Snowbird is one of Utah’s biggest resorts with about 1,000 m of vertical and some of the longest and steepest terrain in the region. Located in Little Cottonwood Canyon in the heart of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest, one mile down-canyon from Alta and with on-mountain ski connection, it’s also just 45 minutes from Salt Lake City. With huge amounts of great dry Utah powder annually spread over 89 runs and 2500 acres/1011 hectares of variable terrain, Snowbird is a ski holiday heaven for skiers and snowboarders alike. Powder is the reason you go to Snowbird. With over 1270cm per season, it is one of the powder capitals of the world.


  • Arguably the best terrain in Utah
  • Huge amounts of dry Utah Powder annually – nearly 13m annually
  • 15m wide super pipe – a monster challenge for riders
  • Only 45 mins from Salt Lake City
  • Wide variety of terrain for all levels and abilities

Mountain Statistics


Top Elevation 3,353 Metres
Base Elevation 2,365 Metres
Vertical Drop 884 Metres
Skiable Terrain 2,500 Acres
Lifts 13 lifts
Runs 169
Terrain Beginner 27%
Terrain Intermediate 38%
Terrain Advanced 35%
Ski in / Ski out Yes

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