Skier & Snowboarder-Submitted Reviews for Snowbasin

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Overall Rating: 4.0

Rating Details:

  • Family Friendly
  • 4.3
  • All-Mtn. Terrain
  • 63
  • Terrain Park
  • 3.7
  • Nightlife
  • 2.1

Recommended For:

  • Singles
  • 58%
  • Beginner
  • 21%
  • Families
  • 60%
  • Intermediate
  • 63%
  • Empty Nesters
  • 56%
  • Advanced
  • 58%

Helpful Highlights:

Consistency is possibly this resorts biggest plus... it consistently out performs the other resorts, no matter the conditions. Bad snow year? They just mak...

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  • 5

    hidden treasure

    by jmosher15 - 28th February 2009

    Pros: no crowds, had the mountain to ourselves!!

    Cons: cant think of one

    Take the road less traveled!! a quick trip from slc, in another direction, away from the city, its well worth the trip to have the mountain to yoursel... Full review

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  • 5


    by adeodadus - 26th February 2009

    Pros: Awesome POW and great service

    Cons: No nightlife ~45 mins from SLC

    I have boarded every mountain in UTAH: Snowbasin (as a snowboarder) has the best double blacks available:unless you HeliSki. The staff are very helpful, th... Full review

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  • 1

    Not southern friendly

    by mscarrie - 20th February 2009

    Pros: My cousin lives close by

    Cons: Roads not kept clear, trails not clearly marked, expensive food, snobby people

    The most miserable day of skiing ever. The snow was wet and heavy thus too deep for my taste. The terrain had too many uphill areas. could not tell which... Full review

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  • 4

    Snowbasin - world's poshest base lodge!

    by rsuminsby - 17th February 2009

    Pros: Very nice facilities

    Cons: Limited vertical

    I had forgotten about skiing Snowbasin until seeing the feature this month in SKI magazine. Skied this a few years ago during a business trip to Ogden. It... Full review

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  • 5

    1st class resort

    by ElGuapo - 10th February 2009

    Pros: Almost everything

    Cons: not really for advanced/experts

    There in mid January, and of course, had to pick the week when it hit in 40's every day. Was impressed at the beautiful mountain, with unbelievable lodges a... Full review

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  • 5

    The ANTI-Deer Valley?

    by papabotts - 9th February 2009

    Pros: uncrowded, wonderful views on fast gondolas, great food, no onsite rooming,parking lot shuttle

    Cons: no onsite rooming, lifts sometimes close on short notice, poor visibility in often bad weather

    If you enjoy the good food and slightly pampered atmosphere of deer valley, but hate the crowds, the non-stop commercialism and crave peace and quiet on an ... Full review

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