Skiers waiting for Snowbird's Aerial Tram to Hidden Peak
Skiers waiting for Snowbird's Aerial Tram to Hidden Peak

Snowbird

Snowbird is a four-season resort located in the Wasatch Mountains' breathtaking Little Cottonwood Canyon. Snowbird boasts Utah's longest ski season, but the thrills, luxury, and relaxation don't end when the snow melts—the resort offers dozens of alpine activities, spa packages, summer events, and mountain dining during the warmer months.

History

Located at the base of the former mining town of Alta, Utah, Snowbird was opened in 1971 by former Alta Lodge employee Ted Johnson and ski-industry businessman Dick Bass. Snowbird began with three lifts, the 125-passenger Aerial Tram, the Lodge at Snowbird, and the Snowbird Center. Since then it's expanded to include the world-class Cliff Lodge and Cliff Spa, a conference center, an 11-story atrium, North America's only ski tunnel, and the world’s largest privately held collection of oriental rugs (to name a few noteworthy additions). The resort has received numerous prestigious awards for everything from its guest services to its environmental stewardship.

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Winter Activities

Snowbird is all about the future. A sprawling resort served by an impressive array of high-speed chairs and its Aerial Tram, Snowbird is a playground for those who like to ride or ski fast, steep, and deep. For more information about the Snowbird ski and winter experience, including trail maps, discount ski passes, guided mountain tours, Mountain School, and more, check out Ski City's Snowbird Resort.

Austen Diamond Photography

Winter Activities

Snowbird is all about the future. A sprawling resort served by an impressive array of high-speed chairs and its Aerial Tram, Snowbird is a playground for those who like to ride or ski fast, steep, and deep. For more information about the Snowbird ski and winter experience, including trail maps, discount ski passes, guided mountain tours, Mountain School, and more, check out Ski City's Snowbird Resort.

Explore Snowbird

Located up Little Cottonwood Canyon, Snowbird is just a scenic 45 min drive from Salt Lake City International Airport, making same-day skiing and flying a reality. The winter terrain is immaculate and the summer mountains beg to be explored by foot, bike, aerial tram and even via scenic helicopter tours.

 

On Mountain Dining

The Atrium

Start your day with a gourmet coffee or fine tea at The Atrium. Feel your spirits lift as you gaze at Snowbird’s mountains through The Atrium’s 11-story windows. Open daily, our friendly baristas will get you a coffee or pastry to-go if you’re in a hurry.

The Wildflower Lounge

The Wildflower Lounge is a cozy place to relax by the fire, shoot some pool, watch the big game or recap the day's adventures. The menu features homemade pizzas, appetizers and après-ski specials.

Snowbird's new restaurant SeventyOne at the bottom of The Cliff Lodge.

SeventyOne

SeventyOne features American grill favorites, an open kitchen and a retro vibe. Take in the expansive mountain views while you enjoy a relaxing meal or quick drink at the bar.

Mid-Gad Restaurant

Snowbird's mid-mountain eatery, open daily during the winter, serving burgers, sandwiches, pizza, chili, salads, beer, and snacks.

Lodging at Snowbird

The Inn

Nestled in Snowbird's Pedestrian Village, the Inn provides the comforts of home with a variety of lodging options.

The Lodge at Snowbird

A variety of slopeside hotel and condominium units. Restaurant, heated outdoor pool, hot tub, and sauna.

Iron Blosam Lodge

159 varied condo types, Wildflower Italian Ristorante, pool and spa facilities on site.

The Cliff Lodge & Spa

Features ski-in/ski-out accessibility, complimentary wireless Internet, two lounges, a business center, three restaurants, a heated outdoor pool and hot tub complex, The Cliff Spa, and Camp Snowbird.

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