Who is Snowbasin for?
Snowbasin appeals to all skiers and snowboarders. There’s always an easy way down for beginners and intermediate guests. Meanwhile, untracked terrain — oftentimes days after a storm — in steep bowls, narrow chutes and tricky forests challenge more advanced skiers and riders. And for those seeking big air, three terrain parks provide a strong rail game.
Speed down the same slopes Olympians did at the 2002 Winter Olympics. Snowbasin’s Olympic legacy lives on the steep pitches of Grizzly Downhill and Wildflower Downhill, the black diamond runs that hosted the women’s and men’s downhill, super G and combined races.
Parking and Transportation
Snowbasin offers complimentary parking in five locations: Earl's Lot, Maples Lot, Canyon Rim Lot, Wildcat Lot and Overflow parking. Once parked, walk to a designated pick-up site to be transported to the base area. Snowbasin encourages carpools, so if you’re a car of three or more people, you can access priority parking in Lot A of Earl's Lot on a first-come, first-served basis.
Snowbasin does not offer night skiing.
Nordic skiers get a boost at Snowbasin, where they have more than 16 miles of trails they can access for free. Suitable for both skating and classic style Nordic skiing, the trails wind through snowy glades and meadows under towering mountain peaks.
Restaurants and Places to Relax
Earl’s Lodge Servery: Consider Earl’s Lodge a hub for ski-day food and apres-ski festivities. Fresh-baked pastries and espresso sweeten up any morning. Fuel the rest of your day with hearty burgers, homestyle turkey pot pie, or homemade pizza and pair it off with a cold local craft beer. Head to Cinnabar inside Earl’s Lodge for gastro-pub style cuisine, specialty cocktails, apps, lunch or apres-ski.
Needles Lodge: Until 3 p.m., Needles Lodge opens to those seeking a luxury dining experience. Relax while taking in awe-inspiring views of the Ogden Valley from 8,700 feet. Award-winning chefs prepare and present gourmet cuisine with the freshest ingredients right before your eyes.
John Paul Lodge: A 12-minute lift ride takes Snowbasin skiers and riders to the John Paul Lodge for gourmet sandwiches, hearty soups and fresh salads. Sit by a crackling fire to warm up or head outside on the patio to soak up the sun.
The Overlook: Snowbasin's newest restaurant, The Overlook waits 8,700' high with views of the resort and the Ogden Valley below. Stop by for a specialty meal and a drink. Ages 21+ during winter operations.
Strawberry Slopeside: The go-to spot for a bite to eat and a beer at the base of Strawberry Gondola. Drop in for a quick refresh during lunch hours, between 11:00am and 2:30pm.