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  • 9350ft
  • 2900ft
    Vertical Drop
  • 6450ft


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  • 11


  • Beginner Runs


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  • mi Pistes

    28.6 mi

  • Terrain Parks


  • Longest Run

    3.5 mi

  • Skiable Terrain

    3000 ac

  • Snow Making

    625 ac

  • mi Snow Making

    24.9 mi


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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 Closing11/29/201904/12/2020
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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.


  • 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


  • 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


  • 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


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

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Snowbasin Reviews

Randee undefined
10th January 20205
Great parking compared to the cottonwoods.Full review
J Herrington
29th December 20195
This area is spectacular and in my opinion has nicer facilities than many other areas nearby or in Colorado. Because it is...Full review
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Contact Info

  • Snowbasin

    P.O. Box 460

    84317 Huntsville


    United States

    Phone: 888-437-5488



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