#4 resort for snow in North America
#17 overall resort for North America
#2 for challenging terrain
#9 for lifts
#5 for access
- Ski Magazine 2012 Resort Survey
· The seduction of 'The Bird' is it's snow and 3,240 vertical feet for the vertically obsessed with 'awesome hardcore skiing and riding'
· Pay attention to the powder mafia for inside scoops on the best runs
Minutes away from Salt Lake City, Snowbird is home to the rugged beauty and spectacular scenery of Little Cottonwood Canyon in the Wasatch-Cache National Forest and Uinta National Forest. Snowbird offers a wide variety of winter activities for the whole family! Stop by Snowbird's Activity Center for snowshoe rentals and guided snowshoe tours, avalanche locator drills, backcountry skills clinics and tours (offered by Snowbird's own professional ski patrollers), First Tracks tram rides, luging, night skiing and snowboarding, snowcat skiing, guided snowmobile tours in Mineral Basin and more! The resort offers adaptive sports accommodations, a complete tennis and fitness center (Snowbird's own Canyon Racquet Club), ice skating, tubing, weekly showings of popular ski and snowboard movies, races and competitions, mountain school camps, murder mystery dinner theaters, over 10 great restaurants and eateries, and over 10 shops to browse through. Enjoy world-renowned spa services at Snowbird's Cliff Spa, including massages, wraps, yoga and dance classes, weight room, full service salon, exclusive rooftop pool and hot tub. Celebrate your holidays at Snowbird, with unforgettable Christmas & New Year's Eve celebrations that include torchlight parades and fireworks
Snowbird is one of North America's few true Alpine resorts. The Snowbird Village sits at 8,000 feet above sea level and the mountain rises 3,240 vertical feet to Hidden Peak, at 11,000 feet. Snowbird's stunning location, plethora of activities and high elevation ensure an alpine experience unlike any other. Free guided tours with one of Snowbird's mountain experts leave daily at 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. Taken in sequence, the tours constitutes a full day's skiing or snowboarding.