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Snowbird Ski Resort Guide

Snowbird, United States

Rated: 3/5 (from 6 ratings)

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForSnowboarders, Snowfall and Apres-Ski.
Highest Lift3,360m11,024ft
Resort Height2,470m8,104ft
 Nearest AirportsSalt Lake City and Knoxville
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The American ski resort of Snowbird is at an altitude of 2,470m8,104ft.


Snowbird has direct access to 85 marked pistes, served by a total of 11 ski lifts.

The ski resort itself is at 2,470m8,104ft, so skiing or boarding back to the resort is usually possible. With ski lifts as high as 3,360m11,024ft, skiing and snowboarding is assured throughout the season.


Snowbird offers good sking, particularly, for Expert and Intermediate skiers.


Snowbird is very highly rated by Snowboarders and there are a variety of Snow and Terrain Parks in Snowbird.

Notable Ski Runs

The most difficult run is the 'Great Scott'.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Snowbird?

There is currently no significant snow in the 7-day forecast for Snowbird.

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Snow Forecast by day for Snowbird

Ski Area Stats

Snowbird Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
Cross Country
Total Length
1km1 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts


Snowbird Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift3,360m11,024ft
Resort Altitude (Snowbird)2,470m8,104ft
Lowest Piste2,440m8,005ft
Max Vertical920m3,018ft

Ratings & Suitability

Ratings for Snowbird
Expert Skiers
Intermediate Skiers

Location and Map

Where is Snowbird?

This ski resort is in Yellow Creek, Graham, United States.


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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Snowbird is Salt Lake City, 40 minutes drive away.

Knoxville, Asheville and Chattanooga airports are all within three hours drive.

Salt Lake City is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.


Ski Lift Capacity

The 11 ski lifts are able to uplift 16,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Snowbird open?

We don't currently have confirmed season dates, but hope to soon.

Usual opening is late November, and usual closing is Late May (Often open weekends in May and sometimes June).

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

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