Snowbird Ski Area Information

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Mountain Information

Discover mountain stats like number of lifts, type of terrain, and total vertical drop at Snowbird Resort. Read More

Snowbird Mountain Stats

  • Average Annual Snowfall: 500"
  • Vertical Drop: 3,240'
  • Base Elevation: 7,760'
  • Top Elevation: 11,000'
  • Terrain: 27% Beginner, 38% Intermediate, 35% Advanced
  • Number of Runs: 89
  • Lifts: 1 tram, 4 quads, 6 doubles
  • Miles to Major Airport: 29
  • Uphill Capacity: 17,400 skiers and snowboarders per hour.
  • Runs: 89
  • Acreage: 2,500 acres.
  • Terrain: 27 percent beginner, 38 percent intermediate, 35 percent advanced/expert.
  • Elevation: Top of resort is 11,000-foot Hidden Peak, lowest point on the mountain is bottom of Baby Thunder chairlift at 7,760 feet. The 125-person Tram covers 2,900 vertical feet in approximately seven minutes.
  • Longest Run: Chip's Run, 2.5 miles.
  • Longest Descent: Gad Valley, 3.5 miles.

Location

Snowbird, Utah is in the heart of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Little Cottonwood Canyon, one mile down canyon from Alta.

Lifts

One Aerial Tram, 10 chairlifts including four high-speed detachable quads and six doubles (most with arm and leg rests), two conveyer lifts.

Terrain Park & SUPERPIPE

The expanded Snowbird Terrain Park moved to the Blue Bell run last season and now is serviced by the nearby Baby Thunder lift. Snowbird's SUPERPIPE is located on the Big Emma run and is accessed by the Mid Gad or Gadzoom lifts.

Snowfall

Snowbird averages approximately 500 inches of low-density, "dry" Utah powder annually. Thanks to ideal geography and a phenomenon called Lake Effect, Little Cottonwood Canyon powder is known worldwide.

Season

Utah's longest ski and snowboard season, mid-November through mid-May (conditions permitting).

Mountain School

Snowbird's Mountain School offers a plethora of instruction from class lessons to women's ski and snowboard camps.

Accessibility

Snowbird is 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport with more than 600 daily non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities and 25 miles from downtown Salt Lake City. Snowbird is a scenic 45-minute drive from the airport, making same-day skiing and flying a reality.

Lodging

Four slopeside lodges – the Cliff Lodge, Lodge at Snowbird, The Inn and Iron Blosam – offer rooms by the night, week or longer as well as timeshare opportunities. Snowbird offers 882 total rooms.

Restaurants

15 serving everything from fine dining to burgers and beers.

Spa

The luxurious Cliff Spa on the top two floors of the Cliff Lodge offers a full complement of services provided by a staff of 40 trained massage therapists, facialists and other specialists.

Meeting Space

Snowbird's mountain village includes 29,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space with all contemporary A/V equipment, conference services and catering. Snowbird's meeting space expands to 44,000 square feet with an outdoor tent with a 1,000-person capacity.

Sister Resort

Zermatt, Switzerland.

Snowbird Ski Resort
For Reservations or Cancellations:
Phone: 800-232-9542
Fax: 801-947-8227
Reservations email:lodging@snowbird.com

For Resort Information:
Resort Switchboard: 801-933-2222
Snow Conditions: 801-933-2100
Road Conditions: 801-742-3403

Mailing Address:
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
P.O. Box 929000
Snowbird, UT 84092-9000

Physical Address:
Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort
Highway 210, Little Cottonwood Canyon
Snowbird, UT
84092