Snowbird Mountain Stats

Location:
Snowbird, Utah is in the heart of the Wasatch-Cache National Forest in Little Cottonwood Canyon, one mile down canyon from Alta.

Lifts:
One Aerial Tram, 10 chairlifts including six high-speed detachable quads and four doubles (most with arm and leg rests) and three conveyer lifts.

Uphill Capacity:
17,400 skiers and snowboarders per hour.

Runs: 
169

Acreage:
2,500 acres.

Terrain:
27 percent beginner, 38 percent intermediate, 35 percent advanced/expert.

Elevation:
Top of resort is 11,000-foot Hidden Peak, lowest point on the mountain is bottom of Baby Thunder chairlift at 7,760 feet. The 125-person Tram covers 2,900 vertical feet in approximately seven minutes.

Longest Run:
Chip’s Run, 2.5 miles.

Longest Descent:
Gad Valley, 3.5 miles.

Terrain Park:
The Snowbird Terrain Park is located on the lower part of the Big Emma run. It is accessed by the Mid Gad or Gadzoom lifts.

Snowfall:
Snowbird averages approximately 500 inches of low-density, “dry” Utah powder annually. Thanks to ideal geography and a phenomenon called Lake Effect, Little Cottonwood Canyon powder is known worldwide.

Season:
Utah’s longest ski and snowboard season, mid-November through May (conditions permitting).

Mountain School:
Snowbird’s Mountain School offers a plethora of instruction from class lessons to women’s ski and snowboard camps.

Accessibility:
Snowbird is 29 miles from Salt Lake City International Airport with more than 600 daily non-stop flights from most major U.S. cities and 25 miles from downtown Salt Lake City. Snowbird is a scenic 40-minute drive from the airport, making same-day skiing and flying a reality.

Lodging:
Four slopeside lodges – The Cliff Lodge, Lodge at Snowbird, The Inn and Iron Blosam – offer rooms by the night, week or longer as well as timeshare opportunities. Snowbird offers 882 total rooms.

Restaurants:
15 serving everything from fine dining to burgers and beers.

Bars:
Five.

The Cliff Spa:
The luxurious Cliff Spa on the top two floors of The Cliff Lodge offers a full complement of services provided by a staff of 40 trained massage therapists, facialists and other specialists.

Meeting Space:
Snowbird’s mountain village includes 50,000 square feet of dedicated meeting space that includes contemporary A/V equipment, conference services and catering and an outdoor tent with a 1,000-person capacity.

Sister Resort:
Zermatt, Switzerland.