Ski Utah Press Release

Public Relations Director

Bark at the Basin 5K to Benefit Best Friends Animal Society at Snowbasin Resort

Join Snowbasin Resort on September 10th for the annual 'Bark the Basin’ fundraiser.

Snowbasin, UT August 2017 – Join Snowbasin Resort on September 10th for the annual 'Bark the Basin’ fundraiser. Bring your furry friends to enjoy a 5k hike to benefit the Best Friends Animal Society of Utah. Registration is just $30 and all proceeds go to Best Friends Animal Society of Utah. All participants will get a Bark at the Basin T-shirt and a water bowl for your best friend. Registration starts at 10:00 am and the walk starts at 12:00 pm. All dogs must remain on a leash for the duration of the event.

Finish the walk and stick around with your furry friends to enjoy their free Blues, Brews & BBQ with music from The Johnny Utahs and Underground Cash. Humans dine on delicious BBQ with vegetarian options and the dogs can have gourmet dog treats home-made by Snowbasin’s culinary team. All the proceeds from the dog treats will also go to Best Friends of Utah. Bark at the Basin, a 5K trail hike that benefits Best Friends Animal.

Best Friends Animal Society is the only national animal welfare organization focused exclusively on ending the killing of dogs and cats in America’s shelters. A leader in the no-kill movement, Best Friends runs the nation’s largest no-kill sanctuary for companion animals, as well as lifesaving programs in collaboration with its nationwide network of members and partners working to Save Them All®. In Utah, Best Friends leads the No-Kill Utah (NKUT) initiative, which is focused on ending the killing of dogs and cats in the state shelters by 2019, operates a pet adoption center in the Sugar House neighborhood of Salt Lake City and a spay/neuter clinic in Orem. Since its founding in 1984, Best Friends has helped reduce the number of animals killed in American shelters from 17 million per year to about 4 million.


About Snowbasin Resort

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. To learn more, visit or call 801.620.1000.