 degrees where a real risk of slipping exists.

Medium Exposure (E2)

2 out of 4

As well as the slope itself, there are some obstacles (such as rock outcrops) which could aggravate injury.


1 out of 4

Close to help in case of emergency.

Best time to visit

between January and April


  • Bowl
  • Face
  • Cliffs
  • Walk Required