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“Best Skiing in Utah”
Review of Snowbasin Resort

Snowbasin Resort
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Owner description: Snowbasin Resort is an all season recreation resort located in Huntsville, Utah, less than 35 miles North of Salt Lake City. Top rated by Ski Magazine in the categories of Service, On-Mountain Food, Lifts and Grooming, it has one of the easiest drives from Salt Lake International Airport as well as quick access to the Park City area and downtown Ogden. With 3,000 skiable acres and 3,000 vertical feet, Snowbasin Resort is best known for wide-open bowls, gladed runs, manicured groomers, powder stashes days after a storm and excellent service. Snowbasin Resort offers summer activities on Saturdays and Sundays, including the popular Blues, Brews & BBQ free summer concert series. Enjoy award-winning cuisine including mountaintop dining with spectacular views and magnificent day lodges. Consistently recognized as one of the best family resorts in North America, Snowbasin Resort is one of the oldest continuously operating ski resort in the nation and is a member of the Grand America Hotels and Resorts family. Sister properties include Sun Valley Resort, Grand America Hotel, Little America Hotel (all Salt Lake City, UT), The Westgate Hotel, San Diego, CA, Little America Flagstaff, AZ, Little America, WY, and Little America, Cheyenne, WY.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Bathroom facilities, Lockers / storage, Stairs / elevator
Ogden, Utah
1 review
“Best Skiing in Utah”
Reviewed June 16, 2014

This is a very nice place to be the lodges are beautiful, good food and great skiing. I go up there every weekend and it is always great. I also go other places like Snowbird or Alta but Snowbasin is the best.

Visited December 2013
Thank Connor J
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English first
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82 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“My favorite ski area”
Reviewed May 8, 2014

We're from CO and travel to ski snowbasin every winter (if we can) the resort is breathtakingly beautiful and way nicer than any CO resorts as far as lodges and food go. The skiing has a great variety from cliffs at the gondola to cruising hills between trees. Love love love it! Sometimes the fog makes for low visibility though which is my only complaint.

Visited February 2014
2 Thank Chelsey S
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8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Snowbasin spring skiing”
Reviewed April 17, 2014

We had one last hurrah of spring skiing the week before Easter and headed up to Snowbasin. When we arrived on Monday morning it was our first time to the mountain. The facilities were amazing- very well done. After getting the kids gear on (ages 8&9), purchasing lift tickets we were looking at the map to plan out the first few runs. We were approached by a guest service agent/guide, Mark, who kindly offered to show us around the mountain. He quickly assessed our respective ski levels and took us down some challenging runs accordingly. The mountain was great, but it was Mark's customer service that will make us come back over and over. When it was time for Mark and the group to split ways I offered to compensate him for his time, but he refused and just said "it's my job". So to sum it up- Great snow, great trails, very nice facility and incredible guest service (everyone we met seemed to have Mark's same great attitude).

Look forward to coming back next year.

Visited April 2014
1 Thank Matthew R
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26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
“One of the best”
Reviewed April 7, 2014 via mobile

As instructors we've travelled all over the world in search of the perfect ride. Snowbasin comes pretty close and can hold its own with the big names in Europe, Canada and the US. Whilst not a huge resort the snowbasin folks make up with friendly banter, the best prepped piste anywhere, varied terrain including accessible scary stuff if you want it and the nicest on mountain cafes you could imagine. Well done snowbasin, a hidden gem (to Europeans at least).

Thank Garry L
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Hobe Sound, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Can't wait to return”
Reviewed March 31, 2014 via mobile

Until someone recommended Snow Basin we had not heard much about it. Now that we have been...OMG what a place! We were just minutes from some of the more popular places but we drove the hour north 2 days in a row! Do not miss Snow Basin!

Visited March 2014
Thank rsjcloudnine
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