Snowbird Ski Resort

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Snowbird’s 2,500 skiable acres are accessed via 1 tram and 10 chairlifts, including 6 high-speed detachable quads and 4 doubles. The Utah ski resort has a summit of 11,000 feet and a base elevation of 7,760 feet, with a vertical drop of 3,240 feet. Snowbird averages approximately 500 inches of snowfall per year. For skiers and riders looking to develop their skills, Snowbird’s Mountain School is the perfect place to learn, offering everything from private instruction and class lessons to women’s ski and snowboard camps.

Snowbird claims to have Utah’s longest ski and ride season, and is usually open from mid-November through May. Snowbird is home to many slopeside lodging options, restaurants and bars. The Cliff Spa is located on the top two floors of the Cliff Lodge, providing a variety of services for skiers looking to relax.

Snowbird ski resort provides multiple summer activities, including a mountain coaster, alpine slide, summer tubing, ropes course and climbing wall. Snowbird also offers lift-served mountain biking during the summer months.

Where Is Snowbird Ski Resort Located?

Snowbird ski resort is nestled in Little Cottonwood Canyon in the heart of the Wasatch-Cache National Forrest, approximately 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport (SLC). It is six miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon. This scenic 45-minute drive from SLC is extremely beautiful, but you might need a 4-wheel drive vehicle to get into the canyon if there’s been a lot snow.

Plan Your Trip

Snowbird Lodging

Best Time for Snow

Total Snowfall

160"
100"
67"
33"
0"
0"
Nov
56"
Dec
75"
Jan
133"
Feb
69"
Mar

Terrain Overview

8%
Beginners Runs
25%
Intermediate Runs
43%
Advanced Runs
24%
Expert Runs
140
Runs in Total
2.5 mi
Longest Run
1553.4 ac
Skiable Terrain
1.2 ac
Night Skiing

Total Lifts: 14

1
Gondolas & Trams
0
Eight Person Lifts
0
High Speed Sixes
7
High Speed Quads
0
Quad Chairs
0
Triple Chairs
4
Double Chairs
2
Surface Lifts

Elevation

11000'
Summit
3240'
Vertical Drop
7760'
Base

Important Dates

November 29, 20212021/11/29

Projected Opening

June 19, 20222022/06/19

Projected Closing

205

Projected Days Open

184

Days Open Last Year

1971

Years Open

500"

Average Snowfall
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