Snowbird is a ski holiday heaven for skiers and snowboarders. One of Utah’s biggest resorts with 1,000 m of vertical coupled with some of the longest 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 just 45 minutes from Salt Lake City. With huge amounts of great dry Utah powder annually spread over 2500 acres of variable terrain. Powder is the reason you go to Snowbird. With over 1270cm per season, undoubtedly 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

Trail Map

Other Activities

At Snowbird there is more on offer than just world-class skiing and snowboarding with amazing adventures adding to your ski/board winter experience.

  • Snowshoeing
  • Snowmobiling
  • Tram to the Summit

Getting There

Getting to Snowbird

Fly into Salt Lake City International Airport located only 47 kms (45 minute drive) from Snowbird.

Ask our Active Travel Experts to assist you in prearranging transfers or a rental car for your stay.


Snowbird has a variety of accommodation options to choose from.

Contact our Active Travel Experts for insider tips on where to stay and tailor-made ski/board experiences.