Snowbasin has been making happy people for 75 years, and they just get better at harnessing all that fresh powder year after year. This place is the winter blue's best prescription. There's skiing, terrain parks, tubing, and a nordic center for one and all. Oh, and want smaller crowds and more first tracks? Come on up. Read more...
After more than 60 years as a little-known hideaway for Utah powder skiers, Snowbasin burst onto the world stage at the Winter Games in 2002. Now, no Utah winter vacation is complete without experiencing the Grizzly and Wildflower Downhill courses made famous in 2002. Viewers around the globe discovered Snowbasin's high alpine bowls, steep chutes, perfectly groomed cruisers, deep-powder glades and two of the most challenging downhill race courses ever traced on a mountain. With diverse terrain for beginner easy to challenging expert runs, Snowbasin boasts 3,000 skiable acres.
With years of experience building legendary Sun Valley, Idaho, into one of the most elegant resorts in North America, owner Earl Holding has complemented Snowbasin's magnificent God-given terrain and plentiful powder snow with four sumptuous lodges world-class lifts with impressive vertical rise. High-speed gondolas, chairlifts and a tram whisk snowsport and food lovers up nearly 3,000 vertical feet into the distant corners of this vast arena, unveiling an endless variety of choices that satisfy all appetites. Snowbasin guests enjoy consistently acclaimed on-mounting dining, breathtaking views, meticulous slope grooming, attentive customer care and superb shopping. One of the world's largest computer-controlled snowmaking systems and a battalion of snow groomers virtually guarantee that Snowbasin will be open and groomed to perfection as early as Thanksgiving.
When the snow melts, warm-weather mountain sports enthusiasts will love the array of activities available at Snowbasin, including mountain top dining and 25 miles of scenic biking and hiking trails which connect to an additional 25 miles of Forest Service trails.
Location: An easy 40-minute drive North from Salt Lake City via I-15, State Route 89, I- 84 East to Mountain Green exit, then North on SR 167 to Snowbasin Road. Snowbasin is just 17 minutes East of downtown Ogden, with easy access from the Park City Area as well.
At a Glance
20% Beg, 50% Int, 30% Adv
• Open 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
• 3,000 Skiable Acres
• 113 Runs
• 400" Average Annual Snowfall
• Located in Ogden Valley