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Snowbird: Mountains of Summer Fun

Published: 05/14/2009

- A Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass Attraction -

Salt Lake City (May 2009)-Snowbird Ski and Summer Resort, located in Little Cottonwood Canyon just 40 minutes from downtown Salt Lake, is typically best known for its famed skiing on the "Greatest Snow On Earth." What is often overlooked is that Snowbird is one of the most scenic, high-altitude summer resorts in North America and chock full of activities for the whole family. It also happens to be one of the attractions available when using the Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass.

Snowbird offers year-round activities for people with varying interests, from exciting action-packed adventures to its spa. In addition to world-class skiing and snowboarding during the winter months, Snowbird boasts a number of exhilarating summer activities, including a 1,300-foot alpine slide, ZipRider, climbing walls, mountain biking and mountain scooters, Bungy Trampoline, a fishing pond, ATV tours, horseback tours and, of course, its famous aerial tram, taking passengers to 11,000-foot Hidden Peak and stunning vistas overlooking the Wasatch Mountains.

Snowbird is open year round with varying times depending on the season. For more information on Snowbird and all it has to offer throughout the year, visit

The Salt Lake Convention & Visitors Bureau is a private, non-profit corporation responsible for the promotion of Salt Lake as a convention and travel destination. Salt Lake is a unique fusion of metropolitan city and quaint mountain town; the towering Wasatch Mountains that embrace Salt Lake offer a dramatic backdrop to the vibrancy and activities of downtown. The Visit Salt Lake Connect Pass is a convenient, affordable pass giving visitors access to more than a dozen of Salt Lake's top attractions. For more information on all that Salt Lake has to offer, including the Connect Pass, visit

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