Snowbird Resort


Resort Description

Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort offers a unique mountain experience with 500 inches of average snowfall and 3,240 vertical feet of legendary terrain. This season, Snowbird is introducing over $35 million in resort improvements all designed to enhance the guest experience at Utah's most accessible, year-round resort. Upgrades include The Summit at Snowbird, a renovated Cliff Lodge, increased snowmaking and RFID/smartcard passes. With a new facility at the top of the iconic Aerial Tram, featuring dining, retail and unmatched views of the Wasatch Mountains, it's going to be the best season ever at The Bird.

Terrain Breakdown

27 percent beginner; 38 percent intermediate; 35 percent advanced

The Bottom Line

Snowbird is steep, deep, has the longest ski season in Utah, and now has the highest lift-accessed, mountaintop oasis in North America.


State: Utah
Annual Snowfall: 500 inches
Vertical Drop: 3,240 feet
Ticket Prices: $98
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 Summit, The Aerie, The Atrium, Creekside Café & Grill, El Chanate Restaurant, The Forklift, The Lodge Bistro, Mid-Gad Restaurant, Rendezvous, Steak Pit, Wildflower Restaurant
Local Bars: Tram Club, The Aerie Lounge, El Chanate Tequila Bar, The Lodge Bistro Lounge, Wildflower Lounge
Season Highlights: 12/18/16 – 12/20/16, 2015: Dick Bass Memorial
January – March, 2016: Speaker Series
March – April, 2016: Spring Concerts
May, 2016: Longest ski season in Utah

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