English (US)

Related Regions: Utah, United States, North America


  • 10970ft
  • 1548ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 9600ft


  • 0
  • 0
  • 0
  • 1
  • 0
  • 6
  • 1
  • 0
  • 8


  • Beginner Runs


  • Intermediate Runs


  • Advanced Runs


  • Expert Runs


  • Runs


  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    0.6 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    650 ac

  • Snow Making

    216 ac


Get Snow Reports, Powder Alerts & Powder Forecasts from Brian Head Resort straight to your inbox!


Brian Head Resort is located in Southern Utah inside the Dixie National Forest and only three hours’ drive from Las Vegas. The resort has the highest base elevation in Utah at 9,600 feet with terrain suitable for all ability levels.

The ski area is home to spectacular scenery and a laid-back atmosphere. The resort offers family-friendly activities, including snow tubing and night skiing. The ski area is situated across two mountain peaks and is serviced by two central base lodges.

Where Is Brian Head Resort Located?

To get to the ski resort, it’s easiest if you fly into Las Vegas. It’s a three-hour drive to the resort from Las Vegas and one and a half hours from St. George, Bryce Canyon and Zion National Park. From Cedar City, it’s 35 minutes, and there are round-trip shuttles from Cedar City to Brian Head Resort.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/22/201904/12/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
  • Projected Days Open
  • Years Open
  • Average Snowfall

More Info


Boasting Utah’s highest base elevation at 9,600 feet (summit elevation 10,970 feet), Brian’s Head Resort offers 650 acres of skier and rider accessible terrain spread across two connected mountains: Giant Steps and Navajo. The area averages an annual snowfall of 360 inches of Utah’s Greatest Snow on Earth® on 71 runs, serviced by 8 chair lifts and 2 surface lifts.

Brian’s Head Resorts lift-served vertical rise tops out at 1,320 feet or a hiking vertical rise of 1,548 feet. Rated at 30% beginner, 35% intermediate and 35% advanced, skiers and snowboarders will find terrain that suits every level and ability. Three terrain parks entertain freestylers interested in progressing their skills: Foundation (first timers), Detour (beginner) and Bypass (advanced). Snow tubing is available on Navajo Tube Hill, which is a 75-foot vertical drop with 550 feet of slope length, and the Giant Steps Tube Hill, which is a 100-foot vertical drop with 600 feet of slope.

Besides the winter activities, Brian Head Resort also offers a wide range of summer activities, including mountain biking, climbing wall, ziplining, disc golfing, archery and chairlift rides. Lessons are available for skiers and boards of all ages. The Kids Camp is for children ages 5 to 12, and the Adult & Teen Group is for people ages 13 and older. Private lessons are also available. If a child is brand new to the sport and ages 7 and older, Brian Head University should be your go-to choice. Plus, you’re guaranteed to learn in three lessons, or the lessons are free. The Brian Head Town and Cedar City offers a wide range of hotels, vacation rentals and more for lodging.


  • Grab a breakfast sandwich at Pastry Pub, Inc. before heading to the mountain. They’re filling and delicious. 86 W Center Street, Cedar City, UT 84720


  • Pizanos Pizzeria typically has a short wait and a wide variety of pizza. 259 Village Way, Brian Head, UT 84719


  • Sook Jai Thai Cuisine offers great Thai food, which is especially welcome after a long day. Get the cashew chicken or yellow curry. 259 Village Way, Brian Head, UT 84719


  • Mike’s Tavern in nearby Cedar City offers drinks, dancing and live music on a regular basis. It’s a great stop if you don’t mind a short drive. 90 W Hoover Avenue, Cedar City, UT 84720

Gallery: Brian Head Resort

Brian Head Resort Reviews

Will undefined
25th January 20205
Great ResortFull review
Scott Armour
25th February 20195
BH was great for our entire family. The ski in / ski out cabin made the entire experience convenient and flexible. Great...Full review
View AllWrite New Review

Contact Info

  • Brian Head Resort

    P.O. Box 190008

    84719 Brian Head


    United States

    Phone: 866-930-1313



Latest News

Must-see Panoramic Views at Utah Ski Resorts ©Marc Piscotty

Must-see Panoramic Views at Utah Ski Resorts

Utah forecaster Evan Thayer has seen it all on Utah’s slopes. Here are some of the breathtaking places he keeps going back to again an...