June 4 2020
Snowbird, UT (June 4, 2020) — Snowbird today announced it will open for summer operations Saturday, June 13, with attendance limits and extensive safety protocols in place for summer activities, hotels and dining. Select dining and lodging outlets at the resort will open one day prior on Friday, June 12. Amenities at all properties will be limited. As the summer rolls on, and Snowbird proceeds through a planned phased-opening, additional activities and restaurants will be made available to guests.
“As we plan for these openings the health and safety of our guests and employees are guiding all decisions for the summer season,” said Snowbird President and General Manager Dave Fields. “Welcoming guests through our doors once again will allow us to safely provide outdoor recreation to all that have missed spending time in the mountains. The entire Snowbird team is ready, and we can’t wait.”
Here’s a glimpse of what Snowbird summer guests can expect:
New Safety Measures at Snowbird
At Snowbird, the guiding principle is the health and safety of our staff, guests and local community. Snowbird is committed to maintaining our operations responsibly and has developed additional safety policies in response to COVID-19. The policies were created according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Salt Lake County Health Department (SLCoHD) and the State of Utah.
As this is a dynamic situation, Snowbird will be frequently adjusting our safety policies and operations to protect our employees and guests. For further details on health and safety measures at Snowbird, please visit snowbird.com/health-safety.
Summer Hiking and Family Activities
Beginning on Saturday, June 13, the Aerial Tram, Alpine Slide, Mountain Coaster and Chickadee chairlift will be up and running. Summer activities will be offered in designated 2-hour time windows for usage; 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.
Aerial Tram rides to Hidden Peak will be limited to 25 passengers and each Tram cabin will be thoroughly cleaned after every trip. All Tram passengers will be required to wear masks, which will be available for guests prior to boarding. Once atop Hidden Peak, visitors can choose from a variety of different hiking routes down Peruvian Gulch or simply bask in the sunlit views of the surrounding Uinta-Wasatch-Cache-National Forest. Please note that The Summit will be open for restrooms only. Detailed information and schedules can be found at snowbird.com.
Mountain Coaster and Alpine Slide sled contact points will be cleaned after each ride and receive a daily full cleaning.
Summer Restaurant and Dining Options
Guests will be treated to five different restaurants spread out across the resort on June 13. The Atrium, SeventyOne, Baked & Brewed, Tram Car Pizza, and The Forklift will greet guests looking for unique dishes only found at Snowbird. The Cliff Lodge room service, SeventyOne, and Tram Car Pizza will open at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 12, to serve guests checking into The Cliff Lodge, The Lodge, and The Inn. For a complete list of restaurant hours and menus, please visit snowbird.com. Seating is limited in each restaurant, according to Salt Lake County Health Department guidelines and to-go options will be available at most restaurants.
The Cliff Lodge, The Lodge and The Inn, will open on Friday, June 12. The Iron Blosam will open on Saturday, June 13. Lodging rooms will be thoroughly sanitized after each visit and hotel rooms will be left unoccupied for 24 hours between visits, when possible. For room rates and reservation information, please visit snowbird.com.
The Cliff Spa
The Snowbird Cliff Spa will open on Saturday, June 13, providing access to the solarium, yoga room, rooftop pool and hot tub. A limited menu of Cliff Spa services will be available for guests starting on Saturday, June 20. Face masks, health screenings and reservations will be required for entrance into The Cliff Spa. Please visit snowbird.com for further details on reservations for The Cliff Spa.
Open shops on Saturday, June 13 will include General Gritts, Wings, Snowbird Sports, Center Sundries and Cliff Sundries. Whether shopping for a quick grab-and-go meal or genuine Snowbird merchandise, guests will have ample options at the resort to fill their needs.
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