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Nice mountain, great lifts and lodges. Don’t go on the weekends or holidays . Traffic situation totally unacceptable ... Full Review
I skied at Snowbasin 25 times in 2022. It became my new favorite mountain. The terrain is diverse, the snow is consistently soft, the groomed runs are well maintained, lifts are well laid out, the upper mountain has spectacular scenery, parking is easy, season passes are affordable, mountain is well managed, restaurants are clean, comfortable and inviting, and access from Ogden is only 20-30 minutes. The off piste and double black runs are incredible, try Lone Tree off Strawberry lift. For cruisers, enjoy 10 minute laps off Middle Bowl lift with six options. To simulate the 2002 Olympic downhill, jump on JP lift and head for Wildflower and Grizzly downhill. I love the local vibe. Families and friends sit at the base area enjoying small barbecues or do tailgate parties. ... Full Review
I love this place. Best food I’ve ever had at a lodge and in general. There where challenging runs that I had so much fun with and great view. So many options of lifts and always a way to get down. Loved Grizzly and black diamond runs. ... Full Review
We have had an extremely poor experience with the ski lessons this year. My family and daughter have loved to ski here the last few years and we decided to put our daughter in lessons to learn a little more about form. The ski instructor was incredibly degrading and unkind to my child continuously. I’ve never experienced anything like it and I am so sad that my child went through this. The instructor complained about her in front of the other children and parents, she yelled at her for falling and crashing on different occasions. The most shocking part was the complete absence of any encouragement and patience for kids. My daughter started to get stomach aches and cry about going skiing which broke my heart. We contacted the director of the program and he defended his coach, stating that our daughter was placed in the wrong class. That was besides the point, even if the coach was terrible at coaching skiing - she could have at least treated us with respect. However, it was evident from the treatment of the ski director that this type of attitude and treatment was commonplace in their program. I am disgusted. We want to warn any other parents to watch your child in these lessons and be cautious of mistreatment by adults.... Full Review
I've skied the "Basin" since the mid 1960s. I now live in Colorado, but I prefer skiing Snow Basin. The terrain is varied, the powder days are wonderful. I really enjoy the beauty of the cliffs, skiing trees, bowls and trails. The areas above the timberline are terrific. The buildings were renovated for the Olympics and are high quality and add to the ambiance of a ski trip. Ticket prices are reasonable, parking is easy. I'll continue to be back to the Basin as long as I ski. ... Full Review
This is really my favorite Utah ski resort, it's absolutely beautiful and has a pretty good staff. I love the gondolas and the clean beautiful bathrooms. I also think that in general the ski school is much better here than at other resorts.... Full Review
Great parking compared to the cottonwoods. ... Full Review
This area is spectacular and in my opinion has nicer facilities than many other areas nearby or in Colorado. Because it is very scenic, usually uncrowded, has good snow and bowl skiing, and because the facilities are world class; this is my favorite ski area.
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We love skiing Snowbasin and have had season passes for a few years now. (Maybe I shouldn't write a glowing review, as I love the fact that the only time we wait in line is when we are waiting for them to open the gondola in the morning.:) ... Full Review
This is Wes Welch at Atomic Chalet Bed & Breakfast in Huntsville. For the record, I did not write the poor review in Nov/19. I ski at Basin almost daily would like to make it clear that I love everything about the place and the people there. Many people know me there and I do not want any confusion. Please look us up if your looking for lodging nearby Snowbasin. thanks wes... Full Review
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