Resort Description

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort offers 3,240 vertical feet of award-winning terrain enjoyed by all skill levels of skiers and riders. The resort is only 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport, making same-day skiing and flying a reality. While consistently ranking high in snow, terrain and accessibility, Snowbird provides an equally impressive experience off the slopes, resulting in ski vacations as memorable as the mountain.

Terrain Breakdown

27 percent beginner; 38 percent intermediate; 35 percent advanced

The Bottom Line

Snowbird offers some of the most challenging ski terrain in Utah and receives an average of 500 inches of snow a year.


State: Utah
Annual Snowfall: 500 inches
Vertical Drop: 3,240 feet
Ticket Prices: $95
Skiable Acres: 2,500
Number of Trails: 168
Number of Lifts: 13
Parks & Pipes: 1 park
Backcountry Access Policy: Visit the Snowbird Ski Patrol Office for daily updates on backcountry access and snow conditions.
Nearest Airport: Salt Lake City International Airport, UT (29 miles away).
Hotels/Lodging: The Cliff Lodge, Iron Blosam Lodge, The Inn, The Lodge at Snowbird
Local Restaurants: The Aerie, El Chanate Restaurant, The Forklift, The Lodge Bistro, Steak Pit, Wildflower Restaurant
Local Bars: The Aerie Lounge, El Chanate Cantina, The Lodge Bistro Lounge, Tram Club, Wildflower Lounge
Season Highlights: January 2015: Freeride / IFSA Nationals
May-July 2015: Longest ski season in Utah

Phone: (800) 337-0392
Twitter: @Snowbird
Instagram: @Snowbird