Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation

English (US)
Compare
Favorites

Related Regions: Utah, United States, North America

Elevation

  • 9350ft
    Summit
  • 2900ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6450ft
    Base

Lifts

  • 3
  • 0
  • 1
  • 2
  • 0
  • 3
  • 0
  • 2
  • 11
    Total

Terrain

  • Beginner Runs

    7%

  • Intermediate Runs

    37%

  • Advanced Runs

    47%

  • Expert Runs

    9%

  • Runs

    107

  • mi Pistes

    28.6 mi

  • Terrain Parks

    4

  • Longest Run

    3.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    3000 ac

  • Snow Making

    625 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    24.9 mi

Advertisement

Get Snow Reports, Powder Alerts & Powder Forecasts from Snowbasin straight to your inbox!

Overview

Often overlooked because of the famous resorts in Park City and the Cottonwood Canyons, Snowbasin is a gem of a resort and has diverse terrain ranging from beginner to expert, with three terrain parks, wide-open bowls, trees and glades, groomers and an abundance of light, Utah powder. Downtown Ogden offers a great après scene for when it's time to retire from the slopes.

Where Is Snowbasin Ski Resort Located?

Snowbasin is located 45 minutes from the Salt Lake International Airport and 8 miles from Ogden Valley. It is a 50-minute drive from Park City. The Utah Transportation Authority (UTA) offers bus service to Snowbasin Resort from mid-December until the beginning of April. There are also shuttle services available.

Important Dates

  • Projected OpeningProjected Closing11/29/202004/12/2020
  • Days Open Last Year
    143
  • Projected Days Open
    135
  • Years Open
    80
  • Average Snowfall
    300"

Webcams

More Info

Terrain

Snowbasin Resort opened in 1939 and has grown into a ski resort for all levels of skiers. In fact, it hosted the downhill alpine skiing races for the 2002 Winter Olympics. There are 104 runs, breaking out as follows: 20% beginner, 50% intermediate and 30% advanced/expert. All are serviced by 11 lifts over its 3,000 skiable acres. The resort’s 350 inches of annual snowfall is bolstered by 600 acres of snowmaking.

Base elevation sits at 6,391 feet with a summit elevation of 9,350 feet, resulting in 2,959 of vertical drop – ensuring that all riders and skiers will be fully entertained by this varied terrain. Add to that three terrain parks, and freestylers will have plenty of room to play. The ratings of the terrain parks are The Crazy Kat (beginner), Coyote (intermediate) and Apex (advanced).

Snowbasin Resort is one of the oldest continuously operated resorts in the U.S. There are 26 kilometers of Nordic trails. The Grizzly Center offers both retail sales and rentals. The Learn & Earn Program is offered to convert non-skiers and -boarders into lifelong enthusiasts. It’s a three-year program

There are frequent events throughout the summer, including Blues, Brews & BBQ free concert series, free movie nights, bike races and more. You can also take scenic gondola rides, and there are plenty of hiking trail systems as well as a Kid’s Adventure Course and mini golf.

Breakfast

  • Known for its all-you-can-eat Sunday brunch, Needles Lodge is great for both breakfast and lunch. 3925 Snow Basin Road, Huntsville, UT 84317

Lunch

  • John Paul Lodge is consistently ranked as one of the best places to eat on the mountain. Grab a spot in front of the fireplace. 3925 Snow Basin Road, Huntsville, UT 84317

Dinner

  • Gray Cliff Lodge specializes in prime rib, local trout and homemade cinnamon rolls. You won’t be disappointed with your meal. 508 Ogden Canyon, Ogden, UT 84401

Apres/Nightlife

  • Shooting Star Saloon is a signature watering hole with interesting décor and a full bar. 7350 East 200 S, Huntsville, UT 84317

Gallery: Snowbasin

Snowbasin Reviews

Craig Smith
14th March 20205
This is really my favorite Utah ski resort, it's absolutely beautiful and has a pretty good staff. I love the gondolas and...Full review
Randee undefined
10th January 20205
Great parking compared to the cottonwoods.Full review
View AllWrite New Review

Contact Info

  • Snowbasin

    P.O. Box 460

    84317 Huntsville

    Utah

    United States


    Phone: 888-437-5488

    info@snowbasin.com

Advertisement

Latest News

2.27 Snow Before You Go: Late Weekend Storm System ©Meteorologist Chris Tomer

2.27 Snow Before You Go: Late Weekend Storm System

An abnormally warm and dry late February pattern gives way to a single storm system across the West. A general 6-14 inches at most ski...

Advertisement

Ski and snowboard enthusiasts from around the world:

We have been proud to provide you with free access to snow reports, resort guides and more, and we are beyond grateful for your readership and contributions to our community over the years.

Unfortunately given the changing media landscape, Mountain News Corporation has experienced financial declines in recent years. With additional economic challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic now facing our business, it is not financially viable to continue operating.

Mountain News Corporation and our OnTheSnow and Skiinfo websites will be shutting down. We will explore the possibility of selling, partnering, or contributing assets to another media outlet if there is an opportunity to allow for a consistent or enhanced online experience. For inquiries about Mountain News Corporation, please email Feedback_OTS@mountainnews.com.

We want to thank our loyal employees for their tireless work over the years to bring great information to all of you. We take comfort knowing that our collective passion for the sport of skiing and snowboarding will certainly live on.

We’ll see you on the mountain.


– Mountain News Corporation