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Snowbasin, USA

Snowbasin ski holidays

Established in 1939 the American ski resort Snowbasin lies at ? metres altitude in the Utah region of the American Wasatch600 snow cannons ensure artificial snow making covers ?km of trails, which equates to around 19 of the slopes. The nearest airport transfer to Snowbasin is Salt Lake City at a distance of 84km or approximately 120 minutes driving time. Their season runs from November to April.

SNO-man says

The location for downhill and Super G events in the 2002 Winter Olympics. Snowbasin has the same owners as Sun Valley in Idaho. Snowbasin is one of the oldest continuously operating ski areas in the US. Ever since the first hearty skier schussed down the slopes in 1939, people from all over the United States have come to enjoy the powder snow and majestic mountain scenery.

Alpine Downhill Runs

Beginner Trails
 0 runs ?km
0%  Intermediate Trails
 13 runs ?km
20% 
Advanced Trails
 56 runs ?km
50%  Expert Trails
 34 runs ?km
30% 

Resort and Holiday Stats

View our detailed Snowbasin snow forecast or snow report and see all live webcams, piste maps, road and travel maps and lift pass prices. For a picture of historic snow conditions see the snow depths month by month with our Snowbasin snow history.

Beginners
Intermediate
Advanced/Expert
Snowboarders
Apres Ski
Family/child Friendly
Snow-Sure
Ambience
Value for money
Lift Pass Prices (adult 6 day) $558 - $558
Traditional Village / Purpose Built Resort
Resort OpensNov 2020
Resort ClosesApr 2021
( snow conditions often influence opening/closing)

Mountain and Slopes

Downhill Runs ?km
total length of Snowbasin trails
Longest Lift-Served Run 5km
longest piste or trail reachable by lift
Slope Orientation ?
direction Snowbasin area faces
Top Altitude 2849.9m
top station of highest lift
Bottom Altitude 1950.7m
bottom of lowest run
Resort Altitude 1950.7m
centre of Snowbasin ski resort
Vertical Drop 889.2m
total descent from top lift to bottom piste
Skiable Vertical ^v 889.2m
can include extra hike up above top lift

Snow Report

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Web Cam

Snowbasin web cams
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Skiing in Snowbasin

113 pistes and trails means approximately ?km of runs. 13 Snowbasin lifts have capacity to transport 14650 per hour. The longest run in the American ski resort is over 5km.

The mountain has 0% beginner runs or nursery slopes, 20% intermediate, 50% advanced slopes and 30% for experts - the most difficult piste is the ?km ? run, with a steepness/slope angle of ?%. There is no night skiing.

Rating for skiing gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowboarding in Snowbasin

Of the 13 ski lifts, 2 are surface lifts or "drag lifts" - this gives an indication of how modern the lift system is and how good Snowbasin is for snowboarding - especially for beginners learning to board. Facilities include 3 terrain parks and 1 half pipe (longest half pipe length is ? metres), 0 quarter pipe and 0 boardercross courses.

Rating for snowboarding gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowbasin Apres Ski

Off-Slope activities include:

1 apres ski bars 3 restaurants 0 bowling 0 night club 0 cinema 0 billiards / pool 0 games room 0 concert 0 indoor swimming 0 outdoor heated pools 0 saunas 0 hot tubs 0 solariums 0 masseurs 0 indoor ice skating 0 outdoor ice skating 0 indoor sports centre 0 indoor tennis 0 squash racquetball 0 sleigh rides 0 ballooning 0 horse riding 0 prepare winter walks 0 climbing 0 golf 0 fishing 0 museum 0 library Plus these additional apres ski facilities Hiking, Mountain Biking.

Rating for apres ski gets 2 stars out of 5 overall    

"Snowbasin" by any other name

The American resort is also known as Snowbasin and has common misspellings:

The direction which the various Snowbasin slopes face can make or break your ski holiday. To guarantee good snow conditions, choose a resort with piste which face the right way for the time of year you're travelling.

- In the coldest winter months of January and February pick a resort with sunny south facing slopes, so your days on the snow doesn't feel like a polar expedition. Conversely, in the warmest spring skiing months of March and especially April, a resort with cool and shady north facing trails will ensure you're not riding on slush, but benefitting from best late season snow. The best destinations have areas which face in all directions so that you're guaranteed greating conditions whatever the weather. Snowbasin has slopes facing ?.

Rating for snow gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowbasin Shopping

Snowbasin shopping - fashion boutiques, outdoor gear and food shops

The nearest shopping centre is Ogden, 17 miles from Snowbasin. The historic buildings of 25th Street have some far from ordinary novely and gift shops. Shops such as Trends & Traditions, Pan Handlers, and Needlepoint Joint carry only unique gifts and home furnishings.

Snowbasin value for money gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Ski Equipment Rental Shops in Snowbasin

Snowbasin hire shops - overview of all shopping in Snowbasin

The nearest shopping centre is Ogden, 17 miles from Snowbasin. The historic buildings of 25th Street have some far from ordinary novely and gift shops. Shops such as Trends & Traditions, Pan Handlers, and Needlepoint Joint carry only unique gifts and home furnishings.

Snowbasin ski rental shops value rating gets ? stars out of 5 overall    

Main Ski School in Snowbasin

Snowbasin ski school - snowboarding course & skiing lessons

The official ski/board school is called Snowbasin Snowsports Learning Center and has 50 teachers teaching in English and taking students from a minimum age of 4.? www.snowbasin.com 6201100

Snowbasin for beginners         gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowbasin for intermediates  gets 4 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowbasin for expert skiers   gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Snowbasin for snowboarding  gets 3 stars out of 5 overall    

Mountain & Snow Sports in Snowbasin

Snowbasin snow sports - off slope winter mountain sports

Cross Country Skiing (langlaufen) in Snowbasin: 26km X C ski trails, Lessons available? N

Easy XC Ski Trails: 26km     Intermediate XC Trails: 0km   Difficult XC Trails: 0km

Telemark Tuittion: N     Telemark Rental 1      Paragliding schools: 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0     Toboggan Run Length: 0km

Non Skiing Winter & Snow Activities in Snowbasin

Snowbasin snow fun - off slope winter activities

Outdoor Ice Rink: 0 Indoor Ice Rink: 0 Balloon Flights: 0

Prepared Winter Walks: 0 Snowshoeing: 1 Hang Gliding : 0

Snow mobile Rental: 0 Toboggan Run Length: 0km Paragliding schools: 0

Snowbasin non skiing facilities also include Hiking, Mountain Biking.


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