Snowbasin Ski Resort, near Salt Lake City in Utah, shot to fame during the 2002 Olympic Games. Amongst Utah’s largest recreational areas, Snowbasin is an experience no skier should miss. Imagine gliding down the very same challenging slopes that expert Olympians traversed. Utah’s Snowbasin, opened in 1941, fills snow sport enthusiasts’ every needs with well-maintained groomed slopes, stunning scenery, excellent customer care and exquisite dining. Discover the gem of Utah – Snowbasin Resort.
Snowbasin Ski Resort boasts 3 200 acres of ski terrain with a vertical of 2 959 feet shrouded with 400 inches of snow each year. The longest run at Snowbasin extends an impressive 3 miles. Whether you are just starting out or are a seasoned skier, Utah’s Snowbasin’s terrain is ideal for you. With groomed cruisers, alpine bowls, stunning glades, chutes and two incomparable downhill race courses, Snowbasin’s terrain is rated as follows: 21% beginner, 49% intermediate and 30% advanced. Nine Lifts including 3 gondolas hoist eager skiers and snowboarders up the snowy mountainsides into this world of winter adventure. Nordic skiers, snowshoe fans and skating skiers will have their fill exploring the 26 km of cross-country trails. Snowboarders can make their way to the exciting terrain parks. Krazy Kat Park is perfect for those who want to learn some tricks or sharpen their skills on the rails, kickers, table tops and other park features. Apex Park is designed for advanced snowboarders where they can test their skills on spine jumps, C rails, a teeter-totter and more. The Superpipe is super popular and is located at the base of Wildflower Downhill Course. The entire family can join in the fun of the six lane tubing hill. The good times never end at Snowbasin Ski Resort.
Utah’s Snowbasin has an excellent Snowsports Learning Center. With more than 100 instructors you are certain to receive personal attention as you hone your skiing or snowboarding skills. The Grizzly Center provides services and facilities to ensure visitors have all that they need. At the center you are able to rent equipment, purchase goods, make use of the child care and information desk. Snowbasin also has 3 brilliant lodges, namely Earl’s lodge, Needles Lodge and John Paul Lodge. When hunger strikes, head off to one of these lodges for a delightful meal. A selection of accommodation is available in the surrounding area. Little America Hotel and Grand America in Salt Lake City offer packages in coordination with Snowbasin Resort.
When summer arrives at Snowbasin, this massive recreation area continues to thrive. During the warm months you will be able to enjoy activities such as hiking, biking, concerts, gondola rides, disc golf and horseback riding.
Utah’s Snowbasin is a year-round vacation destination where the options are endless, the surroundings are gorgeous and the facilities are outstanding. Be sure to head to Snowbasin this winter!