Intro: A world class ski resort in the winter and vacation retreat in the summer,
at Snowbird there is always something happening.
Location: About 6 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon (SR210)
Lodging, restaurants, gift shops, equipment rental and sales, lessons and workshops, Tram, pools,
hot tubs, fitness center, meeting and convention facilities.
Skiing, snowboarding, terrain park, racing.
Zip Rider, Alpine Slide, bungie trampoline, mechanical bull, hiking, biking, concerts and festivals.
Snowbird is the ski resort that consistently stays open the longest--sometimes into July.
Another of Snowbird's distinctions is the Tram, a 1.6 mile ride up
2900 vertical feet. You can ride up and ski down. or you can just purchase a non-skiier ride pass to go up to the 11,000 foot summit of
The resort is also home to the Cliff Spa, a full service spa with a pool, fitness center and classes.
The combined areas of Snowbird and Alta consistently make it on Skiing Magazine's top ten list of best ski
resorts in North America (and number one in the United States.) Skiers can get an Alta-Snowbird pass for
unlimited skiing at both resorts.
New in the 2006-2007 season - the
The first of its kind in North America, the new Peruvian Tunnel is approximately 600 feet long, 12 feet high and 10 feet wide, and will transport skiers and riders from Peruvian Gulch into Mineral Basin.
The old Peruvian lift was also been replaced with a high-speed quad that will bring skiers and riders to the tunnel. After getting off the lift, catch a four-minute ride on a conveyor to intermediate terrain in Mineral Basin, making more intermediate terrain accessible by eliminating the need to use switchbacks and the steepest pitch of Chip's Run. It also provides an efficient way to reach Hidden Peak without the use of the Tram.