First opened in 1971, and set in the Wasatch National Forest, Snowbird Resort features 10 chairlifts, an aerial tram, a surface lift, and a tunnel-enclosed one-way conveyor lift granting both skiers and snowboarders access to its 89 runs. Generally closing on Memorial Day at the end of May, the resort's "ski year" has occasionally been known to stretch through the Fourth of July. The resort features a ski- and snowboard-ready area of 2,500 acres, as well as an impressive vertical drop of 3,240 feet from the top of Hidden Peak (accessible from an aerial tram).
The Snowbird Mountain Coaster offers three thousand feet of two-passenger thrills, barreling along through two horizontal loops and exhilarating curves, the car's speed safely controlled by its driver.Hidden Peak's 11,000-foot pinnacle allows for incredible sightseeing opportunities from the Winter Tram Ride cars.Resort experts lead hardy visitors through Wasatch backcountry in exclusive guided tours.
Best time to visit
The resort is a perennial treat, with winter and summer each offering a bounty of outdoor activities for visitors of all ages and experience levels.
Near by POI
Snowbird, the unincorporated community in which the resort itself resides, is based in Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch Mountains of Salt Lake City.