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Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort
Snowbird Ski Resort
Base Elevation 8,100'
Resort Location 40.5810° / -111.6567°
Road Mileage 6.4 miles
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Snowbird Ski & Summer Resort is located 6.4 miles up Little Cottonwood Canyon road.

Snowbird includes the Peruvian Gulch and Gad Valley Gulch drainages on the front-side, and the Mineral Basin drainage in American Fork. Alta ski area is observer's left of Snowbird and White Pine Fork is observer's right. Snowbird's lifts can be used to access American Fork and White Pine Fork.

Keep in mind that ski areas do not perform avalanche mitigation when they are closed—it's almost inevitable that the first avalanche accidents of the year occur within ski area boundaries before avalanche control work has begun.


Snowbird opened in 1971 with three lifts and a tram. It now has 10 chairlifts, a surface lift, an aerial tram, and a 600-foot tunnel with a conveyor lift. Read more about the history of Snowbird.